Emoluments, you say?

This may not quite be bribery. It is certainly hypocrisy. Also, for a family so concerned with their name and brand, shouldn’t they realize how it would look for Ivanka and her old man announcing this at the same time he’s signing an arms deal with the country which provided 19 of the 20 perpetrators …

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Whining is not a good look

Have you noticed how often Trump whines that things are “not fair” or that he’s being treated poorly? The most recent example of this happened today, when he was giving a commencement speech to the graduates of the Coast Guard Academy and complained that “”No politician in history, and I say this with great surety, …

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Braggadocio hurts

The successful operation of our government assumes a minimally competent Chief Executive that we now lack. So concludes a long analysis of why the news that President Trump revealed classified information to the Russian Foreign Minister and his colleague the Ambassador is critical. The most startling aspect of this (or perhaps not, given Trump’s prior …

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Trump Follies, “The Comey Episode”

I’d just sit back and enjoy this nonsense except that it’s happening to the country I love and have lived in for all but five of my 66 years. White House aides have felt bewildered and alarmed by how Trump arrives at his decisions — often on impulse and emotion and sometimes by rejecting the …

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More stupidity from the Trumpsters

Always kick down and never self-examine. That’s our President. In a deeply reported story in today’s Washington Post, we find more details of how FBI Director Comey’s firing was handled by the President and those few minions who knew he was thinking of it. Trump’s team did not have a full-fledged communications strategy for how …

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National Monuments at Risk!

The Vandal-in-Chief is about to authorize his lackey at the Department of the Interior to review “any national monument created since Jan. 1, 1996, that spans at least 100,000 acres ‘to make sure the people have a voice’ in which lands receive the highest level of federal protection.” What that sounds like to me is …

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