Category Archives: Politics

D.C. is a cesspool, not a swamp


Swamp Rabbit was reading from a newspaper column by a guy who dissed the Trump administration for hesitating to ground all of Boeing’s 737 Max airliners, even though two airplanes of this type have crashed and burned in the past … Continue reading

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GOP still clings to Trump’s sinking ship. Good.


The heater in my shack broke down yesterday, so Swamp Rabbit and I put on heavy coats and huddled around a space heater to watch newly disbarred lawyer Michael Cohen testify at the House Oversight Committee hearing. Cohen started with … 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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Trump to Democrats: Stop digging, or else


From Donald Trump’s State of the Union address: An economic miracle is taking place in the United States — and the only thing that can stop it are foolish wars, politics or ridiculous partisan investigation… If there is going to … Continue reading

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Soup’s on, Manafort!


What’s up with the smooth operator in the ostrich-skin jacket? He made a deal to tell the truth to the special prosecutor, ostensibly to get some years shaved off his prison time, but then he continued to lie for Donald … Continue reading

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Trump’s snake oil still potent


Yesterday I showed Swamp Rabbit a line from a pre-election news story: Two years of political volatility will culminate Tuesday, when voters for the first time since the stunning 2016 election render a nationwide judgment on whether Trumpism is a … Continue reading

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A referendum on Trumpism


Donald Trump’s unwitting accomplices in the media were at it again this weekend, helping spread the lie that Democrats may have tried to “hack” Georgia’s voter registration files. The accusation was made by Georgia’s Republican secretary of state, who also happens … Continue reading

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