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White House flickr photo by kidTruant shared under a Creative Commons (BY-SA) license More White House shakeup stuff. Rob Porter, White House aide, resigned Wednesday due to allegations from his ex-wives concerning domestic abuse. Even though many aides were aware of Rob Porter’s character, nothing was done to oust him […]

Rob Porter Resigns Amid Claims of Domestic Abuse

Donald Trump flickr photo by Gage Skidmore shared under a Creative Commons (BY-SA) license Wrote another post about Russia. I talked about how Trump’s narcissism and the view of American exceptionalism have taken the focus away from the very serious issue of Russian propaganda/interference with the 2016 and future elections. […]

Trump Inspires Authoritarianism, But Not The Way You Think.

Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump arrived in London on horseback for Paddy Power, London, UK, 13th March 2017 flickr photo by TaylorHerring shared with no copyright restrictions using Creative Commons Public Domain Mark (PDM) Sometimes you wonder how the Republican or Independent voter views things. As President Trump rips […]

Trump’s Assault on Democratic Institutions. Also Putin.

The Nunes memo built up so much by CNN/Fox/various platforms of social media has been released. It essentially places responsibility on the Steel dossier for government surveillance of Carter Page, a former Trump campaign adviser. As I’ve recently talked about, the main intended consequences of the release of the memo […]

Release of Nunes Memo–Trump’s Enemy List Expands #NunesMemo

So, a couple of days ago, I posted about how Trump’s American Carnage, a numb-minded utterance from his first speech as president, has borne fruit. Trump described this carnage as derelict factories under the shadow of malevolent elites. While Stephen Miller’s handiwork is all over this, the President breathed  angry […]

Trump’s “American Carnage” Part 2

White House flickr photo by Diego Cambiaso shared under a Creative Commons (BY-SA) license The government officially shut down on Friday night. Not pretty. Since then, though, it’s been a heavily politicized blame game from both Democrats and Republicans, with #TrumpShutdown and #SchumerShutdown competing on Twitter. Last time I checked, […]

Government Shutdown, Authored by Stephen Miller