Trump at big-donor fundraiser: 'Who the hell cares about the budget?'

The Washington Post has obtained audio of Donald Trump schmoozing his deep-pocketed donors at a Friday night Mar-a-Lago fundraiser, and he made one remark that’s sure to enrage rank-and-file Republicans and GOP lawmakers — if someone can manage to stick the transcript in an enchanted pneumatic tube system and send it back to 2010. Because…

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…

Report: U.S. officials believe Iran accidentally shot down Ukrainian jetliner

From Steven Portnoy, a reporter with CBS Radio: x BREAKING: @CBSNews has learned US officials are now confident Iran shot down a Ukrainian jetliner with 176 people on board. Sources say US intelligence picked detected infrared blips of two missile launches, followed by the blip of an explosion.— Steven Portnoy (@stevenportnoy) January 9, 2020 That’s…

Fox News cuts away from Mike Lee's impassioned criticism of Trump administration briefing

Do not question Dear Leader, you plebeian cur! x Fox News cut away from Republican Sen. Mike Lee as he excoriated the Trump admin’s Soleimani briefing as “probably the worst briefing at least on a military issue I’ve seen.” pic.twitter.com/736Qtd6bWZ — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) January 8, 2020 Constitution. War powers. Alexander Hamilton.  Zzzzzzzzzzzz … No…

'All is well!' tweets the guy who's nearly always wrong

Jesus Christ, this asshole. All is well! Missiles launched from Iran at two military bases located in Iraq. Assessment of casualties & damages taking place now. So far, so good! We have the most powerful and well equipped military anywhere in the world, by far! I will be making a statement tomorrow morning. — Donald…

Donald Trump Jr. poses with AR-15 featuring pic of Hillary in prison

There’s something seriously wrong with this kid. At least he was at “the range” and not firing from an armored Humvee at narcoleptic mountain gorillas or something. In a provocative stupid-as-shit Instagram post on Sunday, Donald Trump Jr. was shown posing with an AR-15 featuring a cartoon drawing of Hillary Clinton in prison: The gun…

Putin is Not Happy With His Puppet

It seems Russia is not pleased that Trump took out Suleimani. Newsweek: Russia Says U.S. Soleimani Strike Will Damage Regional Stability, Impact Millions of People Russia's Foreign Ministry has condemned the U.S. assassination of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander Qassem Soleimani, warning Thursday's strike would only escalate regional tensions and make life worse for millions…

Remember when idiot Trump thought Iran's Soleimani was head of the Kurds?

I’ve seen a few headlines and analyses this morning asserting that Trump has “gambled” in his decision to assassinate Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani. This is almost certainly incorrect, for this reason: “Gambling,” while inherently reckless, still involves some sort of understanding of the rules of the game, the stakes, and the likely outcomes. A blackjack player…