“Conspiracy Theory” For Dummies. (ie Donald Trump)

The Truth Is Out There   The X-Files Did anybody here ever see that 1997 movie “Conspiracy Theory?” In short, it’s about a cab driver (Mel Gibson), who believes that basically everything that happens in the world is a part of a vast conspiracy, most specifically about him. And then it starts to look like secret…

Trump retweets conspiracy theory claiming Bill Clinton killed Jeffrey Epstein

Well, you knew this was coming … NBC News: President Donald Trump retweeted a conspiracy theory on Saturday evening alleging without evidence that former President Bill Clinton was connected to the death of wealthy financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, hours after Epstein was found dead by apparent suicide in his federal prison cell. “Died…

Trump official all but accuses the Clintons of killing Jeffrey Epstein

You may remember Lynne Patton from the Michael Cohen hearings, when she attempted to refute Cohen’s (rather obvious) assertion that Donald Trump is a racist. Well, now the regional HUD administrator for the Trump administration is stepping into the fray again to (naturally!) accuse Bill and Hillary Clinton of killing Jeffrey Epstein. Because that’s the kind…

NYT: Jeffrey Epstein 'hoped to seed human race with his DNA'

This is why we shouldn’t have billionaires. They have waaaaayyyy too much time on their hands and waaaaayyyy too many opportunities to act creepier than shit. The New York Times: Jeffrey E. Epstein, the wealthy financier who is accused of sex trafficking, had an unusual dream: He hoped to seed the human race with his DNA…

Epstein's special treatment extended to having his cell door unlocked in jail

Thank God Jeffy Epstein wasn’t selling loose cigarettes or stealing Tic Tacs in a three-strikes state. It was just human trafficking. Pfff. According to a Friday story in the Washington Post, Epstein was given kid-glove treatment while serving his sentence for sex crimes with a minor. “For the time being, I am authorizing that his cell door be…

Paul Ryan, you are Lame

‘Don’t cheat on your wife. Don’t cheat on anything. Be a good person. Set a good example.’-Paul Ryan. The preceding quote was a reported candid criticism from the book, American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump by Tim Alberta. My response to Mr. Ryan is,…

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 129)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1471. Continued to push for citizenship question on the census 1472. A judge ruled…

Alex Acosta's job is safe…Tick-tock-tick-tock

I wrote in an article yesterday about his pathetic one man dog-and-pony show that I had gone on an Official Acosta Resignation (or Termination) Watch. Nothing in the resulting fallout has made me change my mind, but I’ve fine tuned it a little bit. If there’s one thing that a broken down reality show retread like…

The “Allred Moment.”

The “Allred Moment.” That’s what Eugene Robinson called it on MSNBC last night, and I couldn’t have put it better meself. Now I know why the guy has a Pulitzer prize on his wall. But it was more than just a pretty bit of word smithing, I happen to think that he’s spot on. What…

Kicking your Way to the Goal of Equity

In the middle of a simmering rape scandal involving writer E. Jean Carroll and a peripheral connection to sex trafficking, with the arrest of Trump friend Jeffrey Epstein, the White House was furthered embarrassed today with the feting of the United States Women’s National (soccer) Team in New York this morning.  The festive motorcade through…

We need to get rid of Cyrus Vance Jr.

I don’t care that he is a Democrat. Being District Attorney of New York County (what the island of Manhattan is called as a county —  as a borough of NYC it is Manhattan) is to hold a safely Democratic seat. I don’t care that this DA had a distinguished father. All I need to…