“This is what Trump is like in the Oval Office every day.”

Red-faced. Shouting. Interrupting. Ignoring. That describes Trump at last night’s debate. Turns out it also describes what he’s like in the Oval Office: Trump doesn’t accept the consensus that the debate was a disaster because, sources said, he was unabashedly himself. “The thing about the debate is people got to see why no one that…

yet another Trump presser – more chicken-in-every-pot promises

Q: What do you mean by an “invasion” in the suburbs if VP Joe Biden is elected? President Trump: “They're going to destroy suburbia. And 30 percent of the people in suburbia are minorities.  They say 35 percent, but I like to cut it lower. This one’s importance is in opposition to the Biden-Harris joint…

“EVERY TRUMP FOREIGN POLICY SCANDAL IN ONE TWEET.”

That is a new Twitter thread by Seth Abramson, drawing on the research he did for his 3 books on Trump. That’s one tweet per scandal. There are 20 Tweets covering issues with the EU and some 2 dozen plus individual nations. If you want to read the original in Twitter, you can start here…

Every Poll Has TWO Numbers. Why I'm So Up About Biden

If you ever get annoyed, look at me I’m self employed. I love to work at nothing all day   BTO   Taking Care of Business Many moons  ago, in my street rat days as a Chicago political junkie, I once went to a Democratic gathering. It was actually a cross between a seminar and a convention….

12 airliners crashing every day for two months as Trump deconstructs national grief

We note today 100,000 deaths as well as the meme #JusticeForCarolyn in its fabricated disinformation of what could be a true story about Trump’s treatment of his paramours’ abortions (see Elliot Broidy). After all Trump copes with mass death by diverting attention with something else spectacular, in this case yet another debunked conspiracy theory no less idiotic than…

With the Virus Certain to Spread, We Need Vote By Mail in Every State

With the coronavirus starting to spread, we should think of ways to deal with the pandemic since containment now looks impossible. The best way to save the election of 2020 might be to allow all voters to Vote By Mail as some states already do. All states allow some absentee voting, but many require excuses. Most state…

Elizabeth Warren: A Great Public School Education for Every Student

I attended public school growing up in Oklahoma. After I graduated from the University of Houston, a public university where tuition cost only $50 a semester, my first job was as a special education teacher at a public school in New Jersey. I later attended a public law school. I believe in America’s public schools….