4 important paragraphs from Lucian K Truscott IV

who is a graduate of West Point, a long-time journalist, a direct descendant of Thomas Jefferson who was key in getting the Jefferson descendants to recognize as kin those descended from Sally Hemings. They are the last four paragraphs of a piece in Salon titled r the arrest of the police who killed George Floyd….

Trump Loses PAT ROBERTSON

LBJ once said that when he lost Walter Cronkite, he lost America. Well, Trump is no LBJ and Robertson is certainly no Uncle Walter. But today, at least for moment, Trump lost Robertson. ‘It isn’t cool’: Televangelist Pat Robertson blasts Trump for his protest response Televangelist Pat Robertson criticized President Trump on Tuesday for his…

NC-Sen: VoteVets Refuses To Let Moscow Mitch's Super PAC Defeat Cal Cunningham (D)

I received this e-mail from VoteVets in support of Cal Cunningham’s (D. NC) U.S. Senate campaign: When you make a contribution to VoteVets, you know that every dollar is going towards representing the lives and needs of veterans and military families. Because of this team, we’ve already spent millions across the country supporting progressive veterans…

The actual president of the United States is jealous of a dog's positive press

How insecure do you have to be to get jealous of a dog’s news clippings? Well, exactly this insecure (second tweet): x Trump whines about Conan the dog getting more positive press than him following the al-Baghdadi raid pic.twitter.com/QTk56O3kF1— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) February 20, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> “Remember the dog, great dog Conan? When…

Get Rid of the worst of the GOP..

I could rant and rant about how Florida went from a lovely sub tropical state that was  more purple than red but we have had some real lazy people not doing all they could in the State party and the folks with money like the billionaires running for president, not helping with money matters in…

Pranksters paste Trump Jr. recruitment posters on Armed Forces Career Center

This is the pick-me-up you need today: Jason Selvig and Davram Stiefler, a comedy duo known as The Good Liars, pasted that poster to the front of the Armed Forces Career Center in Brooklyn in the wake of Trump Sr.’s Iran saber-rattling. In an Instagram caption, the two wrote, “We put up some #honestsigns at the Army Recruitment…

Selling Troops and a veteran's legs repossessed. How great can we get?

There is a lot to this story but it boils down to one thing,  disrespect and unpatriotic.    The legs were returned…unadjusted and unuseable. I know and many vets know there are hoops to jump through but many get tired of waiting for permission to do things like walk without falling. Little things like, eating…

Top Pentagon Brass Discussing Resignation

Politico is reporting that Trump's strain with Pentagon inspires talk of more departures: Even before Navy Secretary Richard Spencer’s forced ouster this weekend, a handful of the Pentagon's highest-ranking officials have been debating just when they would feel compelled to resign over what they see as Trump's disregard for the chain of command, two current…

Trump sits down for a crazy-as-fudge interview with Piers Morgan

Had I known Donald Trump was sitting down for an interview with Piers Morgan I would have been frightened out of my mind knowing they might spontaneously collapse into a douchebag singularity and swallow up the solar system and, eventually, the outer spiral arm of our galaxy. But that didn’t happen. Instead we witnessed a supernova of spittle and…

Trump escalates the GOP war on government workers

As the New Year begins, imagine that this is how your 2018 ended: You work at a company where the CEO and the management team are notoriously corrupt. They began the year by taking on $150 million in new debt for the purpose of rewarding themselves and their shareholders with a massive stock buyback. But as the…

Trump lies to the troops about their own salaries

After forcing hundreds of thousands of federal employees to go without pay for the holidays so he can make the vertiginous syphilis fever dream he once had about a giant wall worth it somehow, Donald Trump told another whopper while visiting the troops in Iraq today. From The Washington Post: The president also told a number of…