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No Reach-Around from CPAC for Milo

Conservative, gay rabble-rouser Milo Yiannopoulos (nee. Hanrahan) was thwarted recently from making a speech at U.C. Berkeley by rowdy students who didn’t appreciate giving the flaming flame-thrower a platform to disgorge what they considered hate speech. Based on Yiannopoulos’ past, … Continue reading

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Puzzed!

After Ronald Reagan nominated Robert Bork for a seat on the Supreme Court, Democrats in the Senate went after the scraggly-bearded Duck Dynasty judge with a vengeance. Having been one of Richard Nixon’s loyal automatons during the Watergate scandal, Bork … Continue reading

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Out Like Flynn

“Flim-Flam” Flynn wrongly indicates how many more days he expects to keep his job. Forced by circumstances of his own making, General Michael Flynn belatedly tendered his resignation as Trump’s National Security Advisor, ending a tenure of 24 days which … Continue reading

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Twitty Conway

By now the whole world knows (whether all will admit it is another thing) that Kellyanne Conway, the Trump Whisperer, is a bona fide twit. The ditzy blonde went on MSNBC to tell fellow twit Chris Matthews that Trump’s ban … Continue reading

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A Kushy Job

The kind of takedown of Jared Kushner we’d love to see… The U.S. recently raided an Al-Qaeda compound in Yemen with the goal of confiscating laptops and cell phones in the hope of collecting inside intel on the terrorist group … Continue reading

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Trick Question

Proud of his grade, Trump shows off his executive order to the rest of the kindergarten class. “The Generals,” as Trump refers to them as though they’re an amorphous blob (or maybe he’s confused them with the team that always … Continue reading

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The Oaf of Office

The official transcript of the Oath of Office as administered by Chief Justice of the U.S. John Roberts to Donald Trump, January 20, 2017: Roberts: Raise your right pussy grabber and repeat after me. I, Donald John Trump — Trump: … Continue reading

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A Scary Home Companion

Amazon has come a long way since the days it shipped books and bowling balls at a loss direct to consumers who ordered such products on a new-fangled invention called the internet. Out of necessity, but also with an intuitive … Continue reading

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Trump Gags on his Own Medicine

Apparently, Trump doesn’t like the taste of his own medicine. That’s right; like dozens of commodities that bear his “luxury” name, Trump has his own brand of medicine which entails endless, shameless shilling of unsubstantiated innuendo and false rumors. But … Continue reading

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The Envelope Please…

…And the award for most overrated actress goes to…. RRRRRIPPPPP Meryl Streep! This is the first award for Ms. Streep in the category of most overrated actress, and the only award she has never won. Truly an honor. Deepest congratulations, … Continue reading

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Carl Paladino Knows Mad Cow Disease

Artvoice, a Buffalo-based media outlet recently posed a set of four mundane questions to local personalities as part of an end-of-year puff piece. It’s the kind of thing many local newspapers and e-zines commonly publish in the slow weeks leading … Continue reading

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What Swamp?

Dateline December 21 via CNN: “Gingrich: Trump dropping ‘drain the swamp’ “Drain the swamp” was a refrain of Donald Trump during the presidential campaign, but Newt Gingrich says the president-elect “doesn’t want to use it anymore. “I’m told he now … Continue reading

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Strap Gail Collins to the Roof

Gail Collins, one of the lamer op-ed columnists for the New York Times wrote a piece the other day about Mitt Romney’s embarrassing dinner with Trump in which the former Governor and presidential candidate sucked up to the orange man … Continue reading

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The Curse of Salvator Mundi

A Renaissance-era painting titled “Salvator Mundi” thought to have been executed by a student of Leonardo Da Vinci around 1500 was sold at auction in 1958 for less than $100. No doubt the seller considered it a good deal, for … Continue reading

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Tom Friedman’s Head is Flat

Tom Friedman, New York Times op-ed writer and the author of “The World is Flat” penned a column the other day titled “Say What, Al Gore, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump?” The piece oozed optimism that Trump, by meeting with … Continue reading

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Trump’s Razor

Donald Trump took a call from Taiwan’s leader Tsai Ing-wen, breaking long-standing diplomatic protocol and ticking off China. Until Trump picked up the phone last week, no U.S. president or president-elect had spoken with a leader of Taiwan since 1979, … Continue reading

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They Left Their Spleens in San Francisco

A straight news story reporting on a poorly designed and potentially dangerous high-rise building in San Francisco garnered several hundred comments, but not many pertained to the actual topic of the article. You might expect to read observations about the … Continue reading

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Recount Blues for the Orange Man

Are you ready for more of this? Jill Stein and her Green group want to force a recount of the votes cast in Wisconsin, Michigan and maybe Pennsylvania where the gap separating Clinton and Trump is miniscule. And after a … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Broke, but Trump Will Fix It

President-erect Trump is off to a great start saving American jobs. As he informed his millions of Twitter followers, Trump read the riot act to Ford Motor Company about their plans to move a manufacturing plant from Kentucky to Mexico. … Continue reading

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Promises, Promises

It’s been estimated that the cost to completely deport an immigrant living illegally in the U.S. is about $40,000 per person. There are the costs to fund the enforcement teams who are needed to smoke out the infiltrators and run … Continue reading

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