Really? – 3.9.17 – Republicans Make It a Bad Day for Truth, Science, Deficits, Health & Christianity

March 9, 2017

It seems that ex-National Security Adviser, Mike Flynn, when he wasn’t holding Russian hands, was also acting as an agent for Turkey. Oh well, says the White House, that’s not on us, he was a private citizen at the time. That was too much even for Fox News’s Shep Smith, who was moved to say, “It’s too much […]

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Really? 3.3.17 – Just How Big a Racist Liar is Sessions? (Plus a Dollop of Trump)

March 3, 2017

Jeff Sessions defended his lie that he hadn’t talked to the Russians. His grounds? He said he took the question to refer to contacts he may have had as a proxy for the Trump campaign. In Sessions’ mind, his chats with the Russian ambassador were part of his senatorial duties and therefore did not merit a mention. A thin […]

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Really? 3.2.17 – Sessions Lies; Trump Dodges Ethics; And Drinks Like a Bitch; Unity by Division.

March 2, 2017

During his confirmation, Sen. Al Franken asked A.G. Jeff Sessions what action he would take against anyone involved in the Trump campaign who had contact with Russian officials. Sessions responded “I’m not aware of any of those activities,” Adding “I have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and I did not have communications with […]

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Really? – 2.22.17 – Diversity Is ‘Anti-Trump’?; DeVos Shows Compassion; States Rights (Cynically); Is Gay Marriage Threatened?

February 23, 2017

Teachers at Westminster High School displayed posters that celebrated diversity. Featuring women of color they expressed sentiments such as – We the People: “Are greater than fear”, “Protect each other”, and “Defend dignity”. Noble stuff, you would imagine. However, the school bans political posters in classrooms unless they are part of the curriculum and present ‘both sides’. School administrators declared the […]

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Trump’s Epic Whine and Lie Fest. A Press Conference from the Madhouse.

February 16, 2017

Donald Trump held a press conference today. It was bizarre – the ramblings of a man struggling with paranoia, megalomania, and delusion. He denied the obvious while adding a gratuitous slam, “I’m not ranting and raving, I’m just telling you you’re dishonest people.” He boasted of unprecedented accomplishments  – and yet he has done nothing. He […]

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Really? – 2.15.17 – Trump’s 107th Victory Lap; Evangelical Paranoia; and Some Other Stuff

February 15, 2017

People are worried that Donald Trump is mentally unstable. He certainly has an obsessional disorder. During a joint press conference with Bibi Netanyahu, an Israeli journalist asked Trump about the sharp rise in anti-Semitism in America. He answered “Well, I just want to say that we are, you know, very honored by the victory that we had. […]

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Really? 2.9.17 – Kellyanne’s Unethical Ivanka Ad; A Disheartened Gorsuch; A Clueless Trump

February 9, 2017

Ivanka Trump‘s fashion line was dropped by Neiman-Marcus, Nordstrom’s and several websites. It has been relegated to the general racks at Marshall’s and T.J. Maxx. Dad said that’s ‘unfair’. And today Kellyanne Conway demanded of Fox News viewers that they buy Ivanka’s stuff. The Trump administration’s message is clearly “Don’t buy American”. Update: Sean Spicer reveals that […]

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Really? – 2.8.17 – A Lyrical Trump Takedown; Trump vs. the Judges; & More

February 8, 2017

Donald Trump is out-of-control, destructive, counterproductive and incompetent. Congressional Republicans don’t care. But the judiciary is still taking its responsibilities seriously. And Trump doesn’t like it. He tweeted that judges are putting the country in peril. That if something happens it’ll be on the judges’ heads. That ‘people’ are pouring in. It is the usual asinine rantings of […]

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Really? – 2.7.17 – Education Takes a Beating. And Trump keeps Lying – Plus More

February 7, 2017

Al Franken said of Betsy DeVos – “During her hearing, Ms. DeVos proved beyond a shadow of a doubt not only that her ideology is fundamentally incompatible with the mission of the Department of Education, but that she is fundamentally incompetent to be its leader.” Election winners get to pick their nominees. They will choose […]

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