45: The Evangelicals’ Dream?!

Jerry Falwell Jr., an influential evangelical leader and president of Liberty University, spoke with Fox News (the unofficial media outlet of the federal government) last weekend and said, “I think evangelicals have found their dream president.” Who are these so-called evangelicals who so adore this so-called president?  45 is the living, breathing embodiment of total […]

Day 101

Our so-called president has had the worst beginning to a presidency in modern American history.  The majority of Americans appear to understand that, but 45 and his cult are living in an alternative reality based upon alternative facts. 45 has been surprised that health care is a complicated issue and, more recently, has admitted that […]

Another Diversion — But This One Has A Body Count

On Thursday night, fifty-nine Tomahawk cruise missiles fell on Syria (at a cost of at least $800,000 each), having been launched from US ships in the Mediterranean.  This strike was launched as a response to the Assad regime’s chemical weapons attack on civilians, which was allegedly a “red line” for the 45 administration in the […]

When A Compromise Isn’t A Compromise At All

Governor Roy Cooper (D-NC) is expected to sign a bill (HB 142) today that is being promoted as a compromise on North Carolina’s HB2 (“bathroom bill”) controversy.  It leaves regulation of bathrooms in the control of the State of North Carolina, with local governments barred from passing their own anti-discrimination laws until December 2020.  In […]

To Russia With Love (From Devin Nunes)

By any standard of measurement, Rep. Devin Nunes has had a terrible run lately fulfilling his duties as chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.  In fact, the performance of the Republican has been so incompetent and confusing that a fellow Republican, Sen. John McCain of Arizona, told MSNBC’s Greta Van Susteren last […]

I Need Obamacare, ‘Cause The GOP Is Making Me Sick

Last week, a member of this writer’s household was briefly hospitalized for a scheduled surgery.  That experience, along with the continued health care debate, provided plenty of time to contemplate what our elected officials would like to achieve and what it might mean for our futures.  First, a little background … Obamacare (a term originated […]