SCOTUS decision could spell trouble for Trump in rape case

Ruh-roh. I’m no lawyer — partly because I enjoy writing books and blogs more than studying the law, and partly because, well, weed — but I can read and comprehend a story about Trump’s jowly buttocks landing squarely in the fondue pot. Looks like one of the unintended consequences of the recent 7-2 Supreme Court decision…

E. Jean Carroll can now sue Trump in NY

Trump’s attempt to throw out E. Jean Carroll’s case fails. Her defamation case moves forward. Trump probably should have “moved” to Florida even earlier. Should there be a GoFundMe to DNA test E. Jean Carroll’s dress. Maybe Mike Bloomberg can check his couch cushions for change. Trump asks a New York judge to throw out…

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…

How a rape allegation against Trump became a symbol of media dysfunction

When longtime advice columnist E. Jean Carroll decided to go public in New York magazine with her shocking story of being raped by Donald Trump in a department store dressing room, she was likely prepared to be bullied and attacked by the president and his right-wing defenders. She was probably less prepared to be all but ignored by…

Trump on rape accuser: 'She's not my type'

I may never stop vomiting. The Hill: President Trump said Monday that writer E. Jean Carroll was “totally lying” when she recently accused him of raping her during an encounter in a New York department store in the mid-1990s. In an exclusive interview with The Hill, the president vehemently denied the allegations just hours after Carroll…

Trump claims he's never met his rape accuser; this photo says different

Hey, look! Donald Trump lied! First of all, here was the pr*sident’s response to the accusations of E. Jean Carroll, who claimed in a book excerpt published in New York magazine that Trump raped her in a department store dressing room in the mid-’90s: Regarding the “story” by E. Jean Carroll, claiming she once encountered…

Kabuki Theater On the Subject of Rape In the U.S. Senate Again.

Kate Riga of TPM showed some video of Republican Senator Joni Ernst questioning another fine Trump judicial nominee Neomi Rao about her stance on rape.  While in college, Rao wrote some lovely views about date rape: A nominee President Donald Trump would like to replace Brett Kavanaugh on the DC Circuit Court of Appeals once…