Category Archives: Donald Trump

They may vote for Trump, but they’re not his kind of people

Charles Pecker, owner of the National Enquirer, is a long-time buddy of Donald Trump, and that bias is reflected in his supermarket tabloid known for its shaky relationship to the facts. The bias was certainly obvious during last year’s election … Continue reading

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And I thought it was a joke

I thought it was a joke when I first saw a passing reference to the nomination of Callista Gingrinch as the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican. Somebody’s employing fake news to have some fun, I said to myself. It turns … Continue reading

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You can’t stay on message with a loose cannon in the West Wing

Fox News, The Wall Street Journal and other cheerleaders for the Trump administration sprang to the defense of the president after the fired FBI Director James Comey, pointing out that he acted on a recommendation from Deputy Attorney General Rod … Continue reading

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A ‘presidential’ Trump? Talk about wishful thinking

“The time for trivial fights in behind us.”–President Donald Trump Many people were hopeful that we would be getting a more mature, responsible president after Trump’s address to Congress, a one-hour speech in which he actually appeared to have what … 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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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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