Category Archives: Trump (Don the Con)

Patriotic Noise 1

Submission pursuant to an application for the position of speechwriter for Donald Trump, Josh Hawley, Ted Cruz, Greg Abbott, or Ron DeSantis Murika, land of the tis of thee,by jingo by golly by jingoism,by the dawn’s eerie night from above, … Continue reading

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A Lost Party

People have a fundamental duty of care, especially toward younger people, the elderly, the displaced, the victimized, and the infirm, and toward those whose work it is to carry out that duty of care–healthcare professionals, teachers, firefighters, hospice workers, and … Continue reading

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Remembrance of Things Ass

So, Donald Trump had the mobster’s habit of destroying the evidence–tearing up paperwork he didn’t like or after he didn’t (or couldn’t) read it. Ordinarily, under actual presidents, these papers would have gone into the National Archives. The Presidential Records … Continue reading

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A Thank You to the People of Color of These Disunited States

During the Trump era (error?), we’ve gotten used to equating the GOP with profoundly ignorant sorts like Lauren Opal Boebert and the Q-Anonsense Shaman. However, the more thoughtful and intelligent of folks still in the GOP—the ones who are in … Continue reading

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A Government That Looks like America

My Latina granddaughter, watching Kamala Harris being sworn in as Vice President of the United States.

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A Question of Character

In 2001, Donald Trump changed his party affiliation to Democratic. In 2009, he changed it to Republican. In 2011, he changed it to Independent. In 2012, he changed it back to Republican. Between 1989 and 2015, he made $694,750 in … Continue reading

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Why Trump and His Co-Conspirators Must Face Consequences

It’s extremely important that the impeachment and conviction of Trump be carried out. If it isn’t, he will receive, for life, money from the taxpayers of the country that he betrayed, including funds for setting up an office and paying … Continue reading

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from Field Notes: Jabba idiota orangii

It is sometimes claimed that, as with Yeti or Bigfoot, there is but one Donald Jabba the Trump. Such cannot be the case, however, for how would such species persist across time? While Jabba idiota orangii is a monotypic taxon, … Continue reading

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The Devil Went Down to Georgia, aka Bad Angels in America, a Screenplay | Bob Shepherd

[“Bohemian Rhapsody,” by Queen, crescendos, then fades over voice of Announcer.] ANNOUNCER: Ladies and Gentlemen, the President of the United States. JABBA THE TRUMP: Good evening, GEEOR-JUH! So here we are. What’s this place? Dalton? Dalton, Geeorjuh. You gotta be … Continue reading

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Fact Check | Bob Shepherd

The fact that you even have to saythat Black Lives Matterand the fact that you do–you do have to say it. The fact that Putin and Trump The fact that if you tell peopleit’s about their freedom,it’s about their jobs,it’s … Continue reading

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