Category Archives: history

Oh, Baltimore!


I was trying to convince Swamp Rabbit that there was nothing new about Donald Trump’s style of racism, that Randy Newman sang about it long before Trump became president. I told him that Republican Richard Nixon, running for president in … Continue reading

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The special counsel underwhelms


Swamp Rabbit and I went on the road yesterday to work a hick-town event and were stuck in traffic for a long while before we got back to my shack to watch the highlights of the Mueller hearings. “You were … 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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Al Green’s impeachment song is a flop


I was in the little shack behind my main shack, rooting around for a rusty old window fan. Swamp Rabbit was in the main shack, watching the rerun of a cable news story from last night. “It’s Al Green, check … Continue reading

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Dems have one job. Will they screw it up?


We were on the porch at my shack in the Tinicum swamp. “Swine was all I could swipe at the SuperFridge,” Swamp Rabbit said as he placed a few hot dogs on my hibachi. “Couldn’t even steal no sardines.” I’m … Continue reading

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The Fourth of July as a campaign event


“Did you see this story?” I asked Swamp Rabbit before reading aloud from the online Washington Post: Unlike [Barack Obama’s] Clean Power Plan, which never took effect because of a Supreme Court decision, the Trump administration is not setting specific … Continue reading

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Talking head disses AOC for telling the truth


I’d just got back to the swamp after a shopping trip to Philly. Swamp Rabbit was in my shack watching MSNBC’s Chuck Todd badmouth U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocacio-Cortez for using the phrase “concentration camps” to describe ICE detention centers that … Continue reading

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