FEAR…

This JUST in: Trump says he finds it hard to believe Judge Kavenaugh would have done that back in the what, 1980s? “We’ll have to make a decision. But I can only say this: He is such an outstanding man. Very hard for me to imagine that anything happened.” (Said the President who bragged about his […]

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Squirrels!

I’m taking a break from politics while the waters go down in the Carolinas to write about a scourge once thought of as cute, but in reality, awful. Squirrels. Bushy-tailed armies from hell, I would suggest. And I am not at all alone in this. Here is why. I left our home in Evanston on […]

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President Boobie and the Big Winds!

Wowser, what a shitehead! President Trump (Boobie for our purposes) used the approach of another big wind to re-live a few moments from his triumphant (?) visit to Puerto Rico during last year’s hurricane season to proclaim himself king of the help givers and curse the dems for killing people to dirty up his record. […]

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The GOP Reassures Itself As It Drifts Ever Closer to an Iceberg. Will the captain go down with the ship?

The string quartet is  getting ready on the deck and warming up to play “Nearer My God To Thee” even as the captain and his top crew members proclaim that things are mostly going to be okay. Straining the metaphor? Yes I am. Okay, Titanic is not a good comparison for the Republican Party at […]

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WITH OBAMA, THE TRUMP THING IS ON!

Barack Obama is back, thank Gawwwwd! The former President came to Illinois Friday to kick off his reentry into the American political scene and present a vision of leadership for the wandering Democrats, who know what they don’t like, but don’t know what to be these days. It was a very strong presentation, as you […]

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Combatting Oval Incompetence

I never thought I would see this day, where you could ask the question, “Is it best to ignore orders from the president of the United States?” We have just never been set up to deal with something like that. Sure, in President Nixon’s darkest days, the Defense Secretary let it be known the ranting […]

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