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Trump’s accomplices in the media


I will not be held like a drunkard/ under the cold tap of facts… — Leonard Cohen The news today is Donald Trump. The news every day is Trump. One day he’s  lying about Dianne Feinstein as his fans chant … Continue reading

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Kavanaugh’s dirty secrets still surfacing


The past is never dead. It’s not even past. — William Faulkner (I wrote the following before a third accuser came forward today.) I’d just got back from a sales job upstate at a ski resort that doubles as a … 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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New opiates for the masses needed


Yesterday, I googled a piece of old news and ran it past my friend Swamp Rabbit. The gist of the article was that many Democrats and independents who voted for Obama in 2012 didn’t vote at all in 2016 and … Continue reading

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When will Trump’s minions stop applauding?


Last week Swamp Rabbit and I watched House Republicans grill FBI agent Peter Strzok and wondered if they really believed Strzok was part of of an FBI conspiracy to link Donald Trump to Russian interference with the 2016 election, even … Continue reading

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‘Disinvited’ Eagles weren’t going anyway


Swamp Rabbit was getting on my case for not being a football fan. I’m a fan of the players,” I said. “It’s the NFL I hate — the overpaid commissioner and the spoiled rotten billionaires who own the teams. I … Continue reading

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Santa Fe wants more God, not gun control


Swamp Rabbit and I were reading from a Washington Post story about local reactions to the slaying of nine students and a teacher by a gun-wielding student at a school in Santa Fe, TX: “It’s not the guns. It’s the … Continue reading

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