Category Archives: Congress

GOP strategy — see, hear, speak no truth


We were on the way to a job upstate on Wednesday, listening to the impeachment hearings on the radio, waiting to hear what Trump’s foreign-service boy Gordon Sondland would say now that it was clear he hadn’t been forthright in … Continue reading

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The ‘biggest’ impeachment ever?


Swamp Rabbit’s parole officer, Victor Cortez, dropped by a few days ago and quickly started jabbering about current events. He was upset because Donald Trump had claimed the killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi by U.S. forces was a … Continue reading

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Is Mueller an enigma or just a Republican?


I got back from the vet — one of the swamp cats needed hyperthyroid medicine — and found Swamp Rabbit at my shack, complaining about how badly the mainstream media had handled news of the Mueller report even before the … Continue reading

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WAY worse than Watergate


Swamp Rabbit was trying to read the news to me but I was on the porch feeding the swamp cats and blasting Eric Dolphy’s Out To Lunch through my JBL speaker. “I can’t hear you,” I shouted through the window. … Continue reading

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Even Nielsen wasn’t creepy enough for the chief


Swamp Rabbit and I pored over Rick Wilson’s 2018 book Everything Trump Touches Dies and wondered about the accuracy of the title. “Interesting thesis,” I said. “The author is assuming Trump’s flunkies aren’t dead to begin with.” Swamp Rabbit quibbled. … Continue reading

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The ‘national emergency’ is Trump


From The Hill: President Trump said on Friday that he “didn’t need to” declare a national emergency but did it to speed up construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall. “I want to do it faster. I could do the wall … Continue reading

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We live in a democracy — or so they say


This is what happens when all the president’s men are grifters: Another day, another set of regulations targeted for reversal by President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency. The latest possible rollback affects a powerful greenhouse gas with up to 36 times … Continue reading

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