Trump Threatens to Sue His Own Campaign Manager Over Bad Poll Numbers

CNN just posted a story about yet another Trumpertantrum, as the Great Orange Shitgibbet goes increasingly and noisily and totally insane: Trump erupts at campaign manager as reelection stress overflows As he huddled with advisers on Friday evening, President Donald Trump was still fuming over his sliding poll numbers and the onslaught of criticism he…

Trump Threatens Schiff, Who Is Not Impressed

A WaPo story just out: Trump makes veiled threat toward Schiff over classified briefing on Russian 2020 election interference President Trump on Sunday made a veiled threat toward House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff, claiming without evidence that the California Democrat had leaked information from a classified briefing in which a senior U.S. intelligence…

Trump threatens NPR in wake of Pompeo outburst

It’s no secret that Donald Trump hates media outlets that challenge him and his administration. In the past, he’s singled out The Washington Post and CNN, corruptly using his office to try to punish them and their parent companies. Now he appears to be threatening NPR’s funding following a recent dustup between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…

Trump threatens war while at the golf course

Over sixty hours of golf over the past two weeks. His ‘head’ is worth less than his federal golf expenses, but enough to buy a lottery ticket for everyone in Iran Trump now on the golf course; his 257th day at a Trump golf club and 338th at a Trump property since taking office in January…

Florida Congressman Threatens Georgia Governor, Who Ignores Him

Master Bootlicker and All-Around Toady Matt Gaetz, whom GQ calls the “Trumpiest Congressman in Washington,” is out there again lighting fires for his master. Gov. Brian Kemp (R-GA) wants to appoint Kerry Loeffler, a local finance executive and owner of the local WNBA franchise, to replace Sen. Johnny Isakson when he steps down at the…

Kurdistan, Part II: The Middle East threatens to fall apart. More.

Yesterday, I posted a diary with a long (but still staggeringly incomplete) history of Kurdistan. Which brings us to more recent events… When 2017 began, Iraqi Kurdistan was maybe the most-autonomous region in the world which was nevertheless not truly independent. Kurdistan had its own military, its own police force. It had the right to engage in…