Monthly Archives: February 2017

Correction of a post based on erroneous information

I published a post December 7, “There’s Reinette Senum, and then there’s the truth,” in which I criticized Senum for telling The Union that a demonstrator at the Standing Rock protest almost had her arm blown off by a water … Continue reading

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And Pelline calls himself a progressive?

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline reports that he and the missus recently had lunch with my fellow The Union columnist Hilary Hodge and her wife. (Just to show he doesn’t hold a grudge, he hosted the affair at the New Moon Cafe, … Continue reading

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It’s not easy being a progressive around here

It’s difficult to adhere to the high standards of political purity required of our local progressives, and sometimes even people with the best of intentions stumble. ┬áTake two of our leading lights: Reinette Senum and Jeff “Podunk” Pelline. Senum has … Continue reading

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Michael Flynn: The spy who’s back out in the cold

Well, there is at least one thing Barack Obama and Donald Trump agree on: Michael Flynn is unfit for government service. Obama came to that conclusion when he fired Flynn from the top job at the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency. … Continue reading

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Trump not the first president to defend his daughter

Donald Trump has stirred up his critics again (not that it takes much) by coming to the defense of his daughter Ivanka, criticizing Nordstrom for “unfairly” dropping her line of products. The upscale department store said it dropped her line … Continue reading

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McClintock stands up while LaMalfa bails out

Whether you agree with him or not, you have to give Rep. Tom McClintock credit for facing a room full of hostile constituents at a town hall meeting in Roseville on Saturday. McClintock answered questions for an hour, and never … Continue reading

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Keep my mouth shut? Maybe after I stop laughing

Top Donald Trump strategist Steve Bannon unloaded on the media recently, suggesting it was “humiliated” by the outcome of the election and is the “opposition party” to the Trump administration. “The media should be embarrassed and humiliated and keep its … Continue reading

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