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What Did Humans Evolve From?

Let's not jump the gun: According to some predictions, human may one day evolve from one of the species of morons now thrashing the planet. [Although, frankly, I don't see how such a thing is even possible, myself.]


A Brief History of Chimps in Space

Yuri Gagarin was shot into space in a bullet without a cannon firing it. Now chimps are sent into space to see if they can grow bean pods in their space motel before a meteoroid brows it up. End of story.


Is it Hemp or Marijuana?

If you're tied up in the basement & can't move it's hemp. If you're sprawled out on the sofa & can't move it's marijuana.


How Did Ancient People Keep Their Food From Rotting?

ANSWER: They ate it before it would rot. [I'm still doing that myself.]


10 questions about visiting the beach during the pandemic, answered

1) what do I do if I see a shark?

ANSWER, for everybody who goes to the beach during this pandemic: If you're lucky enough to spot a shark: Swim out to it and try to jump on its back. You will get the ride of your life.


Trump Lambasts ‘60 Minutes’ After Episode About His COVID-19 Conspiracy Mongering

You know, I'm sure that if Donald Trump would just have his head examined they would finally find there that 'missing server' he claims was spirited to the Ukraine.

William Barr’s Perversion of Justice

The mark of the back of the Hand of God lies across the face of today's America, and it will not be erased until all the unethical and immoral leaders she has chosen for herself are all gone & long forgotten.

2,000 Former Justice Officials Demand William Barr Resign Over Michael Flynn Case

I left the Justice Department after it made a disastrous mistake. It just happened again.

Ex-F.B.I. Official Is Said to Undercut Justice Dept. Effort to Drop Flynn Case

Court asks retired judge to oppose Justice Dept. effort to drop Michael Flynn case, examine whether ex-Trump adviser committed perjury


Mitch McConnell: ‘Classless’ Obama ‘Should’ve Kept His Mouth Shut’ About Trump

Guess Obama must have spoken some truth or something like that to get McConnell this upset with him.

McConnell Says He Was ‘Wrong’ To Claim Obama Didn’t Leave A Pandemic Playbook


Sean Hannity: Obama Just Activated ‘Deep State Operatives’ Against Trump

What a crackpot! [Hell, I'm going right now to FOX to see if I can score my own show--about Whoopee Cushions curing Coronavirus.]


The earliest known humans in Europe may have been found in a Bulgarian cave

Told rescuers there was just nobody around to rescue them until they came, of course.


Which came first: The rotten polls or the raving?

ANSWER: The raving. (Why do ya think Trump's polls are so rotten!) Just exactly as the chicken came before the egg: Eggs got no legs.


Accidental poisonings rose after Trump suggested injecting disinfectant could thwart coronavirus

Does anybody know of ANYTHING positive happening after any Trump suggestion? [Google it! Google it!]


Russia in second place for world virus case total

Well, Trump and Putin are nose-to-nose in the race for the leader who caused the most needless deaths in their countries. [It's all very exciting, but my money's on Trump.]

Trump is badly botching the virus. New polls show Americans know it.

Trump’s latest effort to gaslight America is falling apart

Republicans finally realize Trump will drag them under

Why the GOP may lose everything


Trump order to paint border wall black could cost hundreds of millions of dollars

Ah! It must be so wonderful to be able to just tell 'your people' to build you a sand castle instead of having to shovel one up yourself!


Trump says U.S. leads world in coronavirus testing, but numbers tell a different story

In Trump's defense: Whatever Trump says the exact opposite is the truth.

We’re All Casualties of Trump’s War on Science

Science is Truth. So this war was both inevitable and unavoidable.

‘60 Minutes’ cites ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ for coronavirus misinformation

The Strange Origins Of Trump’s Hydroxychloroquine Obsession

Trump is badly botching the virus. New polls show Americans know it.


Woman Who Illegally Entered Yellowstone Suffers Burns Near Old Faithful

People who do a stupid thing seldom confine themselves to doing just one stupid thing.


Dems Unveil Giant New Coronavirus Relief Bill

Repubs claim their bird won't fly with a bill that big.


The world is ending. Could this affect Trump’s reelection chances?

I don't know: Trump is a strange bird. I think he might be able to survive on an asteroid somewhere out there (in the space between his ears).

Will the courts thwart Trump’s overreach?


In the midst of a pandemic, Trump is obsessing over Michael Flynn

When ya don't know how to drive a car ya plays with your little choo-choo train.


Jared Kushner clarifies after saying he’s ‘not sure’ he can commit to date for presidential election

My, my, what will the people do if Trump and his Mafia stage a coup against the land of the free & the home of the brave? [Wonder now, not when.]


Virus test hailed by Trump dogged by accuracy questions

In Trump's defense: Anything hailed by Trump is by definition ALWAYS a bust.

5 takeaways from coronavirus whistleblower Rick Bright’s testimony


Analysis: The GOP is increasingly siding with Trump over Fauci

Duh! Who has the most medical expertise!?


I think Trump has far greater medical knowlege than Fauci, who only studied medicine in the one school. While Trump, on the other hand, didn't study medicine in ONE school... like Fauci. [So there!]

Who needs science when we have Trump’s tremendous instincts?

Whoopi Goldberg Asks Chris Christie Who He’s Willing To Sacrifice To Reopen Economy -- The ex-governor told "The View" Friday that “lives are going to be lost inevitably in this, no matter what we do.”

Well, let's pray they're your family's lives then. [Why not the lives of Chris Christie's family? Is there a good reason why not?]

Whoopi Goldberg Asks Chris Christie Who He’s Willing To Sacrifice To Reopen Economy

Well, hopefully, if there is a God then every leader who orders their economies open even at the cost of a single life will lose his/her first born to the virus. [Don't worry: There's no God. This is just a joke on The Old Testament.]

Trump is gambling the health of the nation for his reelection

Ew, what's a couple of hundred thousand dead Americans if Trump can avoid going to prison for a few days? Criminals running from the cops put other people's lives at risk all the time.

Trump says critics want to keep country closed through election to hurt him politically

Sez the saps his critics save that way is irrelevant and that the point is himself and only himself, after all.


Anderson Cooper: Donald Trump’s Latest Coronavirus Ploy Is 1 Of His Most Offensive Yet

When Trump begins claiming that there is no proof whatsoever anyone in the United States, NO ONE, has EVER died of Covid-19 (as Trump is surely bound to start doing sooner or later)... I wonder just how many people outside his 'base' will think that Trump has finally spoken the truth for the first time ever in his entire life? It will be a VERY interesting thing to watch. [I'm sure Trump's base will believe him, of course, as they usually do--even the family members of those who die. But let's see how many others do.]

Trump will lie about the death toll. Kamala Harris wants to stop him.


What voters and Pelosi know that Trump does not

The country we all live in is The United States of America.

A sweeping setback for Trump’s foreign business dealings


A screaming toddler, no privacy and gratitude: 30 days in the world’s longest lockdown

A toddler screaming for 30 days!? Why didn't somebody throw him a tit?


Fired Parkland Deputy Who Hid Behind Car During Shooting To Be Reinstated -- Former Broward Sheriff Sgt. Brian Miller will receive full back pay because his firing violated his due process rights.

He will be paid in chickens.


Democrats scrutinize State Department plan to overhaul Social Security -- Last week, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said President Trump would not support any plan that cuts into retirement benefits.

--before the election, of course. And, naturally, we ought to believe what Trump is saying instead of what Trump and the Republicans have been doing forever & ever & ever... right?


NASA unveils new rules on behavior in space and on the lunar surface

39) no riding of horses on the moon, as it would raise too much dust

82) no farting in space, where ya can't hear it coming


GRIM MILESTONE: 300,000 People Have Now Died From COVID-19 Globally

One third of them Americans! Congratulations Mister Trump. [Does anyone have to wonder whether by the time November comes around the stat will be the other way around and a third of the total Covid-19 deaths will NOT be Americans?]


If Trump had been in charge during World War II, this column would be in German

How right that is! The proper (and probably only) use of Trump is to try to convince your worst enemy to hire him: The damage he's done to this country is incalculable; and will forever remain so to every poor unfortunate human accountant of this sad history.


Dutch dog, three cats infected with coronavirus

"I don't know these cats," the dog claims: "I never met these cats. I never had sex with these cats. I must've picked up the virus a long time ago--before I ever even met ANY of these cats."


50 years ago, explorer Thor Heyerdahl’s Atlantic crossing hit a snag

"And if it hadn't been for that snag our raft killed," goes Thor's diary, "the whole crew would have probably starved to death."


Africa’s biggest collection of ancient human footprints has been found

"We were following this trail of footprints," said the scientists: "And suddenly we knew--there they were right under our feet all this time!"


I’m A Tarot Card Reader. Here’s What People Want Most From Me During The Pandemic.

Two hamburgers and a Coke? I knew that.


The True Story of Catherine the Great

One really big-time ho.


Some nursing homes taking coronavirus stimulus checks from patients. Can they do that?

"Like taking candy from a baby."


Trump’s New COVID-19 Czar Holds $10 Million In Vaccine Company Stock Options -- Elizabeth Warren slammed the "huge conflict of interest," and demanded Moncef Slaoui "divest immediately."

Apparently Elizabeth Warren just doesn't seem to understand that the real money in the government racket is insider trading. What a sucker, right! [She could really learn a lot from the Trumps.]

Moderna vaccine shows promising early results

However, if Moderna's 'vaccine' were somehow to be in cahoots via Moncef Slaoui with the Trump administration wouldn't it make sense to believe that this so-called 'magical' vaccine is really only a hoax designed solely to make those who take it believe they can now go out & hob-nob with all the mobs in the world without fear of getting sick... just like Trump is demanding Americans do no matter how many lives it cost them...? [Sometimes 'appearances' do matter, you know.]


Watching backyard birds might be the only thing keeping me sane

Ah! Remember back in the day when doing that was a sure sign of having lost your mind! How the world has changed.


‘Express burials’ raise fears that Nicaragua is hiding a coronavirus tragedy

Everybody seems to be trying to imitate Trump these days.


Faced with a Trumpian barrage of attacks, Joe Biden looks the other way

In Joe Biden's defense: Maybe cook's called lunch's on!


If Democrats want to beat Trump, they should take money from everyone — even Louis C.K.

Yes. Of course: Trump's vileness is now the new normal. Congratulations Donald Trump. Let the orgies & debaucheries roll on!


Rabbits In The U.S. Are Facing A Deadly New Virus Outbreak Of Their Own

Rabbits say not to worry: They're fucking up their traditional response to all such threats even as we speak.


‘Art Of The Deal’ Co-Author Spells Out Why Coronavirus Deaths ‘Don’t Matter’ To Trump -- Donald Trump’s former ghostwriter declared Friday that the president really doesn’t care about the deaths resulting from the coronavirus pandemic because he has “no conscience” and is solely motivated by the need to dominate. “The deaths, I know this is extreme, the deaths don’t matter to him,” Schwartz concluded, in reference to the nationwide 88,000 death toll from the pandemic. “If it’s this decision between saving himself and saving others, it is no contest.”

Now should you be worried about a coup by the Trump Mafia?

CNN reporter slams Trump with number of Americans dead from coronavirus


Trump Fires State Department Inspector General in Latest Broadside Against Watchdogs

Ya don't blame a dog for barking. This is foremost the fault of Congress for giving Trump the right to fire the cops investigating his crimes: What Congress should have done & should do NOW is to frame the Inspectors General laws so that they work for the Courts [or the Congress] and not for the president so a criminal like Trump can't fire them for trying to keep them honest.

Trump Administration Ousts Yet Another Inspector General


Trump’s continually strange comments on possibly ‘overrated’ coronavirus testing - Two days later, President Trump offered a very different view of testing, repeatedly suggesting that it’s “overrated” and that doing too much testing can needlessly drive up the infection numbers. “When you test, you have a case,” Trump said: “When you test, you find something is wrong with people. If we didn’t do any testing, we would have very few cases.”

ALSO: "If we were to simply stop treating people made sick by it we'd find nobody was ever made sick by this virus. And if we just stopped counting those who die from this virus nobody would ever die of it!" [Ah! At last I'm beginning to understand the 'magic cure' being touted by the Trump Family Mafia! Aren't we lucky to have them in complete charge of our fate at this moment! Thank you, Senate Republicans.]

Eric Trump claims coronavirus is Democratic hoax, will ‘magically’ vanish after 2020 election

By early this month, Trump said during an event with Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) that doing so much testing “makes us look bad.” -- “So the media likes to say we have the most cases, but we do, by far, the most testing,” Trump said. “If we did very little testing, we wouldn’t have the most cases. So, in a way, by doing all of this testing, we make ourselves look bad.”

Sure. Let the suckers out there take their chances. It's what suckers were born to do in Trump's World, after all. [Trump and his Mafia pals are all tested & re-tested daily themselves every one though--most especially of all Trump and all those closest to the big bleeding heart.]

How Many Covid Deaths? Don’t Ask President Trump

Drug promoted by Trump as coronavirus ‘game changer’ increasingly linked to deaths

The voters aren’t buying Trump’s snake oil

Trump just said the corrupt part out loud


Fox News Is Not On Board With Trump Supposedly Taking Hydroxychloroquine

Because the know Trump better than anybody else out there, Fox News sez it wants to WITNESS [live] some (none-White House hired) "doctor" administer to Trump a doze independently verified to actually be Hydroxychloroquine.

Pelosi Concerned ‘Morbidly Obese’ Trump Taking Unapproved Drug For Coronavirus

Somebody please tell the good woman that all such concerns about Trump are utterly groundless: "The gods protect the stupid."


For most of Afghanistan war, U.S. ‘never really fought to win,’ Trump says

Yeah, it's certainly not what Trump, Ted Cruz & everybody else in the Yellow-Bellied Draft Dodgers & Stateside Chickens Club would have fought it: They would have carpet-bombed the whole country until there wasn't a cockroach left alive there: That would have been victory!


Biden says he would revoke permit for Keystone pipeline -- President Trump authorized the project after it was blocked by President Obama. If completed, the pipeline would help carry some 830,000 barrels of crude oil a day from Canada to Texas.

Well, we all know if there's one thing Texas needs is more oil crude. It's not as if the pipeline is risking the lives & health of millions of Americans along its route just so a few billionaires can throw a few extra unneeded billions atop their already sky-high piles of cash! [Right?]


Mike Pompeo Asked Trump To Fire Inspector General

Sez the damn cop started chasing him right after his stick-up but that thankfully Trump called his precinct captain and ordered him to fire the cop right in the middle of the chase starting out: Now THAT's pull, baby! [Would that every criminal had such connections!]

Fired Inspector General Was Probing Pompeo Over Saudi Arms Deal, Mistreating Staffer: Reports

Trump Says He Doesn’t Want Mike Pompeo To ‘Wash Dishes’ Instead Of Working -- Trump said it's fine for a “Secret Service person or somebody” to do household chores for Pompeo — if his wife can't.

Sez that Fat Pompy or, for that matter, "Nobody else in my Mafia" makes enough off their government salary to both pay Trump his kickback AND also hire their own personal dishwashers: "Ya knows how much dem dishwashers are going for dize days!"

Fired Inspector General Was Probing Pompeo Over Saudi Arms Deal, Mistreating Staffer: Reports

Pompeo Confirms He Was Questioned By IG’s Office Before Firing, Denies Retaliation

Mike Pompeo offers another defense in his IG controversy — then immediately undercuts it

Trump’s latest firing is a blatant attempt to shield Pompeo from accountability

Trump’s purge of inspectors general is a crisis. Alarm bells should be going off everywhere.

Inspector general shows Trump administration is doing a terrible job


Fed Chair Says Economy Might Not Fully Recover Until End Of 2021

And Trump's been looking to put a hit on that damn Fed Chair for some time now... only it would cost "real money" sez Trump. So he'll just have to wait until Trump can find a much cheaper hitman out there.


Trump is using the coronavirus as a cover to abuse his authority

In Trump's defense: He's never really needed an excuse to abuse anything, now has he?

Trump’s economy is a disaster


Trump Warns Farmers That Gun Control Will Leave Their Potatoes Defenseless

Ok, I get what 'potatoes' is an euphemism for here.


Trump Threatens ‘Funding’ To States Expanding Mail-In Voting During The Pandemic

Anything to keep government from helping anybody.

Experts: Trump's Threats to WHO Could Undercut Global Health

But isn't Trump constantly saying that the coronavirus hasn't killed enough people? [Yes: Every time somebody claims it's killed too many it's like a slap in his face.] So it makes sense then that Trump would want the WHO's fight against the virus shut down.

Trump’s rage at a Fox News anchor contains a key tell

Could there be a 'reasonable' explanation for Trump's callous disregard for the lives of Americans during his pandemic? ["Damn Americans dying by the tens of thousands just to make poor Trump look bad. Damn them! Damn them all to Hell!"] Oh... there might be.

The WHO has been more effective at fighting the coronavirus than Trump has. No wonder he hates it.

Donald Trump is a certifiable lunatic. And I don't care what anybody says.

Trump’s flimsy attack on vaccine official warning about hydroxychloroquine

Trump’s continually strange comments on possibly ‘overrated’ coronavirus testing


Pastor Who Claimed To Cure Coronavirus With Faith Dies Of Coronavirus

Guess there is a God after all!


I Love My White Boyfriend But There’s One Thing He Can Never Understand

Why black people talk to themselves even when they're standing right there in front of you talking to you--I know, right!


Do Humans Have a ‘Mating Season’?

Yes: Right after the kids go to bed.


White House Press Secretary Goofs Up, Broadcasts Trump’s Banking Details -- Trump vowed during his campaign that he would donate his salary each year. Critics have accused him of collecting far more from customers of his private businesses who spend large amounts to curry favor with Trump and to win favorable federal treatment or contracts. U.S. taxpayers have also been stuck with the price tag for Trump’s frequent trips to his private golf resorts that serve to publicize those operations. As of February, Trump’s golf trips cost the public $133.8 million, the equivalent of 334 years of his salary, according to an analysis by HuffPost.

Actually collecting $133.8 million from the suckers while convincing them you're giving them peanuts is what separates a flim-flam man from a stickup robber. [from the best-selling The Art of The Steal by U. Nohoo]


AP FACT CHECK: Trump Trashing Virus Science He Doesn't Like -- When President Donald Trump doesn't like the message, he shoots the messenger.

It The Wiz's Witch all over again!


Trump Gripes That Fox News Is 'Doing Nothing' To Get Him Reelected

Trump is like a toddler who can't help reveal to everyone he lies to that he is lying. How a guy with no brains like Trump got to be president of the United States is something straight out of the Peter Sellers film Being There (and shows us the very scary perils of great wealth).

[Still... I wonder if Fox News is at all embarrassed by Trump's revealing to everyone they're not really a news outlet but just another propaganda for-profit.]


Hydroxychloroquine, Hawked By Trump, Linked To Higher Risk Of Death, Study Finds

What a surprise.

Drug Promoted by Trump May Harm Coronavirus Patients, Study Shows

Explain to me how if someone was harmed by Trump's officially authoritative advice, that person cannot someday sue Trump or his estate to recover damages--or at the least try to: As president of the United States there should at least be a presumption that Trump must have the information that what he's doing is most certainly dangerous & harmful. [And probably lying about his taking the drug just compounds the crime.]


2.4 million filed jobless claims last week; GOP seeks to cut back benefits

Yeah! Workers don't treasure their money like billionaires: If they get their hands on more money they're just gonna spend it.

Billionaires’ Net Worth Rises During Pandemic As Millions Go Unemployed: Report

Crumbs for the Hungry but Windfalls for the Rich


‘We’re not going to close the country’ if there’s a second wave, Trump says

And then, dancing back into the White House, he changed the chorus of Let It Snow! to: "Let'em die! Let'em die! Let'em die!" [It's nice to see a man so happily about something amid such tragedy.]

Social distancing a week earlier could have saved 36,000 American lives, study says


2 Missouri Hairstylists Potentially Exposed Over 100 Clients To Coronavirus

Duh! Aren't they in the business of hair-raising?


Two years after summit with Trump, Kim vows to boost North Korea’s nuclear deterrent

Good for him! The risk of nuclear war now is awful, so anything Kim can do to deter it (especially increasing North Korea's nukes) is to be greatly appreciated.


Trump Doubles Down On Fact-Free Fraud Theory About Mail-In Voting

Trump Spreads Baseless Conspiracy Theory Accusing MSNBC Host Of Murder

Ah, it must be great to be a total crackpot like Trump and still be taken seriously by the handful of suckers out there!


Lindsey Graham’s Hypocrisy On Donald Trump Is Laid Bare In New Attack Ad

You're wasting your time, like Trump, Lindsey Graham has no shame, principles, or sense of decency: The only thing that can hurt people like this are the things that makes them ouch.


Trump Sows Doubt on Voting, Keeping Some People Up at Night

If the nation moves to mail-in voting then it will be harder for Trump to delay the 2020 election due to the virus. And now you know why Trump is so pissed off by mail-in voting.

[Sleepy Joe Biden vs Dead-head Donald Trump: It's going to be one for the cups of coffee.]

Report: Kayleigh McEnany Voted By Mail 11 Times In Last 10 Years


The Impotence of Donald Trump’s Positive Thinking -- The president's deepest held belief is in his own spin. But a novel virus can’t be fooled.

As Abe Lincolm said: "You can fool the people all of the time but at no time can you fool the coronavirus." [Lincolm is my shoe-shine boy.]


Live updates: Trump golfs amid push to reopen; U.S. coronavirus deaths near 100,000

Trump golfs, Nero fiddles. It's the circle of life.


Trump in war of words with Sessions over recusal from Russia probe

Rats fight! Rats fight!

CDC Warns Of ‘Aggressive Rodent Behavior’ As Lockdown Eases


Brad Keselowski wins Coca-Cola 600 in overtime in the longest race in NASCAR history

He becomes the first man to drink all 600 Cokes in under three hours (not including trips to the little boys' room).


84-year-old alligator rumored to belong to Adolf Hitler dies

You know, Trump lives in Florida. I'm just saying...


‘If We Get It, We Get It’: Beachgoers Belittle Coronavirus On Memorial Day Weekend

And if you give it to somebody else then you give it to somebody else, I guess: People out there are murdering each other all the time.


Trump’s war on reality just got a lot more dangerous

You mean like that time the guy who gave you a lift said that his car could ABSOLUTELY fly over the Grand Canyon? --Which particular argument finally convinced him it couldn't? [Well... none, actually: Thankfully, his car ran out of gas before we could get there for the demonstration.]

Thank you Republican senators. [Hope our luck holds out.]


Stock Markets Rise on Hopes for Economic Recovery: Live Updates

Stock markets rise on hopes, fall on realities: No wonder Trump only has faith in them. Jesus!


The GOP plan would increase coronavirus spread and slow economic recovery

Not if they and Trump simply deny that the virus is spreading and proclaim that a stupendous recovery is underway even as we all go down the crapper dying all the way. [What? Did I just give away Trump's reelection game plan? Again.]


Mike Pompeo Is the Worst Secretary of State Ever

So, why do you think Trump's still in love with the guy? [I'm pretty sure it's not some wild coincidence.]

The wages of lickspittler


Is the MyPillow guy the future of the Republican Party, or is he just dreaming?

Hey, the guy spent TWO years in his garage working on inventing a pillow: Sounds to me very much like a Republican senator. Let the guy dream!


Bennett warns Trump plan could bring disaster

Is this warning about Trump ever really necessary?


White House Letter Doesn't Explain Why Trump Fired Watchdogs

Of course it does! Look, it sez right there in black & white: "Ya can't rob the bank with the cops looking over yer shoulder!" [What more you want?]


Trump’s purge of inspectors general is alarming. His replacements may be worse. -- And it is hard to interpret Trump’s decision to replace acting Defense Department inspector general Glenn Fine, chosen to lead a panel of inspectors general overseeing the coronavirus relief funds. Fine represents the best of the best within the IG community. He has a long history of successes in ferreting out sophisticated frauds and wrongdoing. That’s a reason to keep him, not replace him.

Apparently this writer has a sense of humor.

If you don't understand that what Donald 'Al Capone' Trump is doing is replacing Eliot Ness with Frank Nitti [because he can, or so say his bought Republicans] then you don't understand anything, my friend.

Rick Bright’s testimony confirms our worst fears

It’s past time for Congress to give inspectors general and whistleblowers additional protection

Rick Bright’s testimony confirms our worst fears

Coronavirus Relief Fund Watchdog Who Was Ousted By Trump Resigns From Pentagon


On weekend dedicated to war dead, Trump tweets insults, promotes baseless claims and golfs

Par for the course.

But, really now: Who could have possibly told me that I would live long enough to see a lousy piece of shit elected president of the United States of America! [In fact, such is the case with this worthless animal, that to call Trump a lousy piece of shit seems to me to be rather insulting to even the lousiest piece of shit.]

Trump’s ‘Horrifying Lies’ About Lori Klausutis May Cross a Legal Line

Conservative News Site Slams Trump’s ‘Vile Slander,’ Questions His Fitness To Lead -- “This story is not just false, but verifiably so. It is also illogical and bizarre,” the editorial states.

Conservative Commentator Rips ‘Weak, Insecure Coward’ Trump In Blistering Column

Shining sunlight on Trump’s idiocy is the best disinfectant


How Will We Remember the Coronavirus Pandemic?

That we survived it. Those who don't won't.


Tom Brady Is Selling His Over-The-Top SUV For $300,000. See It!

Sez he now realizes he was unimaginably stupid for buying it. [Buy it! Buy it!]


Eric Trump Tweets ‘GREAT DAY for the DOW’ As Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 100,000

So if you think the Trump Mafia will do everything or anything to save the lives of you and your family--you're better off start buying some quick holes in the ground, pal.


Rush Limbaugh Says Latest Cancer Treatment Is ‘Kicking My Ass’ -- “For the last seven days, I have been virtually worthless, virtually useless," the radio host revealed.

Wow, "virtually worthless, virtually useless" (sounds like Rush has finally decided to start composing his epitaph). But I'm sure Satan will reward him someday with his whipping hot tongue for Rush's own cold-blooded lashing tongue.


Naked suspect vandalizes Miramar High for ‘entire day,’ leaves $100K in damage, cops say

He told arresting offices he was pretty sure that taking off all his clothes would make it impossible for anybody to recognize him. Apparently not.


Barr appoints Texas prosecutor to review Obama officials’ ‘unmasking’ requests

But nothing so far about the GOP's relentless innumerable attempts all over the country to keep millions of Americans from voting, though.


Zuckerberg Says Social Media Giants Shouldn’t Be In Position To Fact-Check Users -- When asked about Twitter's fact-checking of Trump, Zuckerberg said Facebook shouldn’t be “the arbiter of truth.”

Zuckerberg then said that Facebook should only be the conveyor of lies (for profit) and that's it. Period. Pocketbook closed.

Twitter flags Trump for ‘glorifying violence’ after he says Minneapolis looting will lead to ‘shooting’


Trump’s New ‘Religious Freedom’ Adviser At USAID Once Called Islam A ‘Barbaric Cult’

Well, maybe the people over at the Islamic Republic haven't gotten the email yet (that it is not). Nor apparently at any of ALL the other Muslim majority countries in the last 1,400 years, I see... But I'm patient, I can wait.


Ancient Israelites 'burned cannabis in worship'

That could explain all those Old Testament prophets 'talking' with God and burning bushes, et al.


I’m A COVID-19 Doctor. Do You Know What I’d Like To See From Our President? Compassion.

Boy, did this guy ever pick the wrong president for that vain hope!


Probe: US Interior Official Used Office for Personal Gain

What a surprise.


Remains of 60 Mammoths Discovered in Mexico

Archaeologists could still read one of their epitaphs:

Gary Mammoth chased me here
because I drank his lousy beer.
But as he lunged to wallop me
(after he'd thoroughly gallop me
here) he tripped & croaked, I fear.


Ancient Roman Mosaic Floor Unearthed Beneath Italian Vineyard

Thankfully, all the Italians living right on top of it all this time were too drunk to see it.


I’ve seen dictators rise and fall. Beware, America. -- By Salman Rushdie

Great, now Salman Rushdie is concerned about the American dictator falling, for some reason.


Armored Dinosaur’s Last Meal Found Preserved in Its Fossilized Belly

Burgers & fries. Apparently even 67 million years ago diners were ordering the same crap we do now.


Iran, Russia, China, Turkey celebrate 'collapse' of US

It is truly impressive the amount of damage that simpleton Donald 'The Stooge of Satan' Trump has brought about in the United States in just under four years in office. Even considering the one billion dollars he lost trying his hand at business (which now seems like peanuts).

Trump’s credibility gap complicates his response to the three crises enveloping his presidency -- In addition to the worst public health crisis since 1918 and the worst economic crisis since 1933, President Trump now faces the worst civil unrest since 1968

Yes, Trump is going to have a hard time trying to come up with an even worse performance in future. But I have faith in his unlimited incompetence.


Fauci Says Meetings With Trump On Coronavirus Have ‘Dramatically Decreased’

On the plus side: He doesn't have to keep wresting Trump's Clorox bottle away from him as often now.


White House press secretary says Trump focused on antifa

Sez Trump's no longer focused on his shiny black shoes.


What we know about the White House’s secret bunkers and tunnels

They are littered everywhere Trump skedaddled through them with chicken feathers.

Trump Claims He Went To White House Bunker During Protests ‘For An Inspection’

Sez he always stages his official inspections in his pajamas.


People are sawing through and climbing over Trump’s border wall. Now contractors are being asked for ideas to make it less vulnerable.

Well, since Trump isn't paying for it, I suppose he'll probably have it all remade of Tungsten or Iridium next.


'I don't trust Putin any more'

Now?! Where have you been all his life?


Who do you think Joe Biden should choose for vice president?

Well, as long as it's my call I'm going to say: Me. I need the money.


Barr seeks to dissociate himself from move on demonstrators outside Lafayette Square -- The attorney general had told the Associated Press his “attitude was get it done, but I didn’t say, ‘Go do it.’”

This is truly bizarre stuff here: "Shoot'em but don't kill'em?" This insanity probably explains better than most anything else the Trump administration's evil being described to its very victims as 'the greatest good' right to their faces!

More than 1,250 former Justice Dept. workers call for internal watchdog to probe Barr role in clearing demonstrators from Lafayette Square

Barr’s dishonest defense of the clearing of Lafayette Square

A retired judge’s sharp rebuke of William Barr confirms the worst

So this is why Bill Barr is such a bully


Live updates: Trump says a strong economy is the greatest thing that can happen for race relations

Sure, like all the times the economy was strong in the past: O what great race relations we had then!


Donald Trump’s greed helped ruin Atlantic City. Is the rest of the country next?

Boy, it sure looks like it!


Trump always lashes out when he’s cornered. He told me so years ago.

Rats always do. But few of'em are as uninhibited about it as is Trump.


A southwest Virginia man who blew off his hand in an apparent explosives accident has been charged in federal court after authorities say they found evidence he was making a bomb and wanted to target “hot cheerleaders” because of his sexual frustrations.

Boy, now he's gonna be even more frustrated still! Especially if his other hand can't take up the slack.


US Outlines $4.6B Plan to Protect Miami From Climate Impacts

Spread an old Christo leftover tarpaulin over the thing and aircondition the whole damn city underneath it.


As Trump Blames Antifa, Protest Records Show Scant Evidence

Oh, Antifa-behind-the-violence exists alright: Right there next to that server 'stolen' by the Ukraine... in Trump's empty head.


John Kelly Defends Jim Mattis Against ‘Nasty’ Trump Twitter Attack -- “The president has clearly forgotten how it actually happened or is confused,” Trump's former chief of staff said.

"Actually, no," said Trump: "I just lied. Ha!"

John Kelly Slams Trump's Ethics: 'We Need To Look Harder At Who We Elect'

Even the Buffoon's previous Majordomo is now claiming to see the Light.


Republican Senator 'Struggling' Over Whether to Back Trump in Election

Yeah, we know: Lisa Murkowski is always 'struggling' over whether to back Trump but then she eventually backs him 100%

Locked in tough reelection bid, Collins will not join Trump at appearance in Maine

She's join him soon as she wins, though. Ha Ha.


Our little boy’s anger has gotten worse with the pandemic. What can we do?

Stop showing him all those polls that say he's losing to Joe Biden!

Trump Campaign Demands CNN Apologize For Poll That Shows Him Losing To Biden


Trump Cheers Tom Cotton After Times Editor’s Exit Over Op-Ed -- "The State of Arkansas is very proud of Tom. The New York Times is Fake News!!!" Trump complained in a tweet.

Nowadays the best endorsement any news outlet in America can have that it is a dependable provider of the truth is Trump calling it Fake News.


British man rescued after six days trapped in Bali well

Sez he looked into the well and was pretty sure that he saw a chap down there. So he tried to look closer and before he knew it: There actually WAS a chap down there!


George Conway Gets Twitter Users To Offer Trump Some All-Too-Honest New Slogans -- Trump is reportedly working on a new slogan for his 2020 reelection campaign.

Trying to think of a lie big enough to cover all his other big lies is not an easy thing. Most especially for Trump, whose all other big lies are tremendous!


White House almost completely surrounded by more than a mile of fencing

Wouldn't it be simpler to just have a president who is not the avowed enemy of the American People? Just asking.


A nose-horned dragon lizard lost to science for over 100 years has been found

Some kid in the Bronx had it in a shoe box.


Black Store Owner Reports Robbery, Gets Punched by Officer

Black store owner sez he's surprised and relieved that he was able to report that he got robbed to the cops without getting shot a whole bunch of times: "Took out my whole family to celebrate."


Maryland legislator calls for removing protections for officers accused of abuse of force

Did not know the police are protected from abusing us! I was afraid of the police before. Now I don't know if I even care to go outside! [At least if I'm worked over by a criminal I can relax knowing that he's not protected from his crime. Jesus!]

How ‘Qualified Immunity’ Protects Cops From Being Held Accountable


Buffalo Mayor Says Police Union Is ‘On The Wrong Side Of History’

Those 57 policemen need to make up their minds whether they are loyal to each other or dedicated to enforcing the laws designed to protect the citizens of Buffalo. If they're just going to be loyal to each other perhaps they might be better off quitting the police department and organizing themselves into a criminal gang so they can then go around robbing and killing people until they're finally brought to justice by true officers of the law. Certainly the citizens of Buffalo would be better off with policemen who are actually committed to observing & enforcing the laws designed to protect them.

Buffalo Police Arraigned for Felony Assault, Elderly Protestor Still Critical -- More than 100 police officers, firefighters and other supporters crowded outside the courthouse in Buffalo to protest the assault charges filed against the officers.

If I were a citizen of Buffalo I think I might feel better if those officers sought employment elsewhere... some place that doesn't mind them placing a higher value on their own camaraderie than on their sworn sacred duty to the citizens who pay them to keep them safe.

A Buffalo police statement initially said that a man was injured when he “tripped and fell” during “a skirmish involving protesters,” in which several people were arrested. That language only amplified the criticism, as the video soon showed it was false.

The persons responsible for that self-evident lie were engaging in an egregious cover-up by those whom we trust most to establish the facts. And at the least they should all be immediately removed from the police department to make sure that in the future the public can have trust in those who are charged with protecting them.

The men and women who make the conscious deliberate choice to join the police are from the git-go choosing to hold themselves to a higher standard and ought to therefore always be called to & held to those higher standards--most especially of all when they fail to live up to them.

Trump draws rebukes for suggesting 75-year-old protester pushed to the ground in Buffalo was part of a ‘set up’ -- “We’re at a loss to understand why the president of the United States would make such a dark, dangerous and untrue accusation against him,” the protester’s lawyer said.

Well, I'm certainly not: If Trump came out with 'Mother Teresa was a ho' the only thing I would be at a loss to explain is why he hadn't smeared the sainted nun before. [If you don't know the guy you don't know the guy.]


'Cops,' on Air for 33 Seasons, Dropped by Paramount Network

Thank God! Now I can scream obscenities at my neighbors in my underwears and not fear it being shown coast to coast on TV.


Charli D’Amelio is TikTok’s biggest star. She has no idea why.

The video of my Uncle Luigi having his armpits probably helped.


Trump rejects calls to rename military bases named after Confederate generals

Sez this business of recognizing all our traitors for the traitors they were might make him stick out as the only traitor in American history still visible out there, for Heaven's Sakes!


Factory Discarding COVID-19 Swabs Produced During Tour By Unmasked Trump: Report

This guy is a catastrophe everywhere he sets foot. And to everyone everywhere he goes!

But you can't call Donald Trump 'The Great Deceiver' because he never really deceives anyone. His lies are transparent every one of them and the sad tragedy is that those who choose not to acknowledge his lies just don't care others know them as miscreants & his enablers.

However much he might want to be one, Donald Trump is not a dictator, just a oafish bully. And, like all bullies, a coward head to toe.

Trump campaign seeks apology, retraction of CNN poll showing Biden leading

Typical Trump bullying of those who report the truth on him:

How did Donald Trump, a self-serving promoter who lost billions of dollars for his investors, convince the world that he is a financial genius?

How does one lose a billion dollars?! I mean, one could just pile a billion dollar bills out in the middle of a field during a hurricane and you'd probably still find millions & million of dollars there that haven't been blown away, for Heaven's Sakes! Donald Trump has got to be the biggest loser in all human history, hands down without a single doubt.

I study liars. I’ve never seen one like President Trump.

Wonder whether it will ever finally be established whether Trump tells so many lies because he's sick in the head or just plain evil? Just asking.

To malign and smear — that’s Trump’s motto

No doubt. But at least he's sure always Hell-bent on always doing what he's best at.


Va. attorney general to defend Northam's push to remove Lee statue; protesters pull down Davis statue

Petition Calls For Statue Of GWAR’s Oderus Urungus To Replace Robert E. Lee

The proper statues to replace Lee and Jefferson Davis are Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass; or Ulysses S Grant, William T Sherman, Harriet Tubman, or Clara Barton: It's about time the United States finally won the Civil War.


HBO Max isn’t censoring ‘Gone With the Wind.’ It’s reframing it.

‘Gone With the Wind’ is one of my favorite movies and I will watch it again: Whatever was intended in it, "that slavery was acceptable to some black people and not as bad as if you yourself had been a slave," or "that some slave owners treated their slaves as members of the family" ... that I don't know because the author herself expressed more sympathy than antipathy towards black people, and when she wrote her novel it's possible that she might actually have been trying to 'humanize' the black people she wrote about at a time when so many white people looked down on them as less than human. The movie also depicts stereotypes which are (and should be) insulting to a modern audience--and which any & all public shows should warn against (and probably discuss in an adequate preamble). But, all in all, however insulting it may be to so many people black & white, it is still a masterpiece of art and must be preserved and displayed even if perhaps only in a museum... like all those other naked depictions in said museums (which also outrage lots of folks).


Trump Won’t ‘Even Consider’ Renaming Bases Named For Confederate Generals

All Confederates fought against the United States. These is no room for monuments honoring them in these United States. They should all be confined to the arguments in our history books concerning those we hold now in contempt, or are scorned and damned.


Police try to come to grips with a nation’s anger

Police have to get ahead of the curve and SHOW the people that they are not there to dominate them but to serve them. Do that and I think the Amercan people can be forgiving.

Biden Doubles Down On His Stance Against Defunding The Police


Why Trump is standing up for the Confederacy

Because he's a loser and they were losers. And losers should all stick together.


In an interview on “The Daily Show,” the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee also said that he has considered what will happen if he wins and the president won’t leave office.

He had better consider it very seriously and start making some serious plans NOW to see to it that Trump goes (most probably straight to prison) because Trump is a serious criminal [and not a petty criminal but a big time criminal] who knows perfectly well the full scope of all the crimes he's been engaging in. And who fully understands that in any reasonable world he's going from the White House either to prison or a sanitarium. Criminals like Trump don't just turn themselves in but must be hunted down and cuffed fighting tooth & nail. [And keep an eye out for Bill Barr, Pompeo, and a lot of Trump's other criminal co-conspirators because they're very likely to try to cause as much trouble as they can too.]

Why Does Trump Lie?

More than 1,250 former Justice Dept. workers call for inquiry into Barr

Breaking the law is a momentary thing.
Having broken the law is forever.


Border officials spent humanitarian aid on dirt bikes, dogs and more, report says

O where, O where could the watchdogs all be?
O where, O where have they gone?
With their mouths taped shut we can all agree
Trump can use all our money on just fun!

Trump administration won’t say who got $511 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus loans

Naughty, naughty!


Purging police of bad cops will require doing something Democrats have long opposed

Cops are people just like everybody else: The thugs will be easy to spot. The serial killers not so much.


Trump’s Tulsa rally sign-up page includes coronavirus liability disclaimer

Translation: "Trump invites you here, but if you come here and die: That's all on you, and on you alone, stupid!"


Orange County, Calif., residents call virus a hoax, rail against face masks

"Great," said one Coronavirus to its brother: "Now we've gonna have to go over there & prove'm wrong!"

Hey, Trump: Bill Barr is the head of Antifa! The proof is most Trumpian: What better position could the head of Antifa operate from BUT that of the Attorney General of the United States?! [It's as self-evident as the fact that Donald Trump was proven to be the most honest man in America by the Mueller Report.]


Joe Biden Has Problems He Can’t Solve From His Basement

What? He can't get his mom upstairs to solve it for him?


Seattle Man Gets $1.1 Million Coronavirus Hospital Bill: Report

Sounds about right: I walked in front of a hospital one time & a week later I got a bill for $76,000 in the mail.


No, Melania Trump doesn’t want to be free

What she wants is: Mo'money, Mo'money, Mo'money!


Plastic pollution is showing up wherever scientists look

Have they cleaned their eyeglasses? Maybe there's some plastic bits on their eyeglasses. Happens to me all the time: I once thought that the whole world was a filthy dirty place!


White House Adviser: No ‘Transparency’ Promise Ever Made Over Billions In Loans

Larry Kudlow sez Trump's buddies & backers will wet their beaks because they can. [Ha. Ha.] "Who's gonna stop us?" [from the best-selling When The Joint's Run by The Mob by Lindsey Crackers]

Inspectors general warn Congress that Trump administration is blocking scrutiny of bailout programs


As crises multiply, Trump’s Senate allies respond: But her emails!

These Senate Republicans are worthless, completely utterly worthless. This country will only begin to solve its problems when it finally gets rid of deadweight like these Republicans.


Trump ally takes over crisis-ridden Postal Service

What could go wrong?


US 'outraged' as Russia jails American for spying

"What's up wid dat?!?" US sez Russian spies are now senior members of the Republican Party and are practically running the Trump administration--Doesn't that count for anything?!? "Jeez!"


Larry Kudlow Vows End To $600 Unemployment Aid As ‘Disincentive’ To Work

He's also asking Trump to raise his salary by a couple of millions because coming out a few times a year to insult the poor is HARD work, baby.


As maskless New Yorkers crowd outside bars, Cuomo threatens to shut city back down

I don't know if I agree that it's a good idea to mess with Nature's way of eliminating the stupid: After all, we're THAT CLOSE to where we might finally get a mostly intelligent human population.

GOP senator defends Trump’s Tulsa rally as health official warns it’s a ‘huge risk’


Americans Are The Unhappiest They’ve Been In 50 Years, Poll Finds

Thank you, Donald Trump!


'I wouldn't be alive, so thank you'

"Who sez I didn't give a fuck!" [Answered my old man.]


Ever watch a camel give birth? Now you can with the latest video from Zoo Miami

Oh, good. I was looking for something to watch while I ate my spaghetti-and-meatballs.


Who is Kim Yo-jong?

Kid who looks much older than his years.


Why has Trump's niece written a damning memoir?

Because the love of vengeance runs deep in that family's DNA. [Now let's wait & see what The Donald reveals about her.]


UK PM 'delighted' at coronavirus drug

Sez it takes just like Vodka.


Solving the mystery of the 'ugly, dirty' gem

It was recently smuggled in by somebody who was strip-searched in vain.


Trump Says He Gave Out 1 Million Tickets To His Tulsa Rally. That Means 980,801 Fans Won’t Fit.

In Trump's defense: He'll say anything that comes out of his mouth before his brain has had a chance to hear it. But unlike the rest of us his brain never thinks, "Ooops, did I just say that?!?" (Since Trump got no brains.)


Tourists Learn The Hard Way Why You Should Never, Ever Attempt To Pet A Lion

Of course it wasn't as ugly as when they let that rhino walk right over them.


Laura Ingraham Calls Dr. Fauci ‘Medical Deep State,’ Tells Trump To Ignore Virus Rally Warnings

Now, how in the world is this woman not legally liable for telling people it's safe to jump off a cliff like that?!? After all, she's not Trump.


What has the Trump administration done with a half-trillion dollars?

Well, Trump is certainly looking more morbidly obese than usual. Must be eating much better these days (since he got rid of all those pesky oversight watchdogs). "Mangia! Mangia!" [Trump's pronunciation of MAGA.]


Trump Suggests Stopping COVID-19 Tests Would Result In Fewer Cases

Sez throughout history reporting fewer deaths in battles & wars have always made them less bloody.

Pence Tells Governors To Share Misleading Facts About Coronavirus Infections: Reports


Atlanta Police Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Had Past Reprimand For Use Of Force

When you don't get punished as a child you grow up believing you never will. [See: Donald Trump.]


Why The World Is More Worried Than Ever About A 2nd Wave

Because, let's face it, people are not as intelligent as gerbils.



Book By Trump’s Niece To Reveal He ‘Derided’ Father’s Alzheimer’s Struggles -- A new tell-all by Mary Trump promises to expose the president's “appalling” treatment of his father.

What a surprise.


Anthony Fauci Hasn’t Talked With Trump About Coronavirus In 2 Weeks

Sez it's HARD to talk to a brick. [But that he'd rather talk to a brick than to Trump because at least a brick is more likely to listen and to understand than is Trump.]


Former Atlanta officer who shot Rayshard Brooks charged with murder, other offenses

This cop shot a human being in the back because he had fallen asleep while waiting at a Wendy's drive-thru in his car due to drinking! This cop knew the guy was judgment-impaired. And he also knew his name & had his car. The cops could have gone to his house at any time & picked him up there once he sobered up after having run away. But instead that cop just shot him to death. In the back. Knowing the guy wasn't thinking straight. I have no idea what could have possibly been going through this cop's head, but it's a human failing which I don't think rules & disciplines & police academy instruction can cure. I believe what will eventually ameliorate all these failings by so many members of our police is just better department vetting of who becomes a cop: Most certainly with much more intensive and professional use of competent psychiatrists & other mental health experts than is used today... in police departments where far too many times if you just know somebody you're in.

Some Atlanta Officers Stay Home After Rayshard Brooks Charges

And there's the perfect chance to scrap that police department and start over with better police officers:

As Camden’s police chief, I scrapped the force and started over. It worked.


Republicans Dismiss Bombshell John Bolton Allegations Against Trump

What a surprise.

Trump asked China’s Xi to help him win reelection, according to Bolton book

Bolton Says Trump Impeachment Inquiry Missed Other Troubling Actions

Bolton’s book appears to reinforce how Trump views justice as transactional

John Bolton delivers a scathing indictment of Trump — and of himself

Trump’s Bolton problem is nothing compared with Senate Republicans’ woes


How do you practice social distancing on a plane?

Only one passenger per plane please!


States Face Rising Cases as Trump Says Virus Is ‘Fading Away’

That's correct: Whatever Trump says, the reality is always the exact opposite.


FDA pulls emergency authorization for antimalarial drugs touted by Trump

Wonder how the White House's gonna react to their own FDA coming out saying that Trump's a wacko?

Trump Takes Credit For ‘Making Juneteenth Famous’ In Dumbfounding Interview


When is this current administration going to remove this guy! Trump is mentally unfit to be walking out in the streets without close supervision, for Heaven's Sakes.

Republicans Dismiss Bombshell John Bolton Allegations Against Trump

Not just Sharpie-gate: 7 other times officials tried to fabricate Trump’s ‘truth’


Is Trump Trying to Spread Covid-19?

If he can harm & kill others: Why not!

It's almost certain that Trump will never serve the time in prison he so richly deserves because unfortunately in this imperfect country the rich & powerful look out for each other. But I just hope when the time comes that the nation's newspaper editors at least headline Trump's electoral loss as "TRUMP CRAPS OUT" (it's the least they can do for justice).

The stage is being set for the repudiation of Donald Trump in November


After departure of VOA editors, official fires heads of sister organizations

From now on VOA will be known as VOP [for Voice of Trump].


Florida Sees Record Number Of Coronavirus Cases As Experts Eye Possible New Epicenter

Making America Great Again!


Nancy Pelosi To Remove Portraits Of Confederate House Speakers From U.S. Capitol

Sez that by doing it herself the country will save having to pay workers to do it.


John Bolton is a weasel in a party of weasels

Please! (... don't insult weasels): These are rats at best and mostly worms: From every description by friends, family, foes, acquaintances and just about everyone who has even briefly crossed his path Donald Trump is one of the most disgustingly inhuman worms that ever lived on this earth teeming too much already with the nastiest of them. And lots & lots of the world's worst worms are this minute members in good squirming of the GOP.


Not just Sharpie-gate: 7 other times officials tried to fabricate Trump’s ‘truth’

At this point, considering everything reported about him, I am finally convinced that Donald Trump really does believe his own delusions. And, unfortunately, this makes it the more dangerous for everyone about him because he just always comes across as so unswervingly convinced of his lies that it places a fatal doubt in people who would otherwise just roll their eyes at him. This is what makes Trump such a particularly dangerous liar. And what has ultimately brought about such a truly devastating tragedy to this country--which was so unprepared for such a maniac wielding Trump's wealth and power... instead of being confined to blithering to himself in some lost corner of the world somewhere.

Why Trump’s lawsuit against John Bolton will fail

Another serious abuse of power by Trump? Sure looks like it.


Genetically Modified 'Friendly' Mosquitoes Approved For Insect Population Control In the U.S.

Now the little buggers gently come down to feed on your hand instead of off your hand. [But you still have to buy them mosquito feed and condoms.]


Compared With Hummingbirds, People Are Rather Colorblind

Did not know that hummingbirds were that big a bunch of racists.


U.K. Museum Reimagines Classic Art With Face Masks

Yeah! It's about time somebody strapped a mask on the ugly smirk of that stupid Mona Lisa.


The federal government could punish employees for reading Bolton’s book

Trump administration sez it want to keep government employees as ignorant as possible--Certainly not as ignorant as is Trump, because that's physically impossible, of course. But: "Just keep them as close to it as humanly possible," (is the order of the day here).

[But isn't Trump suing to keep Bolton's book from coming out an acknowledgment that the things in it are true?]

Trevor Noah Shows Why ‘Trump Might Be More Ignorant Than We Thought’


Barr Abruptly Seeks to Fire U.S. Attorney Who Investigated Trump Associates

Sorry, that headline should read: "Barr Abruptly Seeks to Fire U.S. Attorney Because He Investigated Trump Associates" [please correct it].

A Friday night massacre that backfired


Thomas Jefferson Descendant Calls For Removal Of His Famous Ancestor’s Statues

This raises an interesting question: To whom should we raise or maybe never raise statues in the first place?

What resulted from Columbus's great discovery is us. Everything you see here in the Americas good and bad--The greatness and the places where our dark souls live here even to this day. It is far more useful to look to our human failings in all our selves than in just only a few of us. Would democracy be what we think of it today if the United States had never existed? Would we have never known slavery? The world has always had slavery as far back as you wish to trace the sorry steps of man: Even Africa had a long established tribal social system of slavery before Columbus which made it preferable to acquire slaves from Africa than to enslave native Americans who, not having such a social system, only understood slavery as mere spiteful torture by the European conquerors and died almost to a man refusing to remain enslaved.

Should we condemn Martin Luther King for his human failings or still celebrate him for the great things he did? We will never know whether had George Washington been a much younger man he might have chosen to become king instead of president, as many of his troops demanded.

And would we have been better off without Jefferson?

I am one of those who believes that: No. We would not have been better off without Jefferson and Columbus. Therefore I do not believe we should be toppling their statues: In spite of the griefs they brought to a lot of us the magnitude of the good they brought to the world of men far outshines those griefs. If necessary, add the essential comments to their memorials to complete their truths. But memorialize them we still must because it is our duty to the truth.

In every case it is always our duty to uphold the truth no matter whom it may hurt or embarrass. But it is also our duty not to leave our truths only half-told.

Would we have been better of without Stonewall Jackson? Yes. Would we have been better off without Ulysses S. Grant? No. And now you know whose statue should go up somewhere and whose statue ought never to go up anywhere men memorialize their forebears.


Royal Caribbean’s payment vendor Wirecard reports $2.1 billion missing cash

In the thieves' defense: Strangers did place $2.1 billion on their hands. And, let's face it, most people would rob you blind--It's just that they almost never get to finger your cash like that.


Mountain Lion Caught In Downtown San Francisco -- The disoriented cougar roamed the streets for two days until it was spotted by a police officer.

She told the cops she'd been trying to hunt down some 'young bucks' without luck for a couple days and was now starting to have blurred vision.


I’ve Been In Prison For 24 Years. Now My Son Is Incarcerated Here, Too.

It is always heartwarming when a son chooses to follow in his father's footsteps into the family business.


What Happens in Your Brain When You Make Memories?

Ah! Now I remember!


Pompeo: China uses disinformation to split Europe, US

But sez that Trump is much better at it.

Carl Bernstein: Trump Was ‘Delusional’ And Outmatched In Calls With Putin And Erdogan


Peter Navarro: Trump’s Call To Slow COVID-19 Testing Was ‘Tongue In Cheek’

Homeland Security Secretary: Trump’s Threats To ‘Bomb’ Bolton Were A Joke

Yeah. Every stupid and perverse thing Trump says is now being explained away as 'a joke.' So even his own people are finally admitting Trump's just a stupid buffoon.


CBS Reporter Paula Reid Asks Trump Question All Journalists Should Ask -- At the end of a roundtable discussion with governors on the reopening of America’s small businesses, Reid tried to get the president to answer one more very pertinent question: “Why do you keep hiring people that you believe are wackos and liars?”

[Hey! Keep trying to get the answers, people!]

And that most important follow-up of all: "How many of the people now working for you ARE wackos and liars?”


Trump’s campaign has no clue how to solve this problem

Well, I do: Replace Trump with a human being.


The tricks to help navigate uncertainty

1) be SURE you're not doing it wrong


Analysis: A week after Pence bragged about improvement, the pandemic is getting worse

Maybe it has something to do with the fact that Trump and Pence are telling everybody to go out and enjoy getting themselves infected to death. "Not to worry."


The Misunderstood, Maligned Rattlesnake

Just what we needed: One more defense of Donald Trump.


The missing factor in Trump’s presidency? Decency.

Nonsense! It's decency, honesty, law-abiding, loyalty, competence, dependability, and far too many other positives for the time and space we have left of our lives here to name.

First thing the next president has to do is to order a Justice Department probe into how much money every segment of Trump Inc has received in illegal emoluments from Trump's abuse of his office and to start immediate legal proceeding to try to recoup as much of it as it's possible including any profits it may have generated (plus all appropriate fines & punishments). And then to pursue criminal prosecution to the fullest extent of the law of anyone involved in the conspiracy to commit any & all crimes found to have taken place and everyone who aided, enabled or abetted them whether through direct participation or via malfeasance in office (from Bill Barr on down).

Prosecutor to tell Congress of pressure from ‘highest levels’ of Justice Dept. to cut Roger Stone ‘a break’


Trump says he told officials to slow testing to find fewer cases

All serial murderers love to boast of their crimes. ["On the plus side: The more people that die the fewer unemployed." Applause.]

Trump Says He Wasn’t Joking About Slowing COVID-19 Testing: ‘I Don’t Kid’

Told ya!

How the Republican Party became a death cult


Analysis: As Trump ramps up coronavirus denialism, GOP allies in hard-hit states are singing a different tune

"O We Are The Rats That Jumped This Shit!" [sic.] Orchestrated by Sir Mitt Romney.


Contortionists Pull Off Mind-Blowing Act On ‘America’s Got Talent’

Sorry, no: There are things in this world I don't pay to see (and wouldn't, even if shown for free). Contortionists, sword-swallowers, people who stick their heads in a lion's mouth, bug-eaters, or folks taking a dump. Pass.


The GOP’s uneasy choice on Trump’s coronavirus testing comments: He’s dangerous, or he’s lying

I don't see it, myself: Trump has been a dangerous liar all his life.


Unlike U.S., other nations moving aggressively to contain flare-ups

In Trump's defense: He is obviously a quite strict evolutionist who believes that for the survival of the fittest to work everybody who's gonna be killed by this virus should go ahead & get killed already.

How the Republican Party became a death cult


George F. Will: Why do people such as Lindsey Graham come to Congress?

Answer: Because hot-wiring cars doesn't pay as much.


‘She snapped’: Watch a fight break out at a chicken restaurant in downtown Miami

Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Find out whether they were fighting to save the future of the planet or just over a filthy little piece of chicken wing!


How hot will it get in South Florida? Hot enough for a heat advisory

A heat advisory in South Florida is when your pet chicken's feathers fall out by themselves and the poor bird asks you to put it out of its misery by sticking it in the oven already.


Trump is in deep trouble, new polls show. But he has one hidden advantage.

We know: He'll just say he won (and Bill Barr will confirm it no matter how bad Trump loses).


How the Virus Won

It cut a deal with Trump. And we all know who wins every time anyone cuts a deal with Trump--the only man in history to LOSE a billion dollars doing business!


Analysts say Barr is eroding Justice Department independence — without facing any real consequence

If a criminal thought the law was ever going to catch up to him he'd never run the risk. And yet, until they get burned, the blind dance naked under the blistering Sun!

Because Bill Barr has been bullying others all his life he seems to have forgotten that there are people in the world much bigger than he is. And that sometimes justice is slow but most of the time it's certain: What any particular judge may order is not the law. The law is that order which all judges must follow, whether some do or not.

All the worrisome things happening at the DOJ could be just the tip of the iceberg


Trump’s Use Of Pentagon Funds For His Border Wall Violated The Constitution, Court Rules

Like he cares.


Dog Steals Family's Dentures And Makes The World Smile

"Not even the top dog's chew toy is safe in this house!"


White House pushes to put Trump loyalists in Pentagon

Why, it's almost as if Trump is trying to set the government up for a possible coup down the line, isn't it. [Subpoena Bill Barr, dude! He'll know.]


Republicans are choosing rosy assessments of coronavirus that do not match reality

Surprise! ["We are The Party of Trump now!"]


Why isn’t Trump trying to win?

Why hasn’t Trump ever won at anything his whole entire life?


Brand New Lamborghini Totaled After Just 20 Minutes On The Road

Kid's uncle sez he's surprised it lasted that long.


US has 'serious problem' with virus, says Fauci

But he's not allowed to say just how serious a problem is Trump.


'Morning Joe' Speculates Trump May Quit Before He Gets Fired

And if one doesn't quit were it not one's gonna get fired... how is that any different from getting fired?! [But Trump has been a spineless coward all his life. So it's not inconceivable that if he sees Biden is gonna beat him up he'll turn on his spurless heels and run away crying like a sissy all the way home.]


Q&A with Annie Lennox: Why the singer doesn’t listen to music

Sez the instruments playing in pitch throws him off.


Husky Ancestors Started Hauling Sleds for Humans Nearly 10,000 Years Ago

So that's how they ended up as all those trainers in our gyms now!


It’s almost as if Trump is determined to destroy the Republican Party

You mean like he's destroyed everything he's ever touched in his entire whole life?


As Trump Moves To Kill Obamacare, He Promises Amazing Replacement ... One Day

One day... when voters are desperate enough for insurance to vote in the Democrats again. [Ha!]


Tom Brady’s ‘Only Thing We Have To Fear Is Fear Itself’ Raises Eyebrows

Tom Brady's wrong: I fear bird shit. [But the eyebrows thing is true, though.]


Media Calls Out Bolton For Putting Money Over Patriotism

But isn't Money Over Patriotism the motto of the GOP?


Trump Claims A Friend Called Him ‘The Most Perfect Person’

Naturally! It is a requirement for employment with Trump that everybody who works for him as a friend call him that.


The data is in: Fox News may have kept millions from taking the coronavirus threat seriously

Well, FOX certainly has a lot of resources, insurance, its shareholders' stocks, bonds, securities and all kinds of valuable properties for which they can be sued because of any & all harm caused to the victims of its intentionally malicious frauds, misrepresentations & knowingly untrue statements: You can't get away with telling people it's perfectly safe to drink poison! And you can't tell them this pandemic wants nothing to do with them. [Sue! Sue! Sue the Murdochs! Sue FOX until it has to serve the public again instead of just only a monster like Trump. Rupert Murdoch has a lot of money.]


Trump Claims ‘Nobody Briefed Or Told Me’ About Russian Bounties To Kill U.S. Soldiers

Same thing with me when I was a toddler and grabbed stuff I shouldn't: Mom would say to me, "Did you take that?" And I'd answer: "I've never even seen the thing before in my life!" Then she'd take it away from me.

Trump Says ‘Nobody Briefed Or Told Me’ About Russian Bounties To Kill U.S. Soldiers

I believe that should read: Trump told his briefers to not tell him about it. [Trump wasn't to know nothing! Nothing!]

Spies and Commandos Warned Months Ago of Russian Bounties on U.S. Troops

Trump’s ignorance is total — and you can quote his press secretary on that


Russia offered Afghan militants bounties to kill U.S. troops -NY Times -- President Donald Trump has been briefed on the intelligence finding, the Times said.

Wonder if Trump is thinking maybe these reports are 'deep state' attempts to derail his Trump Towers Moscow?...

'Tre45on' Trends After Report That Trump Knew Putin Put Bounty On U.S. Troops

Would it really surprise anybody now if Trump had told Putin to do it in order to justify pulling out of Afghanistan? Would it surprise anybody now if Trump just came out and boasted he's done so tomorrow or the day after that? Would it surprise anybody now if the Republicans and FOX then tried to justify it as something patriotic for Trump to have done?

Trump Got Written Briefing in February on Possible Russian Bounties, Officials Say

Every day Trump remains president (not every month but every single day) disasters strike the United States--Every one of which can all be directly traced to Trump's actions or inactions. Not in a million years could I have foreseen this coming!

Trump shows us what ‘unfit’ means

Trump Calls for Federal Charges Against NYC Monument Vandals

Against Russians paying bounties for the murder of American soldiers... not so much.


Study: White Evangelicals Aren’t As Worried About COVID-19 As Other Faith Groups

Nor are the monkeys in the zoo.

Americans sacrificed to flatten the curve. Their leaders have let them down.

Welcome to the United States of ‘Idiocracy’

Could America’s pandemic response be any more medieval?

If you give'em time I suppose the Evangelicals could do that. Sure.


My kids expect Trump to win. If he does, we owe them an apology.

Kids always stick together against the adults. You know that.


Minneapolis had progressive policies, but its economy still left black families behind

We will never stop taking but only little steps moving forward. The difference is that sometimes we take a few little steps and at other times we take many more of them. To take a really big step forward would take a much much bigger man than we are at this point.


The age-old question: Is God still with Israel?

The ageless answer: God is always with anyone who sez that God is with him. [Who'd be crazy enough to waste his time arguing with such a man?]


‘A new terrifying reality’: 30 days being pregnant in a pandemic

This pandemic seems to have acccelerated pregancies to term all to dickens!


Trump decries Russian bounty reports as ‘fake’

Sez he got it straight from Putin, who (unlike the American Intelligence establishment) has never steered him wrong.

Why does the ‘America First’ president keep putting Russia first?

[To a chorus of Amen from Republicans.]

Brian Klaas: Once again, Trump accommodates Putin while stabbing allies in the back

Susan E. Rice: We Know Trump Puts Russia First. We Want to Know Why.

David Ignatius: Trump doesn’t understand that Putin is in the payback business

The Post’s View: The report of Russia putting bounties on U.S. soldiers is disturbing. Trump’s response is stupefying.


Live updates: Fauci warns U.S. is ‘going in the wrong direction’ and could see 100,000 coronavirus cases a day

Could America’s pandemic response be any more medieval?

Republicans Pushed To Reopen The Economy. Now Coronavirus Cases Are Spiking Again.

It's easier to see a penny than a virus.

June’s nearly 50 percent rise in cases led by states that reopened first

U.S. coronavirus infections top 50,000 in a day for the first time

Wonder just how many Americans Trump and the GOP can kill before Americans finally realize they're getting killed by them?


Russians overwhelmingly back amendments that will keep Putin in power, early returns show

Who wants to be free, right?


Rescue crew saves horse from ocean -- The horse had traveled over a mile out into the Atlantic Ocean from a beach in Donegal, Ireland.

Horse told rescuers that it was tired of eating potatoes and was going to go to England and try living on boiled beef for a while.


Trump said ‘experience’ was his edge over Biden. Poll shows voters disagree by a remarkable margin.

Experience is what one learns over time, and Trump never got out of his terrible two's. By the testimony of everyone who has known him since he was two Trump has learned nothing since he learned to throw fits.

Michael Gerson: Trump’s diminished moral capacity is on full display


The Post’s View: Change the name of the Washington NFL team. Now.

Why not change it to The Washington Rats? Rats are among our most favorite pets: Every city loves to keep zillions & zillions of rats in them (we produce mountains of foods to feed them). Labs use more rats in experiments than just about any other animal, so rats (not dogs) are probably our true best friends. Rats are as intelligent as people, some even much more so. They are proud, resilient, independent creatures that don't like to take crap from anyone--not even from cats. They even work diligently to recycle our garbage; and spread diseases with almost as much zeal as we do ourselves! Truthfully: Why there has never been a team named after them I'll never know.

Cleveland Indians Look Into Changing Name Amid Pressure

And Indiana! Change that state's name to Grassland. I love the name Grassland. I would LOVE to be able to tell people, "I'm from Gary, Grassland!" And there's no state named Grassland, I think.


Betsy Ross, Jackie Robinson And Antonin Scalia — Trump Seeks “Garden of American Heroes”

I would add Woody Woodpecker and Mighty Mouse. Why not! They're great American heroes too. Let's not make this about people, people!

Historians question Trump’s choice of ‘heroes’ for national garden monument -- In the executive order, Trump says all statues will be lifelike or realistic, “not abstract or modernist representations.”

Then let's see one of a nude Ivanka Among The Bushes. And another nude of Melania being tossed in the air on a blanket by three playful black men, also nude. [I think she's like that.] You know... something in the Donald Trump mode.


Woman given life for plot to blow up St. Paul's Cathedral

Some people just can't come to church and sit quietly praying. No. They always have to make a big show of themselves!


Do IQ Tests Actually Measure Intelligence?

No. The only thing that measures intelligence is life. Take it from a moron.

Republicans split over whether to attend Jacksonville convention

Precisely! This is what I mean by life's IQ test.


Christopher Columbus statue in Baltimore toppled, rolled off harbor

Reportedly it is the first bath Columbus has had since discovering America.


Half the universe’s ordinary matter was missing — and may have been found

"Swear to God: I did not take it."


Woof Warning: Dog Alerts Owner to House Fire Next Door

Dog became increasingly hysterical as the fire closed in on his doghouse (where all his bones were stashed).


Russian shot dead in Austria, police probe political motive

Follow the Putin. Always follow he Putin.

Russian Man Killed in Austria Had Declined Police Protection

Police say he had told them that Putin called & assured him he was not going to kill him.


Coronavirus relief loans benefited members of Congress, lawyer who represented Trump and firms that reported creating no jobs

What a surprise.


What’s happening in Xinjiang is genocide

"911. What's your emergency?"

"My husband and I just had an argument and he's committing genocide on me..." [The devaluing of the word.]

"... new evidence has surfaced that China has also imposed on the Uighurs a form of demographic genocide with forced sterilizations and other measures aimed at reducing the population..."

China has been reducing its entire population for decades, but only now that its Muslim minority is also coming under such laws are we hearing that they are genocide?!

"China is systematically using pregnancy checks, forced intrauterine devices, sterilization and even abortion to reduce the population of Uighurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang. Moreover, having too many children is being punished by incarceration in the camps."

Where was the world when China began these practices on its entire population decades ago? If it wasn't genocide then, why is it genocide now? I wonder what has changed 'our' so moral point of view?


“My administration will not abide an assault on our collective national memory,” Trump says

History is not so much something to be preserved as understood. There are many aspects of history best forgotten, but all of history should be understood--Every last bit of it.


Relief loans benefited well-connected firms that didn’t mention saving jobs

And now you know why the first order of business for the Trump Mafia was to get of rid of all those pesky inspectors general.


Fish More Vulnerable to Warming Water Than First Thought

So apparently a fish's first thought is to NOT go for the first hook they see.


French Drug Company Accused of Favoring Profits Over Lives

French Drug Company sez it didn't want to be the only company on earth not to do so.


Strains of Hope: Chilean Nurse Serenades COVID-19 Patients With Violin

Patients with trombone complained very loudly.


It’s America vs. world as virus spreads and hospitalizations rise -- President Trump moved to leave the World Health Organization as the virus rampaged across the South and West.

Ah! Nothing shows the magnificent incompetence of Trump like shooting the doctors during a pandemic.


D.C. is a 68-square-mile monument to Columbus. Here’s what we could rename it.

Trump's Folly.


I Planned To Take A Psychedelic Trip To Battle My Anxiety. Then The Pandemic Hit.

There's no pandemic, dude: You're still tripping.


Pandemic shutdowns saved thousands of animals from becoming roadkill, report suggests

I know the restaurant around the corner here has raised its prices.


Rob Lowe’s Story About Steak With Chris Farley Is Well-Done

I don't care for stories about cannibalism no matter how tasteful.


Trump is responsible for our unfolding coronavirus disaster

Apparently when Trump realized that the coronavirus could do more harm to America than could Russia he seems to have switched his total allegiance from Putin to the coronavirus, and is now doing everything in his power to help it kill as many Americans as it can.

I have the greatest faith in America, but frankly I just don't see how anyone can possibly repair the wreckage that Donald Trump has made of this country anytime soon.


Ousted U.S. attorney who investigated Trump associates says Barr pushed him to resign and take another job -- Geoffrey Berman, who testified privately before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, described in a written statement the unusual sequence of events that led to his departure June 20. “The Attorney General said that if I did not resign from my position I would be fired,” he said in his statement.

Certainly let us hope that more people of principle like Geoffrey Berman force William Barr to reveal to the world his true ugly face and stop hiding behind pretty fables of his victims committing suicide.

The plot thickens on Attorney General William Barr’s removal of a prosecutor who probed Trump


Investigation rebukes Commerce Dept. for siding with Trump over forecasters during Hurricane Dorian

It's interesting, if pathetic, when mental flakes like Donald Trump acquire the power to try to bend reality to their lunacies. But, as evidenced here, obviously they very seldom succeed. [Tell that to those who would humor them just for some chump cash.]

Here is the next advice from the Clorox-drinker:

Analysis: Trump sends questionable tweet on Tropical Storm Fay’s threat to New Hampshire

Touting criticized study, White House presses FDA to authorize hydroxychloroquine — again

Trump’s ongoing shortsightedness about the pandemic may be sealing his fate


Trump complains in private about pandemic hurting him -- In lengthy monologues, President Trump portrays the pandemic, a stalled economy and deep-seated racial unrest as happening to him rather than to the country.

Poor Trump. We should all feel sorry for him. Especially the families of those who have died directly due to his uncompromising incompetence and disgusting ignorance.


Why conservative justices are more likely to defect

Because apparently one of the predicates of conservatism seems to be that 'we, the best people' are above the law. And eventually most lawyers are forced to admit that's just wrong any way you look at it. [Most.]


5 Eyebrow-Raising Details In Mary Trump’s New Book About The President -- White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Tuesday afternoon said she’d “yet to see the book,” but nevertheless said “it’s a book of falsehoods.”

Yeah, my kid also knew beets, carrots and even cherries tasted bad before tasting them. It's an endearing quality of toddlers.


Goya’s CEO said the U.S. is ‘truly blessed’ with Trump. Latinos are now boycotting.

Well, Trump really smarts (and anything that doesn't kills you makes you stronger). So Trump is making us stronger & smarter right & left.

Goya Foods CEO Doubles Down On Trump Support As Boycott Grows

Knowing that money spent on Goya products could possibly end up contributing to Trump's reelection is simply too great a risk for consumers. Boycott Goya!


GOP State Lawmaker: ‘I Want To See More People’ Get Coronavirus -- Del Marsh said he's “not concerned” with the spike in infections and touted the controversial idea of herd immunity.

Sez people are just a bunch of animals anyway.


Hong Kong protesters are holding up blank signs. They’re still being arrested.

Apparently the crime is having a mind: You tell people you have a mind you're obviously telling them you know 'what's wrong with this picture' (and you needn't go into every ugly detail). Yeah, I can see why they're getting arrested.


Facebook, in a possible reversal, considers banning political ads near the U.S. election -- The company continues to grapple with a large advertising boycott, employee unrest and other issues related to its policies on hate speech and misinformation, according to a person familiar with the company’s thinking.

One of the best outcomes of the current upheavals.

The Facebook boycott is illiberal. Who has the courage to oppose it? -- John Stuart Mill wrote that “If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.”

I believe we have grown slightly more subtle than Mill's sweeping generalization: I have never been nor am I likely to ever be against speech that offends, but speech that misleads is an entirely different thing:

Speech that misleads is self-evidently designed to harm others without any positive outcome to anyone whatsoever (except on occasions, for the entirely selfish benefit of those who perversely craft it). And speech that misleads 'for the good' is usually even more diabolical.

It is one thing for Trump to say he doesn't like the measures that are being taken to save lives in this pandemic, but it is quite another thing when he says that testing doesn't save lives (or even implies it). To dispute reality is not free speech, it is lying. And lying should always carry at least a disclaimer.

If someone tells but half the story (implying it's the whole of it) then it's the duty of anyone who can to finish telling that story to the fullest. Although, yes, censoring people who only tell half the story cuts off any possibility that the storyteller has only begun to tell his story. That's why most forms of censorship (except those designed to save us from real harm) are undesirable. Mankind should always give everyone the benefit of the doubt, but giving the benefit of the doubt to a self-evident lie is unimaginably perilous.


Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said the Trump administration was looking at “all the options” for pulling federal funding from schools that don’t open in the fall.

Your money or your life!


Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone’s sentence is an unforgivable betrayal of his office

I believe that is, what, Trump's 17,832nd unforgivable betrayal of his office...? [Another 84,953 and Trump's base might even start to suspect he's naughty.]


White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow Says Going Back To School Isn’t ‘That Hard’ -- This is the same Trump administration official who said COVID-19 was "contained" in February.

Under a normal administration Larry Kudlow would be given a broom and rigorously tested out in the street to see if he can handle street sweeping. [Personally I don't think he could handle even that, but let him give it a try. Why not?]


Trump Reportedly Considered ‘Selling’ Puerto Rico, Says Ex-Homeland Security Chief

First Puerto Rico, then Alaska (the Russians have a lot of oil money these days and some tax-exempt space for a beautiful Trump Towers Moscow I hear). Sure. That's reason enough to reelect Trump right there.

Former DHS Chief: Trump Wanted To Swap Puerto Rico For Greenland

Why can't Trump buy the Gulf of Mexico from Mexico (not Peru) so he can rename it the Gulf of The U.S. ?


Fauci sidelined by White House as he steps up blunt talk on pandemic

Even money sez Trump replaces him with Roger Stone. Fauci's just not helping Trump kill enough Americans--Trump sez he might have to go out & shoot a few of the bastards himself in the middle of 5th Avenue like he said he would.


Penguins can reach more than one meter while defecating, new study finds

So it's not that big a deal if their paper rolls are hanging a little further from their toilets than it would be for you & me.


Where are the consequences for DeSean Jackson’s rant against Jews?

Sorry, but DeSean Jackson can run with a football too well to face consequences. You know, just like Trump is too rich and powerful to do so either. [Know it & weep.]


Activists, politicians, players weigh in on Redskins name change

I'm thinking The Neutralskins.


Trump’s performance on covid-19 looks especially bad compared with the rest of the world

Trump insists he's only killing people who would have died anyway.


My Confederate ancestors would support Black Lives Matter

Many of'em took a bullet for their slaves (under Lee).


Trump’s incompetence has wrecked us. Where are the calls for him to resign?

A cop kills somebody with a choke hold and the whole world explodes. Trump kills 130,000 Americans and we still respectfully call him Mister President and stand by as he's preparing to kill thousands more. Wrap you head around that!


The president continues to cite ‘people’ without evidence

Why can't we just be happy for a guy who, born without a brain, has learned to think with his gut? [Shit.]


Suit filed against DeSantis for not having sign-language interpreters at COVID briefings

In DeSantis's defense: The deaf will be a lot safer not knowing what advice he's giving Floridians.


You May Be Using Hand Sanitizer All Wrong

You mean Trump was right and I'm supposed to drink it?!


Sessions Loses Comeback Bid For His Old Senate Seat

Okay, so Trump did one good thing in his life.


The declining violent crime rate has been a win for criminal justice reform. A reversal would be a loss.

You know: That makes sense.


Surge in global caseload driven by poorer nations — and the U.S.

Hot dog! We're great again! Thank you, Mister Trump!


Supreme Court Rules Federal Executions May Proceed


Trump cites game show host on pandemic

Our pandemic response is stalling. And it’s made worse by Trump’s ignorance. -- Meanwhile the president calls it “harmless.”


Why We’re Losing the Battle With Covid-19

General Trump and his GOP high command.


Trump Suggests A Biden Presidency Would Be ‘Ratings’ Nightmare

Apparently they still haven't told him that he's not performing on a sitcom but really is the president!


Moderate Republicans Push For Stricter Coronavirus Workplace Standards

What's the difference between moderate and conservative Republicans? Conservative Republicans support Trump a lot, moderate Republicans support Trump mostly a lot.


New Chemical Analyzes: What Did Danes and Italians in the Middle Ages Have in Common?

They both wore funny hats.


Georgia Gov Explicitly Bans Localities From Ordering People To Wear Masks

Kentucky Gov: GOP’s War On Masks Will Cause Explosive COVID Outbreak

Does anybody know why the GOP is so opposed to wearing masks to keep themselves from getting infected with this deadly virus!? Does anybody know if they're also opposed to cops wearing bulletproof jackets? Lifeguards on beaches?...


Anthony Fauci built a 40-year truce. Now war is coming.

Congratulations, Mister Trump: You've finally made us the leader among shithole countries! My question is: Are you satisfied there, or are you going to intensify your campaign against health system scientists, doctors, and anybody who might be taking sensible precautions against getting killed by the coronavirus?

With Trump’s heedless approach to the pandemic, children will pay an even higher price

White House Press Secretary Says Science Won’t ‘Stand In The Way’ Of Reopening Schools

Who would kick millions off health insurance in the middle of a pandemic? Yes, Trump.

Virus Prompts Drastic Measures As Death Tolls Set Records

“Lawlessness is not just tolerated in the Trump administration; it’s virtually required," writes Walter Shaub.

The Next Disaster Is Just a Few Days Away


Squirrel in Colorado tests positive for bubonic plague

Sez: Ya plays nice with rats & mice
[Ho! Ho! Ho!] And ya pays the price.


By converting Hagia Sophia from a museum back to a mosque, the Turkish government threatens world culture and Istanbul's character.

Ha! Judith Herrin doesn't know that world culture is by definition un-Islamic! [Please phone Ergogan and/or whoever the head of ISIS is this week...]


Sens. Rubio, Sullivan tweet tributes to John Lewis using photos of a different black congressman

Rubio & Sullivan are also available for funeral eulogies at very reasonable prices anywhere in the country (for your corpse).


Would the Prophet Muhammad Convert Hagia Sophia?

The Root of Terrorism a la Islamic style


White House Bars CDC From Testifying At School Reopening Hearings

Sez they're going to send a street cleaner from The Department of Sanitation instead.


Trump Misidentifies Sculpture in Oval Office While Saying Statues Help Teach History

In his defense: Trump's never learned anything in his entire whole life, history or otherwise.


Steve Mnuchin Already Wants To Forgive Billions In PPP Loans

Sure. Why not. Best scheme out there to let the big-time thieves keep their loot.


Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Hoovered Up $400,000 In Campaign Funds In Just 2 Days, Records Reveal

Donald Trump is the only public servant in American history who has never once said: "Please look the other way while I line my pockets." It is quite disturbingly fascinating. If he were planning on remaining president for life to escape legal liability for his crimes one might explain such irrational behavior, but I suspect it's because he's just that stupid.

Trump Reportedly Asked U.S. Ambassador To Help Move British Open To His Resort

The next attorney general's first job in office must be to pursue justice and restitution for everything Donald Trump and his family (and all their criminal associates) have stolen from American taxpayers or have illegally benefited from or by their government positions. And then to mercilessly prosecute these vile criminals to the fullest extent of the law--if for no other reason than simply to restore the nation's honor.

And never EVER put it past him that Trump isn't stupid enough to try to stage a coup:

Trump declines to say whether he’ll accept Nov. election results

I ain't kidd'n either: You guys better start making calls on a lot of those 'key' generals & admirals NOW. See if they're still American officers.


Fox News’s Chris Wallace just exposed Trump as very few have

Trump defends bungled handling of coronavirus with falsehoods and dubious claims -- For weeks now, Trump has claimed without evidence that the rise in voting by mail in many states makes voting susceptible to widespread fraud. “Are you suggesting that you might not accept the results of the election?” Wallace asked. “No,” Trump responded. “I have to see.” Later in the interview, pressed on whether he will accept the results, Trump again declined to say. “I have to see,” he said.

Of course:

     If you're going to stage a coup
     any cheap excuse will do.

Oregon Sues To Protect People From ‘Kidnap And False Arrest’ By Federal Troops -- The DHS paramilitary squads snatching citizens off the street violates three constitutional amendments — the right to free speech, protection from illegal search, and protection from loss of liberty without due process of law, argues the suit, which names DHS, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Marshals Service, the Federal Protective Service and unknown officers “John Does 1-10” as defendants.

First step in planning a coup is to have your storm trooper enforcers reherse rounding up protesters.

House Democrats Urge Probe Into Trump’s Use Of Federal Officers To Quell Protests

Homeland Security Official Defends Portland ‘Kidnappings’ Amid Calls For Investigation

Having somebody tell you to break the law does not excuse your guilt: There are specific military rules against following an illegal command. That person who orders up a crime may be guilty himself, but that's an entirely separate prosecution from yours. If you break the law you must answer to the law. The federal officers who broke the law in Portland, Oregon [for whatever reason] should be identified and brought to a court of law to answer for their acts of criminal wrongdoing. [Violating someone's civil rights is an extremely serious crime in this country.] That's what our courts are for. The extent of their punishment should rest solely on the seriousness of the crimes they committed, and not on which celebrity might have told them to commit them. [Always, ALWAYS, before breaking the law or even thinking about doing so: consult a lawyer.]

And remember that by the time your case gets to court Trump might not be there to pardon you.

Trump Has Unleashed Authoritarian Violence In Portland. What City Is Next?

Trump’s Occupation of American Cities Has Begun

House Democrats Urge Probe Into Trump’s Use Of Federal Officers To Quell Protests

Fox News Legal Analyst Issues Chilling Warning About Trump’s Portland Crackdown

Trump’s assault on election integrity forces question: What would happen if he refused to accept a loss?


Michael Cohen’s book to allege Trump made racist comments about Obama and Nelson Mandela, lawsuit says

What a surprise.


Man Steals Massive Dildo From Sex Shop And He’s Still At Large

Police on the lookout for someone walking funny.


Arizona was one of the first states to reopen in May, even before an initial wave of coronavirus cases subsided. But an early attempt to salvage its struggling economy has backfired months later, triggering a new surge of infections.

Who could have seen that coming!

Russian Allies Helping Trump Win Reelection Have A Partner In Wisconsin Republican

Today’s GOP in a nutshell: Jaw-dropping incompetence and grotesque disrespect for others


Trump Seen At Event Without Mask Hours After Saying It’s ‘Patriotic’ To Wear One

Wearing masks is patriotic. And when have you ever heard of Trump being patriotic in his entire life?! [I believe his personal Litt'e Man's Dictionary defines 'patriotic' as 'selfish.'] In Trump's dictionary draft-dodging is very patriotic. "I am five times a patriot!" Sez Trump.


Trump Issues Order To Stop Counting Undocumented Migrants In Next Round Of Redistricting -- The Constitution says the congressional apportionment should be based on the “whole number of persons” in each state.

Ha! Trump doesn't know what in the Hell the Constitution has to do with the law. And Trump also does not believe the undocumented are human beings. This will have to go to the courts, and if it lands with a GOP Dred Scott'er judge then tough luck for those 'persons who are not human beings.' [Ah, the power to say who is a human being and who is not! It lets one abuse scores & scores of them, make'em slaves or stick'em in concentration camps, ignore their civil rights in Portland...]


Eight ways that Trump’s ‘nonsense’ is killing us -- How many more will die before Trump will admit he’s wrong?

Trump is too insecure to admit he's wrong. Therefore Trump has NEVER admitted he wrong in his entire life. So get out your death-watch calculators because this is gonna be a long count until Trump is finally booted out of office and sent to prison, where he belongs.


Mary Trump Shares The ‘Crucial Reason’ Trump Has ‘Gotten As Far As He Has’

Greased his slide with a lot of mula.


Trump Has ‘Amazing’ New Boast About Passing His ‘Difficult’ Cognitive Test

Trump may have 'passed' but he never did tell us how many tries it took him to identify the elephant.

Experts are puzzled by the president’s obsession with the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, which is normally administered only if someone may be experiencing dementia or other mental decline.

Don't see why they should be. After all, Trump is obviously experiencing dementia or other mental decline.


Factbox: Mission to Mars-The Race for the Red Planet

The race for space is ironically a full-speed race into a brick wall--from where for billions & billions of dollars you can only bring back a handful of shiny trinkets. Those who engage in it are fools & madmen: Not destroying the earth in the first place is always the best option.


Trump Mocked For Claiming He's Done More For Black Americans Than Lincoln

Well, I don't remember Trump ever doing anything for Lincoln, so he's probably very near the truth there. [Trump is never spot-on the truth, of course.]


Mel Gibson Spent Week In Hospital Recovering From Coronavirus

Sez he enjoyed every agonizing minute of it and can't wait to go out & try to get himself reinfected all over again.


Tucker Carlson’s Democrat COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory Is One For The Books -- The Fox News host pushed all the panic buttons in a paranoid segment that called Fauci "transparently political."

He also claimed [without proof] that Einstein only invented general relativity only to embarrass Trump.


Trump is the king of lies

Government by lies only works on some of the people some of the time & Trump's time is up. [Thank God.]

Trump’s lies are getting too big to be believed — even by those who really want to


Teacher Who Voted For Trump In 2016 Now Fears She ‘Signed My Own Death Warrant’

As is the case with every one of the Americans who succumbed to the coronavirus after having voted for Trump. [Of course, that doesn't mean they're deader than those innocent of making him president who were also murdered by Trump.]


Ex-Cop Accused In George Floyd Death Faces Tax Evasion Charges -- Derek Chauvin and his wife face numerous charges of filing false or fraudulent tax returns between 2014-19.

Ah, we think we know who Trump's husband is gonna be in prison. [Myself, I thought it was gonna be Bill Barr. "We'll have to see."]


Candidate Trump Asked FBI In Intelligence Briefing: ‘Are The Russians Bad?’

"Yes," replied the FBI: "Much much worse than even the Big Bad Wolf."


FDA says at least 77 hand sanitizer products may be toxic

FDA sez that Doctor Trump is recommending that people always make sure they use MORE than 77 of them.


Trump Teases Quitting Twitter Once He’s Out Of Office

Sez that after he's no longer president they won't let him spew hate and poison with complete impunity anymore, so what's the point?

In the end it's not Trump's fault: You can't blame a dog for barking. And Trump is too ignorant to understand that he's an ignoramus. Too stupid to appreciate how really stupid he is. No. The fault is with the voters who should have vetted him better but were just too lazy to bother. Now they and the rest of us are paying a deadly price.

The question is who is the murderer of all those Covid-19 dead Americans. History already knows the answer: His name is Donald J. Trump. The only question that remains is whether he will be found competent to stand trial.


Just How Far Will Joe Biden Go?

Politicians will do just about anything to get elected. So I wouldn't even put full frontal nudity off the table, I'm sorry to say.


Ever wondered why you can see the moon sometimes during the day?

No: It is because sometimes my eyes are open during the day.


Over 40 Infected With COVID-19 After Revival Event At Alabama Baptist Church: Pastor

"Ugh! Me thought our gods would protect us from the virus. Maybe we need sacrifice virgin next time." ["Now hard part: Try find one."]


‘Rick and Morty’ Actor Spencer Grammer Knifed Outside NYC Restaurant

Sez that's the last time he goes near any restaurant where they have knives.


Washington’s Ron Rivera says NFL season can still happen, but it will require discipline

Sez all that has to be done is to simply get rid of all the current players and replace them with ancient Spartans.


Excluding undocumented immigrants from the census is doomed to fail, but Trump is all in

If it is constitutional then it is not what President Trump defends & protects. Yeah, we know.


Curve Ball: Trump Reportedly Wasn’t Invited For Yankees Pitch Date He Cancelled

And now you know where all those polls in which Trump sez he's leading all over the place came from.

Trump reportedly made unexpected first pitch announcement out of irritation with Fauci

Yep. Exactly what my 2-year-old would have done.

Mary L. Trump, president’s niece, says she’ll do ‘everything in my power’ to elect Biden

Yep. Exactly what people who best know Trump will do.

One question still dogs Trump: Why not try harder to solve the coronavirus crisis?

As virus hit, Florida governor sidelined scientists to follow Trump

Fools of a feather fail together. Yeah, we know.

A top HHS aide’s last job was ‘Labradoodle breeder.’ He’s one of many unqualified appointees.

Former prime minister of Malaysia is sentenced to 12 years in prison

Yep. Exactly what Trump ought to get. Well, at least that much--Trump's graft is unimaginably greater:

Complaint: Trump Making Illegal Secret Payments, Including To His Own Family

‘Trump Grifts, You Die’: New Ad Rips President For Profiting Amid Pandemic

The Real Reason Biden Is Ahead of Trump? He’s a Man


Here’s how to prepare for Trump rejecting the election results in November

What if Trump loses but insists he won?

If Trump tries to stage a coup d'état against The United States of America the death penalty must not be taken off the table.


Hogan’s memoir says backlash to Trump era could open door for GOP moderates — like himself

Yeah. No. Hogan better start working NOW to make sure he's not under a King Donald Trump Jr. [the II] in them halcyon days of his dreams to come... someday.


Trump complains about Fauci’s high approval rating, wonders why his isn’t as high

Well... Maybe if Trump wasn't killing as many Americans as he's now killing Americans would not think as lowly of him as they now do. Just a thought.

Look: Fauci is trying to save Americans' lives. And Americans love him.

1 and 1 equals 2, 2 and 2 equals 4. It's all very simple. But Trump has always had way too much money for anybody to teach him anything. [Anybody doubt he paid some guy to take his High School tests?] And now he's president too! Perfect storm to create the superignoramus. And here we are.

Trump retweeted a video with false covid-19 claims. One doctor in it has said demons cause illnesses.


An Extra $600 a Week Kept Jobless Workers Afloat. What Now?

Why can't they just eat cake now?


Trump Didn’t Ask Putin About Bounties on U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

It's just a few Americans killed. Why bother: Trump's already killed tens of thousands of Americans all by himself stateside. [Well, with the help of a lot of Republicans. But he doesn't like to share credit.]


Mitch McConnell Had Months To Act. Now Unemployment Benefits Are Expiring.

What're ya talking about?! Of course he's been acting: His portrayal of A Corpse On Its Deathbed these last few years is very much deserving of an Oscar, pal.


I Never Wanted Kids. COVID-19 Changed My Mind.

Naturally: The worst places on earth have the greatest number of people and the best places have the least number of people. Give Death what it wants!



What, you're surprised that Trump is bankrupting America just like he's bankrupted every other company he's ever owned? [Trump voter, right!]


McConnell and other top Republican officials rebuff Trump suggestion to delay the Nov. 3 election

Wow! Whoever thought that a desperate criminal as reckless as Trump was just gonna surrender peacefully to the cops now has the answer. [They had better start getting those SWAT squads ready NOW.]

Trump's presidential bid was always the same desperate 'last job' every other lifelong loser imagines will finally change his luck: Trump knew the extent of the crimes he's been committing all his life, and that he was bound to have to pay for them sooner or later. There is very little doubt that he came into all this from the start with every intention of remaining president for life--Now Trump is beginning to realize that he's gonna get caught by the cops, and that is precisely when criminals are at their most dangerous.

Conservative Legal Expert: Trump Election Tweets Are Grounds For Impeachment

Trump’s call to postpone elections is an outrageous break with American faith in democracy

Trump’s suggestion to delay the election is the most anti-democratic thing any president ever said

Trump can’t delay the election, experts say

Trump Has No Legal Authority To Postpone 2020 Election, Experts Say

Oh, if I had a shiny nickel for everything Trump has every ordered done without having the least legal authority to do so!

As Trump demurs, an unimaginable question forms: Could the president reach for the military in a disputed election?

Wanna bet a nickel?


Argentina starts trials on hyperimmune equine serum to treat COVID-19

"It just sounds better," said an Argentinian, "than saying to people we're giving'em horse serum."


Foreign Tour For Pompeo’s Wife Reportedly Deemed ‘Necessary For National Security’

And for taxpayers footing the bill for the entire vacation package, of course.


The Risk That Students Could Arrive at School With the Coronavirus

What are the risks that mothers who didn't care enough to protect their kids from Coronavirus will now seek to rid themselves of them for the day by sending them to school to infect other mothers' kids? [And maybe even kill a few teachers.]

260 Kids, Staffers Tested Positive For COVID-19 In Outbreak At Georgia Summer Camp

Teachers protesting school openings are saying ‘I’m not essential’ -- By Marc A. Thiessen

Man, apparently this guy doesn't think you can be essential without getting killed.


‘We’re Dying Here’: Florida Paper Pleads With DeSantis To Step Up COVID-19 Fight -- “Your daily upbeat message is hopelessly at odds with what Floridians are going through," said a Sun Sentinel editorial.

Unprecedented in the annals of human experience for a murderer to be so meekly implored by his victims to "Pretty please stop murdering us!" You would think human beings would have the gumption to rise up and demand they stop being murdered. But them's the times we live in.


NASA launches robotic rover to seek signs of past Martian life - watch

Sez they'll be looking for discarded Coke bottles and stretched-out old bras.


Florida Teenager Is Charged as ‘Mastermind’ of Twitter Hack

He will now join all the other 2,000,000+ Masterminds in prison.


Trump, Please Quit Before You’re Fired

Dude, you're tell him to turn himself over to the cops before they put the cuffs on'im. Send him an email. Be patient: Wait until noon Jan. 20, 2021 when he will be a common criminal like all the rest of'em.

In a new interview, Trump again shows that he’s Putin’s puppet

Frankly, I doubt Putin is stupid enough to hire Trump to shine his shoes because Trump would very probably smudge his socks. Putin's dope is probably more like it.


Don't Sweat It: Chilean Dogs Sniff Out Coronavirus in Early Stages

So I'm gonna start feeding my dog chili now--see if good ole Farto can protect me with his nose.


Mitch McConnell Could Rescue Millions. What Is He Waiting For?

He is waiting to be out of office when he can join the Shouda-Couda Club.


Yes, 'Demons Sleep With People,' Insists Texas Doctor Who 'Impressed' Trump

Apparently there is a shortage of housing in Hell (as you know), and some demons have to come share a bed with humans (who don't charge too much per night, of course).


96-year-old student graduates after surviving WWII and now a pandemic

Sez those 47 years in 5th Grade were the worst. [No wonder Trump always paid some kid to take his tests since he was in grade school!]


Crisis in Trump campaign as aides try reset before time runs out -- Staffers for the president’s re-election bid are scrambling to mount a fresh case for his candidacy.

Guys: Nobody Wears A Toupee Better! [It's a winner.]


Trump didn’t like rulings on DACA. So he’s defying them.

What a surprise. [Ditto. Ditto. Ditto.]

Lawsuit alleges Trump campaign, fundraising committee shielded millions in payments

Trump never mastered management. That’s why his pandemic response has failed.

Trump is in deep trouble. His own allies are privately admitting why.

The GOP has earned itself a multi-year expulsion from power


‘Inseparable’ Lion Pair Euthanized At L.A. Zoo Because Of Old Age, Declining Health

Hubert d'Lion's last words were: "Frankly, if I'd've known they were gonna kill me just to bury us at the same time I would've picked Methuselah as my buddy."


Trump’s ‘Full And Complete’ Health Plan Promise Joins A Long List Of Unkept Vows

Trump is all talk & no action. What a surprise.


Deutsche Bank Investigating Longtime Banker Of Donald Trump And Jared Kushner

Criminals like Donald Trump and Jared Kushner could never get away with their crimes without those numberless minions who for praise or profit have helped them. In order to make sure that those who help criminals commit their crimes think twice about doing so in the future it is imperative that they too be held accountable for their part in them.

Deutsche Bank Complied With Trump Subpoena From Manhattan DA: Report


America is suffering. Trump offers them a doctor who warns of sex with demons.

And now, thanks to Trump, all of you know that Evangelicals are not much better than voodoo woshipers.


I Hope This Is Not Another Lie About the Republican Party

That they're good, principled people? Yes, it is.


Mail Delays Fuel Fear Trump Is Undercutting Postal System Before Vote

Hello! What part of ANYTHING to subvert democracy don't you get?

Watchdog Calls For Probe Amid Fears Of ‘Voter Suppression Tactics’ Through Postal Service

Mary Trump Names 2 ‘Crucial Factors’ For Donald Trump To Leave Office

Trump just told us how mail delays could help him corrupt the election

Top Democrat Warns: Trump Will Invoke ‘Some Kind Of Emergency’ Action To Stay In Office

Stop saying Trump is ‘in denial.’ The truth is much worse.

Legal scholars dispute Trump’s claim to power ‘nobody thought the president had’

None dare call it treason, but perhaps one day they will

Trump Forecasts His Own Fraud

Trump’s name should live in infamy


Will Bill Barr Try to Help Trump Win the Election?

Does the web help the spider?

Trump is a wannabe dictator. What if he won't go? - opinion


Clorox Won’t Have Enough Disinfecting Wipes Until 2021, Its CEO Says

Sez it took them a while to make then chewable like Trump asked.


Trump Eyes White House For RNC Acceptance Speech Venue

Sez he was looking around for something else illegal he might do.


Twin YouTube Stars Charged With Felony After Bank Robbery Prank Video Goes Wrong

"Funny. Our last Bomb-On-The-Plane prank went off just fine."


The Saudi crown prince, Interpol and an alleged assassination plot -- Mohammed bin Salman is using every possible tool to silence his political opponents.

One wonders why: Every attempt to silence a critic only creates even greater outrage against 'the silencer.' You'd think they'd know this! [Absent all his political murders even Putin would only be a creepy strong man.]


If Biden wants to govern well, Karen Bass is the right pick

Sure: Trump promotes tyrants on the right, and Karen Bass promotes tyrants on the left. Mmm... Whom to vote for?

Karen Bass’s history with Cuba should disqualify her from VP consideration

When Karen Bass Went to Work in Castro’s Cuba

Just because Trump promotes right-leaning dictators does that mean promoting left-leaning dictators is ok? If so, then Karen Bass doesn't have a care in the world.

[Just pick Kamala Harris already! Or, Val Demings: She ran a police force so she knows about organization & she's in Congress so she knows about working with all sorts of crazy people.]

Val Demings: Remember Senate Republicans who dismissed Trump’s wrongdoing — and show them the door



Trump's willingness to murder as many Americans as necessary in order to remain in power knows no bounds: I wouldn't put it past Donald Trump that he really wants to increase the infection rate as high as it can go in order to justify postponing the election or perpetrating some other underhanded maneuver come November. So look for it, my friend.

Trump doesn’t seem to understand that opening schools would make a bad situation worse

Don't be too sure.


Trump attempts to wrest tax and spending powers from Congress with new executive actions

Sure. What's Congress for, anyway? And after that, Trump will also judge us. Or what's an absolute dictator for?

Trump Using COVID-19 As A Cover To Gut Social Security And Medicare, Critics Charge

Trump says that if reelected, he'll pursue permanent cut to payroll taxes that fund Social Security, Medicare

He'll also write much better laws than any legislature has ever written in the entire history of the universe. And bake us all a fine batch of cookies come Summertime. [Now, is there any reason on earth why we shouldn't all of us vote for him this November?]

Remember that Trump "can do anything." Why, suspending the Constitution would be a cinch for him... if, say, the coronavirus death count were a bit much. [You guys wanna impeach AND convict him yet?]

After Trump leaves office he's going to try his hand at brain surgery since he obviously knows a lot more about it than all the brain surgeons in the universe put together. [Personally, I can't wait to get a brain tumor so he can operate on me.]


We are only beginning to suffer the consequences of Trump’s failures -- It didn't have to be this bad.

Awww, so Trump killed yer grandmother. It is what it is. [Shut up, already. He'll he killing yer old man soon enough.]


Trump Seeks To Go It Alone After Coronavirus Stimulus Talks Break Down

Now it seems as if it's the Democrats who are pushing ways & means to make things better in the country while the Republicans are trying everything they can to make things even worse just before the election: Maybe they're not sold on the idea of Donald Trump being reelected after all. Perhaps Trump should consider becoming a Democrat and giving Joe Biden a run for his money that way.

Some people familiar with Trump’s thinking said the president is preternaturally averse to difficult challenges that don’t produce immediate results. -- “He’s just not oriented towards things that even in the short term look like they’re involving something that’s hard or negative or that involves sacrifice or pain,” a former senior administration official explained. “He is always anxious to get to a place of touting achievements and being the messenger for good news.”

Maybe if Trump had taken his own school exams growing up instead of paying others to take them for him [he might have grown up] with the ability to face tough challenges.


One question still dogs Trump: Why not try harder to solve the coronavirus crisis?

Because, contrary to common belief, the truth is that simple solutions escape simple people.


Belarusian election officials say exit polls favor Lukashenko

And even if not even Lukashenko voted for himself. [Yes, it's called a Trumped election. So be on the lookout for it in a state near you!]


When Someone Dies, How Do Hospital Workers Know if They ‘Did a Good Job’?

When he's "good & dead" it's a good job: No complains.


What Happens When You Sneeze on the Subway?

You better pray that none of the other riders has a gun.


We are only beginning to suffer the consequences of Trump’s failures -- It didn't have to be this bad.

Hey, when you're stupid you have to pay the consequences for being stupid. And a lot of American voters were pretty stupid in 2016. So, yes, it does have to be this bad.


Trump claims Biden is 'against God'

Let's see now: If A=B and B=A then B=B ... So now Trump thinks he's God: Sure. You know it was only a matter of time before he claimed this.

‘The Lord’ Created Executive Orders, Proclaims White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro

And right on cue, Trump's infernal henchmen are only too willing to bear witness even to Trump's most hideous blasphemies.

White House Inquires About How To Get A New President’s Face On Mount Rushmore

I wonder if they mean Truman's...

Trump asks South Dakota Gov. to be added to Mount Rushmore

Trump later asked the American Ambassador to Greece to ask them if it were also possible to add him to the pantheon of gods at Mount Olympus. [And Trump's planning to speak to the Pope soon about something...]


Trump asks South Dakota Gov. to be added to Mount Rushmore:

"As we meet here tonight there is a growing danger that threatens every blessing our ancestors fought so hard for," Trump warned. He added, "Our nation is witnessing a merciless campaign to wipe out our history, defame our heroes, erase our values and indoctrinate our children."

Then Trump promised to double down on this.


As Trump leans into attacks on mail voting, GOP officials confront signs of Republican turnout crisis

Read this article if you wish to understand how any human being with even two cents' worth of brains could possibly bankrupt a billion dollars' worth of his own businesses.


Yes, Trump is incompetent. But he’s becoming alarmingly good at corrupting the government.

Guy, when you're utter crap you don't really have to be all that good to spread crap around.

Trump's motto is: "The worse a disaster is--the greater a success it must be claimed to be!" That's why this Administration keeps claiming its Covid-19 response has been the best & most successful ever. [from the best-selling How To Make Sense of Trump's Senselessness]


I’m 57 Years Old And My Father Just Disowned Me For Being Gay

Well I think it was very thoughtful of him to wait until you were old enough to start making your way in life on your own.


Trump: If Biden Wins, You’ll ‘Have To Learn To Speak Chinese’

No problem there: More people speak Chinese on this planet than speak any other language, so learning it must be a piece of cake. [Certainly better than f**ing English where almost none of the words are spelled like they're pronounced!]


Trump Schooled By Critics After Claiming ’1917' Flu Pandemic ‘Probably Ended’ WWII

If Trump had bothered to take his 2nd Grade tests himself [instead of paying some little kid to take them for him] he would have failed this question and then he might have learned something--One thing, yes, but something.


What Do ‘Never Trump’ Republicans Want From Biden?

I think if he doesn't give them the ole raspberry that might be enough.

‘America Doesn’t Have Kings’: GOP Senator Slams Back At Trump Attack

I (still) believe the president, and in the president

Donald Trump Is Already Working To Rig The 2020 Election

If Donald Trump Controls The Mail, He Controls Democracy -- The president is working overtime to turn the federal bureaucracy into a subsidiary of his campaign.


Howard Stern Urges Ellen DeGeneres To ‘Just Be A Prick’ Following Toxic Workplace Claims

Sure. Double down.


Reforming Lebanon must start by putting Hezbollah in its place

Yeah, do that. Send them an email.


Biden’s running mate is Harris, first woman of color on major party’s ticket

That does it then: Kamala Harris will be the first woman president.


Russia Detains YouTube Blogger, Accuses Him of Breaching Secrets Law

Blogger revealed that Putin's infamous scowl is because of his hemorrhoids. [Blogger might be shot.]


We All Speak a Language That Will Go Extinct

Maybe. But hopefully not before I get to the bank. [It's happened to me before.]


End of an era? Trump says he won’t hold rallies with empty seats.

Knew it: I knew Trump only spoke to asses.


Is Jared Kushner illegally coordinating with Kanye West?

If it's illegal then the Trump Mafia will definitely be interesting in getting into it. If it's not illegal then they will usually stay away from it: This is why protecting and defending the Constitution (the Law of the Land) is never any of the Trump Mafia's business.


Trump says he’s blocking Postal Service funding because Democrats want to expand mail-in voting during pandemic

In Trump's defense: Since he's been running the United States government like a criminal enterprise, it is very understandable that Trump should wish to do everything in his power to avoid being prosecuted by losing control of it.

Of course, like all terrible two-year-olds, Trump may enjoy committing his crimes but he just doesn't know how to lie about having committed them all that well: Trump will eventually reveal every crime he's been up to, and without even so much as suspecting that he has just done so!

After Trump, America Needs Accountability for His Corruption

One wonders why the millions of prisoners in jail have not all been asked what specifically made them think that they were going to get away with it: It might've on the least given us an insight into which personality type is least preferable as an elected official.

Somehow, the president keeps misreading the politics of the pandemic


President Trump falsely suggested that Ms. Harris, who was born in California, was not eligible for the vice presidency because her parents were immigrants.

And Trump should know since his own mother was born in Tong, United Kingdom.


The Nagasaki decision

Truman's decison to bomb Nagasaki was never the best decision. But it was always the least worst decision possible at the time.


Tracking Trump’s effort to stay in office by any means necessary

The only thing Donald Trump knows how to do well is evil. Unfortunately for him, evil is only an impulse of the soul, not a craft anyone can easily put into practice with mastery. That's why, try as he might (and will) incompetent Donald Trump just can't seem to make his evil, great as it is, work great for him.

Trump Had No Response When Asked If He Regrets All His Lies

Trump’s campaign to discredit the election is deeply dishonest and dangerous

Trump’s attack on the Postal Service is now a national emergency

All the little self-defeating things Trump does to try to get himself reelected:

Shoving voters' doctors out of their hospital rooms and taking up diagnosing them himself--which few voters think is a good idea.
Lying to voters--a lot of whom actually think is insulting.
Slowing the mail--which pisses off every last single voter.
Killing the funding for Social Security and Medicare by cutting off the taxes that pay for them--which only independently rich people like himself like.
Killing Americans by unleashing Coronairus on them--which they hate even worse.

Honestly, I really have no idea why Trump is so averse to losing the election: I'm convinced that a good 10-year stretch in federal prison would do Trump a world of good; and that he would most probably come out in the end a much improved human being for it.

Michael Cohen Vows Trump ‘Golden Showers’ Revelation In New Book Excerpt

This country needs Joe Biden to win exactly like one needs to replace the criminal cop on your beat with an honest decent one.


Trump wants to use FEMA funds for unemployment benefits during hurricane season

Sez he wants to give us a practical tutorial on how he managed to bankrupt all his companies. [Hot Damn! Can't wait to see the results.]


It’s time for Belarus’s dictator to go

Has anybody thought of asking him politely?


‘Everything that can possibly be done has been done’: White House testing czar defends screening

Sorry, that should read: ‘Everything that can possibly go wrong has been done’.


NYPD Union Endorses Trump For President

Say they couldn't endorse Al Capone because Al Capone is dead.


Trump says he’s ‘stopping evictions.’ Here’s why they’re still happening.

Because Trump just said he's stopping them. We know.


Burger King is using beef from cows that burp and fart less. Here’s why that matters

Because now the butchers don't hack up the cows all to bits?


Al Gore: Trump Puts ’His Knee On The Neck’ Of U.S. Democracy In Crippling The USPS -- Trump lacks the "basic bedrock beliefs" upon which the U.S. was founded, the former vice president says.

In Trump's defense: Those "basic bedrock beliefs" are taugh in school. And why would Trump feel he had to go to school if he could just buy his graduations on the cheap?

Ex-Trump Official Says U.S. 'Less Secure' Due to President's Actions, Endorses Biden:

At Homeland Security, I saw firsthand how dangerous Trump is for America


Trump Claims COVID-19 Is God Testing Him After He Built ‘Greatest Economy’

Sure: Trump is the only one that matters. The people getting killed are just grass leaves. After God's test of Trump they'll all just grow back as green as ever before.


Trump raises prospect of needing to redo November election

That might not be a bad thing: If no one has been elected president on January 20 then Nancy Pelosi will be sworn in as our first woman president right there & then.


No, Edward Snowden does not deserve a pardon, President Trump

Well, that's pretty much as good as saying that Trump is gonna give him one.

Pardoning Snowden only helps Putin, Mr. President

Yeah, keep going like that and Trump's liable to give him the Medal of Freedom.


Making a struggling organization more efficient is not a conspiracy. -- By Henry Olsen

Maybe not, but saying that you're 'making a struggling organization more efficient' while the results are the complete opposite IS a conspiracy more than well proven. Talk is cheap.


St. Louis Couple Who Pointed Guns At Black Lives Matter Protesters To Speak At RNC -- Lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who face felony gun charges, will reportedly endorse Trump in their address.

Felons endorsing Trump? It seems so natural.

Room rentals, resort fees and furniture removal: How Trump’s company charged the U.S. government more than $900,000


Trump has weaponized wasting his opponents’ time

USPS Removes Mailboxes, Shuts Down Letter-Sorting Machines As Mail-In Voting Nears

NJ Congressman Calls For Grand Jury Criminal Probe Of Trump’s Election ‘Subversion’ By Mail

If Trump can seek to destroy the delivery of mail in the United States just to try to thwart votes against him: What will he not do to try to hang on to power?

Trump has ordered the pointless imprisonment of men, women, children, and elderly people for no other crime than that they are fleeing here for their very lives.

Trump has sold out his country to its worst enemy for but a promise of a possible handout of Putin cash.

Trump is cynical enough to assume a repugnantly false piety in order to prey on the credence of disarmed and vulnerable believers.

Trump has repeatedly damaged the nation's most important line of defense against all her enemies foreign & domestic: the American intelligence community.

Trump has degraded the State Department and insulted & humiliated our diplomats abroad.

Trump has politicized the Department of Justice and sought to make it complicit in his criminality.

Trump has destroyed the confidence of our greatest allies in America and emboldened & even promoted the most anti-democratic dictators in the world.

Trump has taken every opportunity to abuse his employment in the service of the American people to disgracefully line his own pockets.

Trump has tried to demonize entire segments of the American society in order to promote himself by raising the racial fears of other segments of the population.

Trump has viciously sought to destroy Americans' trust in the free press.

Trump has thought nothing of causing (promoting) the gruesome deaths of hundreds of thousands of Americans in order to create as much chaos as possible by November just to remain in power.

Please don't tell me that this is just another average run-of-the-mill corrupt politician--Donald Trump is very probably the most egregious criminal in American history. Is it really any wonder that he cheats on his wife (and has an obnoxiously toxic opinion of women)? That he's a notorious tax cheat? That he cheats & lies shamefully to the American people? That he cheats everybody unfortunate enough to do business with him or to work for him, discarding & disposing of them without a care for their humanity or how much he might hurt or damage them, while stabbing any of them in the back?

This is a man who when he suffers the worst defeat in the history of presidential elections will still try to tell you that he really won--Will there still be anyone out there self-loathing or gullible enough to believe such a man?

You can't expect Donald Trump to punish himself (although he probably does plenty of that in ways that he himself doesn't even suspect). This is a criminal who has mocked & for years has frustrated the laws we live by. And, for the sake of the soul of this country, he must have a reckoning.

Joe Biden and the Democrats must find it in themselves to understand that if we let Donald Trump get away with his countless crimes they no less than Trump have undermined the rule of law and the American way of life we have enjoyed up to the advent of Donald Trump.

Joe Biden, his administration, as well as the American people must all seek in themselves the intestinal fortitude to pursue justice against every last participant in Donald Trump's string of startling crimes against us: Trump is a vicously unique criminal on the American scene and if we want him to be a once-in-a-lifetime (or, preferably, a one-time only) aberration in the history of this nation we must mercilessly seek to institute any number of very strict new laws specifically designed to patch-up the many cracks in the system Trump, his henchmen, and his enablers have taken advantage of to take advantage of the rest of us.

Donald Trump had attacked everything that is good about America and defended her most dangerous enemies as well as our worst social ills. There has to be a good reason for that, and Joe Biden and the Democrats must get to the bottom of it or it will happen to us again and again.

Tracking Trump’s effort to stay in office by any means necessary

Postal Workers Union President Slams Trump’s ‘Shameful’ Attacks On Mail-In Voting

Undermining the post office to overturn the election

Trump is actively working to undermine the Postal Service — and every major U.S. institution

Donald Trump Is Committing A Crime Against Democracy He should be removed from office immediately.

Forget the Trump tweets. This is the Trump action that might actually kill us.

The country’s future could hinge on postal workers

If you can’t vote by mail, here’s how you can safely do it

How Trump was able to shape the Postal Service board to enact a new agenda

Even Trump’s most die-hard minions struggle to defend him anymore

Rachel Maddow Was ‘Chilled’ By One Specific Claim Made By Mary Trump


Trump’s Acting Public Lands Chief Can Head Agency Indefinitely, Thanks To Order He Signed -- William Perry Pendley has led the Bureau for more than a year without ever facing the Senate confirmation process.

If Advise and Consent is out the window then doesn't that mean the Senate if pretty much history?

Trump Told Homeland Security To Take Its Orders From Lou Dobbs, Former Official Says -- "What Lou says is what I want to do," Trump said of the Fox Business host, according to a former DHS chief of staff.

Advise & Consent? Kings don't need a legislature.


Postal Service: We Will Stop Removing Mailboxes Ahead Of Election Day -- The White House chief of staff also said that mail-sorting machines will not be removed "between now and the election."

And this is a guy who would never lie to you, right?

DeJoy says he is ‘suspending’ policies blamed for causing mail delays ahead of election

And this is a guy who would never lie to you, right?

No serious lawyer would argue what Trump’s Justice Department is arguing

And these are guys who would never lie to you, right?

Democrats, election watchdogs see ‘glaring hole’ in Postal Service pledge to roll back recent changes


Trump Once Freaked Out After Missing A Call With Putin, Former U.K. Adviser Says

‘Big Fan Of Yours!’: Trump’s Old Fan Mail To Vladimir Putin Revealed

Wonder just how many 'presidents' Trump might be thinking of adding to Mount Rushmore?

As it turns out, there really was collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia

The Senate’s findings on Russian interference are explosive. They shouldn’t be ignored.

How Paul Manafort promoted Russian disinformation that has been embraced by Trump

Trump Phone Calls Add to Lingering Questions About Russian Interference


Trumpism Is a Racket, and Steve Bannon Knew It

Well, now his victims know it. If only Trump's victims knew it too!

Bannon’s indictment raises more uneasy questions about William Barr’s SDNY gambit

The scheme Bannon is indicted for boggles the mind in its brazen cynicism

In Steve Bannon's defense: It's probably not nearly as brazen as Donald Trump's own criminal cynicism.

Steve Bannon Jokes About Ripping Off ‘We Build The Wall’ Donors In Resurfaced Clip

Like all criminals Bannon is as stupid as Trump: He should've known that the safest work for a criminal is becoming an evangelical preacher.

Jeffrey Toobin Explains What’s So Revealing About Steve Bannon’s Arrest


Trump administration to send pandemic relief supplies to Venezuela in new push to oust Maduro

This makes perfect sense: Trump's pandemic "aid" here in the U.S. has been deadly. So this will probably devastate Venezuela.


What Is QAnon, the Viral Pro-Trump Conspiracy Theory?

Reading this I was rolling on the ground with laughter. Really, it's incredible but there are people out there walking around with nothing more than just a frog brain in their skulls!

Unfortunately for all of us, Donald Trump is one of them:

CHILLING: Trump Praises QAnon Followers In Most Direct Remarks To Date On Cult Movement

Trump Says QAnon Followers Are People Who ‘Love Our Country’

Trump’s Republican Party now has a ballot full of nutters

The party of Trump is already a convention of ghoulish clowns

Trump’s QAnon dodge is a sickening reminder of the man he is


Trump Has Been Comparing Himself to Nixon. That’s Hooey. -- Mr. Barr is using 200 federal officers here and there today, so tomorrow he can dispatch 2,000 or 20,000. He is making the unprecedented precedented.

Bill Barr’s election meddling is a total riot

William Barr’s new defense of Trump actually unmasks his corruption

Bannon’s indictment raises more uneasy questions about William Barr’s SDNY gambit


Russian opposition leader hospitalized after suspected poisoning

Ah, that Vladimir Putin is really incorrigible: Once a serial killer always a serial killer.

Why Would Vladimir Putin Want to Get Rid of Aleksei Navalny Now?

Because he knows that Trump is going to lose and he doesn't want to kill Navalny after Trump's in prison and can't cover for him.


Trump pledges to use law enforcement to monitor election

Ah! Exactly like they used to do in the South back during Jim Crow days! [MAGA!]

A second Trump term might injure the democratic experiment beyond recovery


Postmaster General Louis DeJoy Evades Responsibility For Major Post Office Delays

What a surprise.

Mnuchin Paved Way for Postal Service Shake-Up

House Oversight releases documents showing postal delays ‘far worse’ than previously revealed

Trump’s post office blunder will test GOP loyalty


This ichthyosaur died after devouring a creature nearly as long as itself

Yes: "At least it died doing what it loved most."


New petition asks Florida Supreme Court to make Bar applicants lawyers without taking exam

Wonder if this also goes for the medical exam: I once took a course on applying a Band-Aid, so I might be able to become a doctor in Florida just by applying (in this Trump age where any loudmouth's opinion is as good as that of the best doctor in the land).

Donald Trump, as everybody knows, is the principal epidemiology expert at The Goofball Institute of Medicine.


Falwell Business Partner Claims Years-Long Affair With Evangelical Power Couple

What a surprise.


Russian doctors say they found no indication opposition politician Alexei Navalny was poisoned

They also said Putin has informed them that there was no possible way that Putin was responsible for the poisoning.

German doctors: Kremlin critic Navalny was poisoned

What are the chemical compounds doctors say may have been used to poison Alexei Navalny?


Whales 'wave' to onlookers off the coast of Australia

Onlookers creeped out about where the whales got the hands.


California requests wildfire help from Australia

Say they would have normally requested it from the United States of America because, you know. But, you know: Trump.

California is burning, and once again, Trump wants to let it

Top Republican National Security Officials Say They Will Vote for Biden


Trump Warns U.S. May 'Never' Know The Results Of The Presidential Election

Sez he is doing everything in his power to make sure they will never find out he lost.


Trump Has A Record Of ‘Hiring Excellent People,’ Adviser Says After Bannon Arrest

He must be talking about another Trump, in another dimension.

Trump’s Handpicked Postal Service Chair Has A Long History Of Voter Suppression

Five provocative nuggets from the Senate intel report on Trump and Russia

Mnuchin Paved Way for Postal Service Shake-Up

Trump Delivered on Some Big 2016 Promises, but Others Unmet

Trump is back to his worst

Ex-RNC Chair Michael Steele Rips Trump Voters: ‘You’re Getting Punked’

Inside Steve Bannon’s Alleged Scheme To Fleece Trump Voters Who Wanted A Border Wall

House Democrats seek probe of Vindman firings amid new allegations involving Trump’s national security adviser


Trump’s pressure on the FDA may be risky for your health

Donald Trump, as everybody knows, is the principal epidemiology expert at The Goofball Institute of Medicine.

Some Trump administration claims on effectiveness of convalescent plasma are wrong or dubious, scientists say

F.D.A. ‘Grossly Misrepresented’ Blood Plasma Data, Scientists Say

"There he goes again."

The emergency-use authorization for convalescent plasma to treat covid-19 is a subversion of science.


I was promised optimism!

Well, what you got from this RNC is: The convention of the paranoid with occasional comic relief from Trump's pathological narcissism.

‘Lies, Lies, Lies.’ Our Writers Discuss Night 2 of the Convention.

Cutting through the convention spin on Trump’s response to covid-19


'I would crawl through broken glass to vote for Trump'

I believe that should read: 'I will crawl through broken glass after I vote for Trump.'


White House Chief Of Staff: Americans ‘Don’t Really Care’ About Alleged Lawbreaking -- Mark Meadows said people aren't bothered by Trump officials misusing their taxpayer-funded positions to endorse Trump.

"And if they don't care for these crimes then they probably also don't care about those other crimes: That's how we eventually get away with all of them." [from the best-selling Crime 101]


Controversial change in testing guidelines directed by White House task force -- Infectious-disease experts says they fear that it will increase confusion and lead to further spread of the disease.

Maybe. But it will make Donald Trump feel great & powerful to be able to order the killing of so many Americans with little or no consequences to himself.

The CDC’s new testing guidance is nonsensical

Sorry, That should read: "Trump’s new testing guidance is nonsensical."

The FDA must stand up for itself and for science, not politics

Inside Trump’s pressure campaign on federal scientists over a covid-19 treatment


Falwell Jr. was Trump’s evangelical champion before his own fall

"Tell me whom you're with & I'll tell you who you are." Every time Trump associates with anyone the character of that person is screaming a truth about the character of Donald Trump.

The moral rot of Trump and his enablers has spread to the core

New Lincoln Project ad accuses Jared Kushner of being evil


Michael Cohen’s Book Will Bare Trump’s ‘Steep Illegality,’ Vows Anthony Scaramucci

As we have seen time & time again from the startling revelations of just about everyone who has ever worked for him, Donald Trump not only believes he is above the law but that he will remain above the law for the rest of his life--Therefore he has never felt the need to conceal his crimes like other criminals usually do.

Why Trump so often says the quiet part out loud

But this means that all his lieutenants and enablers, all the henchmen and associates who have ever worked for him or conspired with him know every last detail of every one of Trump's crimes. This makes it incumbent upon law enforcement to sooner or later persuade as many of those who are or who have ever been complicit in Donald Trump's crimes to turn state's evidence and testify against him so that he is punished to the fullest extent of the law.

Miles Taylor’s very serious allegations against Trump, explained

True, no punishment can never make up for the devastation Donald Trump has inflicted on this nation, but prosecuting him for a few of them will at the least ensure that future would-be dictators & Trump-like malefactors understand the risks of undertaking their crimes.

If Trump-style justice becomes the norm, nobody is safe

Five provocative nuggets from the Senate intel report on Trump and Russia

Trump Phone Calls Add to Lingering Questions About Russian Interference

In Leaked Audio, Trump Credits Black Americans Who Didn’t Vote In 2016: Reports

Court Orders Trump To Pay $44,100 For Stormy Daniels’ Legal Fees

Judge rejects Trump’s latest bid to shield his tax records from Manhattan district attorney

New York attorney general files legal action against Trump Organization, revealing state investigation into the company’s financial dealings

NY AG Probes If Donald Trump Inflated Assets For Loans

New York attorney general files legal action

In secretly recorded audio, President Trump’s sister says he has ‘no principles’ and ‘you can’t trust him’

Mnuchin Paved Way for Postal Service Shake-Up

House Oversight releases documents showing postal delays ‘far worse’ than previously revealed

USPS is telling people their mail is being held ‘at the request of the customer.’ It isn’t true.

Republicans don’t seem to grasp cause and effect

There are persons who do not deserve to be put in a position of trust under any circumstances. And in this country Donald Trump is the paramount example of such a person.


Donald Trump Jr. Urges Republicans In Robocall To Vote — By Mail

"We are lying to Democrats but don't you be fooled too!"


Nancy Pelosi Doesn’t Think Joe Biden Should Debate Donald Trump

I agree: Donald Trump is not someone one can expect to adhere to the rules, any rules. He will eschew debate for lies and buffoonish attempts to ridicule and delegitimize Biden. One does not debate a snarling dog.


I worked at the White House. It shouldn’t be a Trump prop. -- Trump's treatment of the White House as convention stage set erases the line between governing and politics.

In Trump's defense: When he becomes King of America the White House will be renamed Trump's Royal Palace and will then become the personal property of the Trump royal family.

Why dozens of John McCain aides, including me, are endorsing Joe Biden


Laura devastated a narrow path north of the Gulf Coast

And, of course, Trump is going to postpone the Republican National Convention so he can concentrate on helping the victims of Laura, right?


Jerry Falwell Jr.’s downfall won’t change anything for evangelicals

Evangelicals are essentially a cult, and not even the prospect of drinking the poisoned Kool-Aid will dissuade them from it: Falwell Jr.’s & every other preacher's perversions and all of Donald Trump's blatant crimes are water off a duck's back to them. [Don't you think every pastor & Trump know this!]

The moral rot of Trump and his enablers has spread to the core


Greek Sniffer Dog Finds 100 Kilos of Italy-Bound Cocaine

Apparetly it was laced with meatballs.


Trump’s speech was a tidal wave of false claims

Ya could've knocked me over with a feather.

Nearly every claim Trump made about Biden’s positions was false

In Trump's defense: It had to be, otherwise you might have seen even Donald Trump voting for Joe Biden too.

Trump presented the mother of all fabrications on the White House lawn

Trump desecrates a public monument in the finale to a convention of lies

CNN Fact-Checker Shreds Trump’s RNC Speech, Calls Out 21 False Or Misleading Claims


USPS is telling people their mail is being held ‘at the request of the customer.’ It isn’t true.

The guardians of public health are allowing Trump to undermine and humiliate them

Unfortunately, regardless of whether Trump has the authority to issue orders which are clearly illegal there will always be some sad saps out there who will obey them simply because Trump is the president.

Paul Waldman: William Barr’s corruption of DOJ is getting worse. Where are the mass resignations?

So it begins. The lies Trump orders our government to tell us are now being told by the government every day without the blinking of an eye. Trump is bending the institutions of the American people to his lies and teaching those who work in them to carry out his crimes for him.

That's the way all dictators corrupt democracies: Soon his orders to break the laws are going to put a lot of innocent people in prison. Until at last even the nation's generals will be reluctant to not obeys his unlawful orders. And we all end up in an America shamelessly celebrating forever its dear president-or-life.

Room rentals, resort fees and furniture removal: How Trump’s company charged the U.S. government more than $900,000

White House Amassing Reporter ‘Dossier’ After Story On Trump’s Business Charging Taxpayers $900,000


Damage From Whopper Hurricanes Rising for Many Reasons

Primarily from intestinal blockages combined with the occasional difficulty in locating a toilet.


Scientists Say Hong Kong Man Got Coronavirus a Second Time

Doctors say they're not sure whether he tripped stupidly into it again or he simply liked it that much the first time.


The World's Most Expensive Coin Is Up for Sale

The 7,565,000-pound coin was forged in Scotland apparently by somebody who didn't wish to be tempted spending it.


White House Says Trump Won’t Comment On Kyle Rittenhouse -- Trump doesn't have anything to say about the 17-year-old charged in the killing of protesters, Kayleigh McEnany said.

Not even that it might be a bad idea for civilians to be running around the streets shooting people?

Maryland State Official Fired For Supporting Kenosha Shooting Suspect On Facebook

Trump’s illuminating defense of Kyle Rittenhouse

Trump Posts Barrage of Inflammatory Tweets After Portland Killing

Broadcasters have a duty to public safety. And when someone promotes anything which is a danger to public safety (even if, and especially if it is the president of the United States) he should be immediately taken off the air and the broadcaster should explain exactly why he was taken off the air--Or the broadcaster itself should be immediately taken off the air as a danger to public safety.


What is herd immunity, and why are Trump officials pursuing an idea the WHO calls ‘dangerous’?

Answer: Herd immunity is letting upwards of 60 million Americans get infected so that more than 2 million of them die. And why are Trump officials pursuing this 'brilliant' idea? Because Trump officials are no more interested in saving the lives of their fellow Americans than is Trump as long as it gains them just about any little ole thing.

Editorial Board: Getting to "herd immunity" is a mirage. It would be disastrous for Trump to pursue.

Well, that does it then: Trump is definitely going to pursue it.

Trump’s disastrous virus response is veering toward another terrible turn


Trump boasts about a great economic record. Too bad it’s Obama’s. -- Team Trump’s response to his unflattering legacy has been to invent a different one.

In Trump's defense: He has always been obsessed with wanting to be Obama. And tellling people he is responsible for Obama's achievements is just like being Obama! [Melania will soon be changing her name to Michelle.]


Head Of USPS Board Of Governors Is Also Director Of Mitch McConnell Super PAC

Steve Scalise Defends His Use Of Altered Biden Interview With Activist

God! Isn't there even one single honest or decent Republican at all left in this entire country?

William Barr Says Police Being Racist Toward Black People Isn’t Racism


Biden Condemned Violence. Why Won’t Trump?

Because Trump is the cause of it?

The GOP convention just ripped the mask off Trump’s corruption and lies

Joe Biden capitalizes on Trump’s Kenosha catastrophe

CNN Fact-Checker Shreds Trump’s RNC Speech, Calls Out 21 False Or Misleading Claims

Trump Spouts New Conspiracy Theories In Bizarre Fox News Interview


How Russia outplayed the US with Turkey in Syria

Putin made sure Trump became president. We know.

A damning new article reveals how Trump enables Russian election interference

More evidence of Trump’s subservience to Putin — and we still don’t know why


Paul Waldman: Republicans of conscience have one last chance to retain their honor

Please: Don't be ridiculous. There are no Republicans of conscience left serving with honor in government.

It’s not just Trump. All Republicans must go.

Barr’s description of a voter-fraud case in Texas doesn’t match the facts, prosecutor says

What a surprise.


White George Washington professor admits she falsely claimed Black identity

Sez the hardest thing to pull off was the breakdancing.


Dog rescued at sea

First thing dog said was that he can't wait to return the ball its master threw out there to him.


No More In-Person Election Briefings for Congress, Intelligence Chief Says

Trump’s campaign to forgive his lawbreaking friends continues

Senior intelligence officials won’t brief Congress in person on foreign threats to election

Guess Trump doesn't want Congress to know how much Putin is investing in him this election. And, unlike the last election, this time he can have it all shut down thanks to the Senate Republicans & a few despicable sorry creatures like John Ratcliffe and Bill Barr.

John Brennan: Trump will suffocate the intelligence community to get reelected

Who wants to bet a garbanzo bean that when John 'The' Ratcliffe came in and saw just how much Russia was doing to get Trump re-elected he screamed: "We can't possibly let the American people see this!" [And thereby hangs a tale about Trump infiltrating his creatures throughout the entire government.]

The foreign foes who want to undermine America are getting help — from America

The director of national intelligence is providing cover for Putin

Trump among the kleptocrats

This isn’t an administration. It’s an ongoing criminal conspiracy.

The scandals surrounding Trump are beginning to overlap in strange ways

Trump said U.S. soldiers injured and killed in war were ‘losers,’ magazine reports

Trump Reportedly Referred To American War Dead As ‘Losers’ And ‘Suckers’

Amid fears that Trump might not leave office, two lawmakers press for Pentagon assurances on the election


Thought to Be Extinct, New Guinea’s Singing Dogs Found Alive in the Wild

After listening to them go through a chorus of "99 Bottles Of Beer On The Wall" scientists finally understood how they might have been thought extinct.


Trump Says He’s ‘Truly An Environmentalist,’ Despite All Evidence To The Contrary

Earlier, in a speech to the Girl Scouts, Trump also claimed that he was really a little girl.


It’s time to talk about how toilets may be spreading covid-19

Asses to asses, butt to butt.


In new book, former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen describes alleged episodes of racism and says president likes how Putin runs Russia

I love Trump: He is so utterly disgustingly evil. To call him merely evil is to lowball the guy.

How could anyone, much less the president, reduce the sacrifice and value of our war dead?

Whoever knows Trump knows how that is not only possible but inevitable.

Fox News Reporter Snaps Back As Trump Demands Her Firing For Confirming War Dead Story

Trump also demanded that a supporter stick his own daughter in an orphanage because the kid said she liked Biden. [Think he did.]

Trump’s bad marriage with the military has finally exploded

Trump perfectly well knows the crimes he's committed. Therefore he knows that the instant he's no longer president the law will show up at his door and he is very likely to face many a long year in prison as well as financial ruin--For Trump this is no different than a bank robber coming out of the bank gun & bag of money in hand & jumping into his getaway car just as the cops show up: And if we all know what most bank robbers do at such a moment, we all know what Trump is very likely to do once he know he's had it. So be prepared for a desperate showdown when Trump loses in November, as the two months between then and January 20th might be the most interesting two months in American history. [You ain't seen a car chase like you're gonna see those two months.]

Jennifer Griffin defended by Fox News colleagues after Trump Twitter attack over confirmation of Atlantic reporting

Presidents are expected to set the national tone. What we got with Trump has been catastrophic.


Eva Longoria Has News For Democratic Convention Critics Who Called Her Out Of Touch

Sez she's been touched plenty. [Nobody disputes that Eva Longoria is a bit touched.]


DOJ Jumps In To Help Trump In Lawsuit Filed By Rape Accuser

It's good to be The President, no! [Great. Now all other rapists will also want to run for president.]

Justice Dept. intervenes on behalf of Trump in defamation case brought by woman who accused him of rape

DOJ’s move to take over Trump’s defense should have us shouting from the rooftops


Michael Cohen Predicts Trump Plan To Save Himself If He Loses The Election

Michael Cohen Makes Chilling Prediction About Trump And The Constitution If He Wins

With Donald Trump NOBODY ever wins, whether he wins of loses--and not even Trump himself.

Republicans have insufficient evidence to call elections ‘rigged’ and ‘fraudulent’


How Trump’s Billion-Dollar Campaign Lost Its Cash Advantage

For the answer please search in Trump's pockets.

Trump Reportedly Spent $58 Million In Campaign Funds On Legal Fees And Compliance

Trump’s campaign is in financial distress — like everything else he touches


Biden On Damning COVID-19 Recording: Trump ‘Willingly Lied’

In Trump's defense: If you didn't already know that Trump always lies, and most willingly, then you really are stupid.

Trump’s unforgivable sin: His covid-19 lies killed Americans

"Trump lied and people died.” [What a perfect epitaph for Donald J. Trump]

Trump acknowledges he intentionally downplayed deadly coronavirus, says effort was to reduce panic

Aww, Trump was only trying to keep little old ladies from getting overly excited. How sweet of him. Too bad most of the old dears have been gruesomely suffocated to death by the nasty ole Covid-19 Trump said was not much more dangerous than a magical puff! of smoke.


The Justice Department is not the president's private law firm

I'm sorry: Do you know Donald Trump? Have you ever heard of schoolyard bully Bill Barr?

How New York City’s Police Unions Embraced President Trump


Mourners gather to bid farewell to murdered Mexican reporter

"Missed him by a breath."


Trump Said He'd Give Himself An 'A' For His Handling Of COVID-19

Sez it reminds him of when he used to give himself A's in school by paying the smartest kids to take his tests for him. And apparently that's not the only thing he's giving himself:

Trump’s Administration Secretly Took Millions From FDNY’s 9/11 Health Program


The president called us ‘losers.’ Here’s what we have to say in response.

WE ELECTED YOU! (Ok, we are losers.)

Stunning new disclosures blow huge holes in Trump’s Potemkin facade


Thanks to Trump, we can no longer trust the CDC or the FDA

This is not thanks to Trump only: You can't blame a dog for barking, and Donald Trump is a rabid dog. No: It's thanks to all the government workers who would see the whole nation come to ruin rather than they lose their cushy jobs. Thank them.

William Barr’s corruption of DOJ is getting worse. Where are the mass resignations?

Carl Bernstein: ‘Homicidal’ Trump Turned Supporters Into ‘Sacrificial Lambs’

Woodward’s ‘Rage’ is a damning account of Trump’s cowering sycophants and enablers

Trump Is Putin’s ‘Useful Idiot’ Leading Us To ‘Disaster,’ Warns Lt. Col. Vindman

Mueller prosecutor says special counsel ‘could have done more’ to hold Trump accountable

Charge that Trump fumbled the pandemic is strongly supported by available evidence

Former Pence aide Olivia Troye’s assertions about Trump’s focus are validated by what we already know

Former Pence aide says she will vote for Biden because of Trump’s ‘flat out disregard for human life’ during pandemic

Pence's little creep crack against her being "one more disgruntled employee" in light of Olivia Troye's comment that "she had respect for other Trump officials, such as Pence."

“I still have a lot of respect for the vice president,” she said. “I worked very loyally for him to do everything I could for him. I don’t want this to become a speaking-out-against-him thing.”

So much for the "disgruntled" part.

Former Pence Staffer And COVID-19 Task Force Member Voting For Joe Biden -- President Donald Trump has had a “flat out disregard for human life” during the COVID-19 pandemic, Olivia Troye said.

Next time elect a public servant. Not a self-serving TV celebrity.

The most damning verdict on Trump is delivered by his own aides

A former DHS official is putting other Trump insiders to shame


Scientists Tested Out the World's Largest Digital Camera on a Piece of Broccoli

It can't possibly be all that large if it can sit on a piece of broccoli.


Health Official Reportedly Pressured CDC To Alter COVID-19 Info To Back President

How'd you like to go in for an operation in a hospital operated by Donald Trump!

Trump officials seek greater control over CDC reports

Science Magazine Editor Pens Scathing Critique Of Trump’s ‘Shameful’ COVID-19 Lies

Trump's lies about the pandemic were a grave dereliction of duty

Dude, Trump's entire presidency is a grave dereliction of duty.

In a choice between life and death, Trump chooses himself.

Dude, in ANY choice between ANYTHING, Trump chooses himself.

Nevada Gov. Condemns Trump’s ‘Reckless And Selfish’ Indoor Campaign Rally

How Did the ‘Best-Prepared Country’ Become a Horror Story?

By electing a common criminal as president. It has to happen at least once so the country learns never to do it again.


Trump must think autoworkers are stupid

It is physically impossible for the stupid to gauge the intelligence of those who really are intelligent. This is why the stupid believe the world is filled with nothing but stupid people--Why crooks are convinced that everybody else is crooked. And why we judge the trustworthiness of others by whether or not they trust us.


Trump detests ‘losers,’ but he’s the courtroom loser in chief

In Trump's defense: He is trying to corrupt and/or destroy the law, and a lot of courts have a tendency to take a dim view of that.

Former Judge’s New Brief Blasts ‘Corrupt’ DOJ Move To Dismiss Michael Flynn Charges


Toots Hibbert helped give reggae its name, its sound and its enduring grace

Well, now I know who to blame when I go to the beach for peace & quiet, to listen to the soft rush of the waves, but instead run into a couple of beach bums banging away on oil barrels with metal mallets & brushes.


With 1920 postmark, mail is delivered to a Michigan home 100 years late

Somebody warning about the 1918 pandemic. At least it got here in time!


This 9/11 anniversary arrives with the end of the war on al-Qaeda well in sight

The end of the war on al-Qaeda will never be ended because its origins are the direct result of the principles of Islam. The only possible way to put an end to al-Qaeda, the Taliban, ISIS, Hezbollah, and the terror-loving Imams of Iran is to put an end to the inhuman Cult of Islam.


UK Museum Removes Shrunken Heads From Display

Sez they're being returned to the Republican Party.


The president who says the coronavirus will go away makes the same prediction about global warming

Trump denies climate change in exchange with California official: ‘I don’t think science knows, actually’

It all stems from Donald Trump not being able to learn anything. But that's what you get when you elect a total ignoramus as president.


Former FBI Agent Peter Strzok: Trump Clearly ‘Compromised By The Russians’

Trump’s Rigged Election Cries Are Right Out Of Kremlin Playbook, Warns Ex-Intel Official

Health Official Out To Manipulate CDC Reports Has Deep Russian Ties

Congress should pass a law that specifies treason against the United States as a crime which a president can not pardon. Along with a separate statute which specifies that no president may pardon himself. The crimes against the United States of America which Donald Trump stands suspected of are monstrous and must face a reckoning in a court of law. It is my personal believe that if Trump is ever brought before a court of law it will be determined that his treason against this nation are a hundred times worse that those of Benedict Arnold & the Atomic Spies of the Manhattan Project.

The strongest evidence yet of Trump’s (ongoing) collusion with Russia

Federal Judge Blocks USPS Notices With False Mail Ballot Info After Colorado Sues

Roger Stone Calls For Trump To ‘Declare Martial Law’ To Seize Power If He Loses -- Harvard law professor and Constitutional expert Laurence Tribe warned that Stone’s “advocacy of totalitarian takeover by Trump has to be taken seriously.”

And how is this not advocating sedition [the overthrow of] against the United States of America?

The assistant secretary of health for public affairs made false claims, accusing scientists of “sedition” and claiming there will be a left-wing insurrection.


Humans Wiped Out Two-Thirds of the World’s Wildlife in 50 Years

Yeah: We bad. We bad.


Trump Blew A Big Cash Advantage But Still Puts Campaign Dollars In His Own Pocket -- Trump funneled another $251,409 into his own cash registers last month.

Trump is like a one year old stealing things right in front of everybody because he just can not understand that he's doing anything wrong. [Pay attention, parents!]

TikTok Owner Says It Wasn’t Aware Deal Included $5 Billion ‘Education Fund’

The unanswered question of our time: Is Trump an agent of Russia?

Postal Service feared Trump’s rhetoric could cost it billions in Amazon business, documents reveal

And now you know how Trump's limitless incompetence has run every business he has ever owned into the ground. Only democracy stands between Trump's push to make the United States of America the next Trump business--Trump knows it and that's why he's trying every way he can to destroy our democracy.

Trump shattered his promise to ‘drain the swamp.’ The self-dealing would be epic in a second term.

Manhattan district attorney cites news reports to argue for eight years of Trump tax returns


Mitch McConnell is the apex predator of U.S. politics -- The Senate majority leader is interested only in total dominance.

This is because he is convinced that Republicans are always predators and Democrats are merely prey. [He might be right.]

Nancy Pelosi Doesn’t Rule Out Using Impeachment To Stall SCOTUS Nomination

Let's wait & see after the election.

If Republicans give Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat to some Federalist Society fanatic, Democrats should pack the court.

Let's wait & see after the election.

How Democrats Could Try To Delay And Derail Trump’s New Supreme Court Pick

Democrats Have A Leg Up In The Political Fight Over Amy Coney Barrett

Democrats warned Republicans to follow the precedent they set in 2016, when they refused to consider President Barack Obama’s choice for the court

I think that if Republicans push sheer naked raw power as the new norm Democrats should not only pack the Court but finally move to eliminate the Electoral College and every other scheme that has been set up to thwart absolute popular majority rule in this country.


Trump claims nothing more could have been done to defeat the coronavirus. He’s wrong.

Nothing more than nothing?

Trump seems to believe in magic over science

In Trump's defense: It is the job of the agents of Satan like Trump to spread beliefs outside the Judeo-Christian tradition.

Trump’s messy attempt to clean up unwelcome coronavirus vaccine news

Trump’s appointees sought to censor what government scientists said about the coronavirus, emails show

Bob Woodward: Trump Doesn’t Seem To Know ‘What Is Real And What Is Unreal’

A Trump official’s insane rant should reflect back on Trump himself

Charge that Trump fumbled the pandemic is strongly supported by available evidence

‘Let Me Finish My Question’: Voter Confronts Trump Over Efforts To Undermine Obamacare

Trump’s Bonkers Coronavirus ‘Herd Mentality’ Claim Lights Up Twitter

Betsy DeVos’s Former Chief Of Staff Joins Anti-Trump Group

Former Pence aide says she will vote for Biden because of Trump’s ‘flat out disregard for human life’ during pandemic

Biden Blasts Trump’s ‘Criminal’ Response To Coronavirus Pandemic

Well, at least Biden is finally stating Trump's real responsibility in this intentional mass murder.

Trump’s Latest Coronavirus Comment Slammed As ‘So Cruel And Cynical’ -- Trump reportedly said he’d no longer “have to shake hands with these disgusting people" because of the pandemic.

And now you know how a so-called human being can kill so many of his felow human beings this casually.


Drip, drip, drip: The bad news washes away Trump delusions

DHS says it won’t make officials available for questioning in House probe of Portland protests

Well, that pretty much eliminates the Congress's oversight duties. Now to eliminate the Judicial's old Constitutional ones too.

William Barr has gone too far before, but never this far

William Barr has gone rogue

Assistant U.S. Attorney Says William Barr ‘Dishonors’ Justice Department

This Is How Bad It’s Gotten at the Justice Department

Watchdog Reportedly Probing Justice Officials’ Interference In Roger Stone Sentencing

Mueller prosecutor says special counsel ‘could have done more’ to hold Trump accountable

‘We Weren’t Alarmist Enough’: Experts Warn Trump And GOP Could Destroy Democracy

Democratic House chairs: Here’s how we can protect democracy from a lawless president

Democrats lay out a plan to halt the drift toward authoritarianism

In just one month, Trump commits a whole new set of potentially impeachable offenses

Roger Stone Calls For Trump To ‘Declare Martial Law’ To Seize Power If He Loses

Another woman says the president assaulted her. Is anyone listening?

Defending Woodward: Has exposing a Trump lie ever caused him to change course?

Another Trump failure: His campaign against voting by mail

Donald Trump, facing financial ruin, sought control of his elderly father’s estate. The family fight was epic.

Trump avoided paying taxes for years, largely because his business empire reported losing more money than it made, report says

Stunning new revelations about Trump’s taxes also expose a hidden weakness

Trump Holds $421 Million In Debt, Could Owe IRS $100 Million In Penalties, Times Says

Trump’s con extends beyond his tax returns

Trump’s taxes show why he is desperate to stay in office

Running for president was the worst business decision Trump ever made

Trump’s long-hidden tax returns make him look like a terrible businessman, or a cheat. Probably both.

Trump Played Populist ‘Con’ On The ‘Rubes,’ Says Former Republican Official

There’s another whistleblower complaint. It’s about Trump’s tax returns.


Eric Trump Won’t Testify In NY Probe Until After Election

Sez he's got nothing to say that might make his father look good.

Judge Rules Eric Trump Must Testify In New York Probe Prior To Election


Schumer Assails Senate Republicans for Lacking ‘Honor and Decency’

I think Schumer is out of step with the times: These are the times when sheer raw naked power Trumps honor & decency. And he had better get this straight in his own head. [If he wishes to live in a society of human beings again Schumer will have to wait until Americans elect a human being as their president instead of a contemptible worm like Donald Trump.]


Trump won’t commit to a ‘peaceful transfer of power’ if he loses

And now you know why Trump is trying to save everybody money by cancelling a totally pointless & meaningless election. He's such a considerate guy.

“This is a moment that I would say to any Republican of good conscience working in the administration: It is time for you to resign,” Schiff told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow on Wednesday.

Anybody wanna bet any of'em will resign? Schiff is smoking something if he thinks any of the people working for Trump have a conscience.

“The ballots are a disaster,” Trump said. “Get rid of the ballots and you’ll have a peaceful ... there won’t be a transfer, frankly, there’ll be a continuation.”

Biden will be a continuation of this?! Hope not.

Chris Hayes Reveals The Most ‘Chilling’ Part Of Trump’s New Election Threat


Congress should not fund new ICBMs designed to kill but should spend those tens of billions of dollars on diplomacy to prevent war, novel coronavirus tests, masks, investment in education and support for working families to fight the calamity that is killing us now.

War could just as easily be avoided by buying Putin a new pony. Yes.


U.S. tells Iraq it’s planning to pull out of Baghdad embassy

I see Donald Trump's October surprise is going to be an attack on Iran and he's removing Iran's easy targets now. [Wonder how many American servicemen corpses Trump is willing to step on to climb up to the throne of his reelection... or wait and find out.]


COVID-19 Surging In Trump’s Red States Just Weeks Before Election

Coronavirus Live Updates: Florida Orders All Restaurants Open

I imagine Republicans wanna kill off as many people in Trump's base as they can before the election. [As you know, Democrats won't let'em do it after, being such damn tenderhearted patsies.]


If He Loses Election, Trump Tells Rally, 'We're Not Going To Stand For It'

Yea, who are the American People to say who wins or loses the election anyway!


White House Says Trump Will Accept Result Of ‘Free And Fair Election’

Not THE election, mind you. Just one HE deems a 'free and fair' one. That should give us oodles & oddles of confidence of what's coming, all right, all right.

Mary Trump: Take It Seriously That Trump May Not Hand Over Power

Bob Woodward: Trump Is ‘Putting A Dagger In The Constitution’

Mourners Shout ‘Vote Him Out’ As Trump Pays Respects To Ginsburg

Everything Trump touches dies — including his presidency

Ex-Trump Adviser On President’s Election Comments: ‘Our Founders Feared’ This

When criminals are caught and have to face justice for their crimes they don't usually just simply turn over a new leaf and suddenly become honest decent people. No. They usually try to commit even more new crimes to try to cover up their old ones. So I very much suspect that Donald Trump will go down trying as hard as he can to perpetrate even more & more crimes still.

Ex-Watergate Prosecutor Says ‘No Question’ Trump And Ivanka Could Both Face Prison


Trump blows up the debate — and himself

Trump showed no respect for time limits, human decency or the truth

I especially loved the confidence with which Trump just kept inventing stuff right out of his head to make himself look good regardless of what planet (or universe) he happened to be on: He saved football, he paid 'millions' in taxes, he has 'relatively little debt' (like we don't already HAVE his tax records), he's better for African-Americans, his 'poll-watchers' were thrown out of Philadelphia voting places, Obama was spying on him, and, of course, the Sheriff of Portland has endorsed him:

‘I have never supported Donald Trump’: Portland-area sheriff hits back after president claims his endorsement in debate

Well, now the Sheriff of Portland knows how the Nobel Peace Prize committee feels about Trump 'getting himself' TWO of their Nobel Peace Prizes without even asking them.

Trump again says he ‘brought back Big Ten football,’ a claim disputed by many

CNN Fact Checker Daniel Dale Calls Trump’s Debate Performance ‘An Avalanche Of Lying’

Trump boasted he made insulin so cheap ‘it’s like water.’ Americans with diabetes beg to differ.

Republicans Aren’t Happy With Trump’s Debate Performance

They're Republicans: They'll learn to like it. [That's why we gotta vote these guys out. They're exactly the same kind of guys that eventually learned to like Hitler and Mussolini.]



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