And the grift goes on

Wasn’t that Presidential press conference today fun? Here’s some news that isn’t. Trump, his wife and his kids are costing the US Treasury a fortune because of their travel and their separate households. To add insult to injury, For Trump, the costs come with an additional perk: Some of the money flows into his own …

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The Grifters

You have got to be kidding me. Melania Trump is suing the British paper The Daily Mail for defamation. Part of her complaint is that the allegation that she once worked as an escort (since retracted) reduced her capacity to “launch a broad-based commercial brand in multiple product categories, each of which could have garnered …

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Hey, Heartland America

I trust you noticed that the Congress has now agreed to allow coal companies to dump their waste into your streams again. And I trust that you noticed that just today the guy you voted for rescinded part of a law which regulates banks, because, he said, “We expect to be cutting a lot out …

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Enough with the advice already

I know the authors of these “Democrats, play nice” articles mean well, but none of them seem to recognize what the Republicans are doing. Republicans in this century have thrown the idea of comity to the winds; it’s absolute political power they want. Here’s an example of one of these articles. It advises the Senate …

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Aloha, Mr. President

We are really going to miss this man. Even if you disagreed with every policy he espoused you knew it was going to be well thought out. You knew he wasn’t going to overreact to events and do something without consultations with his staff, and you knew he wasn’t going to embarrass our country in …

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How ’bout them conflicts of interest!

The New York Times published an extensive article yesterday detailing all the places around the world where Trump has business interests, along with this damning paragraph: What is clear is that there has been very little division, in the weeks since the election, between Mr. Trump’s business interests and his transition effort, with the president-elect …

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