Category Archives: Politics

Trump Family Thesaurus

In the face of the war on oil, Trump’s children promote wearable petroleum products. Trump’s children have played an outsized role in government while continuing to reap personal & financial benefits in a clear cauldron of conflicts of interest. However, … Continue reading

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A Lesson from 1996 ALCS

This is the form of a closer? New York Yankees fans of a certain age will no doubt remember a strange game late in the 1996 season when the Bronx Bombers met up with the Baltimore Orioles for the first … Continue reading

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Murkowski: Better than Impeachment

Flip these three and the game is over for Trump. Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski joined the crowd the other day to bust Trump’s balls on Twitter about Orange-man’s infantile tweets against MSNBC super-flyweights Joe Scarborough and Mika (soon to be … Continue reading

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Where’s Alex Jones on Alexandria?

Okay, but what about the baseball shooting hoax? Should we expect Alex Jones and his conspiracy website Infowars to call bullshit on the recent alleged shooting at a Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia last week? The one in which … Continue reading

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Trump’s ISIS Head-fake

Remember Tora Bora? Until the other day it hadn’t been in the news for years, so it’s completely understandable if someone born after 1996 thinks Tora Bora is a tiki bar drink served in a coconut carved in the shape … Continue reading

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The Cabinet of Dr. Demento

Trump ran a cabinet meeting in front of the press and in a fashion usually associated with such illustrious narcissists as Kim Jong-Un and Saddam Hussein, went around the room and extracted statements of praise and fealty from the pitiful … Continue reading

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Dem Bums

After losing by -2.8 million votes, Dems have to do better Once again readers of the New York Times were treated to sage analysis about how the Democrats are a pubic hair away from complete irrelevance. In today’s Sunday Review … Continue reading

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Muz-Ban 2.0: Still Buggy

Saudis lick Trump’s golf balls, stay off Muslim ban list Trump is having a hell of a time with his Muslim travel ban order. And as with everything Trump touches, much of the turbulence has been self-inflicted by a man … Continue reading

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Integrity Steps Aside for Trump

Before Trump acquired the fabled Mar-a-Lago from breakfast cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, the compound gates sported the coat of arms of Joseph Edward Davies, Marjorie’s third husband. In 1939 the powers that be in Britain granted Davies the heraldic … Continue reading

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The Outrage of Eddie Munster

Paul Ryan recites the hypocritic oath. Billions of gallons of ink will be spilt over the House of Representative’s vote yesterday to repeal Obamacare and replace it with “something terrific” – if you consider “terrific” the taking away of myriad … Continue reading

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Trump’s Massive Tax Hike on American Corporations

Trump’s “tax reform plan” on the back of an envelope. Trump released a one-page list of “bullet points” that was touted by his administration as a once-in-a-generation tax overhaul, but derided by economists as nothing more than a big tax … Continue reading

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Alien Abduction

There’s only one explanation for it: Trump was abducted by aliens and replaced with a hollow orange shell topped by a lemon meringue hairpiece. Sometime after January 20 – perhaps from the rooftop of Trump Tower or the 9th hole … Continue reading

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Abolish the Senate

The Republican majority in the Senate, as expected, voted to eliminate the filibuster rule as it applies to Supreme Court nominees. If the trend continues and the filibuster is eliminated altogether, then the Senate should be abolished as nothing more … Continue reading

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Trump and His Executive Odors

NAFTA-hater Trump signed two executive orders this past Friday that are intended to lay the groundwork for new policies and stricter enforcement of trade laws. In a ceremony akin to the recognition of a Nobel laureate, the Orange man scribbled … Continue reading

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The AHCA Turns into an ACHE

Paul Ryan explains what Congress’s new toilet paper will be made of. A man rolls into an emergency room with a large but routine gash on his leg. Expecting to have his wound stitched up, he’s instead told that the … Continue reading

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Tears for Sears

On page 48 of the 2016 Annual Report for Sears, a company that was a venerated retailer for more than a century until a thing called “the internets” intruded, we find this remarkable passage: “Our historical operating results indicate substantial … Continue reading

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Not to Be Confused With

Although the Trump Administration is already 50 long days into the term, most of his key advisors and cabinet members are still unknown to many Americans. Perhaps it’s because few of them have ever served in public office before, and … Continue reading

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NSA to Wikileaks: 404 Page Not Found

By now it should be clear that Wikileaks and its slithery founder Julian Assange exist explicitly to hurt and embarrass the United States – not that the U.S. doesn’t deserve some reprobation for its decidedly covert, undemocratic actions. But the … Continue reading

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Wire Fraud

As soon as he completes remedial spelling, Trump to call for Congressional investigation into whether Obama is bad, or just sick. There are plenty of reasons to disbelieve Trump’s claim that Obama issued an order to “tapp” the Orange man’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Boners

It never ceases to amaze how often highly-paid, so-called professionals screw the pooch. Here is a brief synopsis of just some of the boners pulled this past week. The Oh, Really? Factor Fox News stooge and formerly bow-tied dweeb Tucker … Continue reading

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