Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Another Wave Of Anti-Semitic Threats, Including My Kid’s School

Initially, it was a wave of threats to various Jewish organizations around the country. This weekend, it was the desecration of a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia. And this morning, it was a series of 17 bomb threats to Jewish community centers and at least two schools, including Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, where my son is a… Read more »

Van Hollen, Other Senators Seek Independent Probe Of Trump/Russia Ties

Senator Chris Van Hollen, as part of a group of 11 Democratic senators, has written to new AG Jeff “See No Evil” Sessions seeking an independent special prosecutor to investigate both the contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia, as well as efforts to cover it up. Here’s Van Hollen’s press release: And here’s the full text of the letter… Read more »

Dan Rather: Next Best Thing To Watergate

I haven’t been able to keep up with all of the blockbuster stories spilling out of the White House in the past several days, and the increasingly desperate attempts by Congresssional Republicans to pretend it isn’t happening. My jaw has been on the floor more than once today. But here’s something to sum up where we are and where I… Read more »

Raskin Speech

Congressman Jamie Raskin gave a speech at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Kensington tonight on “The Future of American Democracy in the Age of Trump.” Timely topic, hmmmmm? The main auditorium is completely full and I’m told that another large crowd is listening to the talk in another room. The total crowd is estimated at well over 500 people…. Read more »

Switzerland Throws Down On The Dutch

The competition for second place behind Donald Trump’s America First campaign is heating up, as the Swiss have entered the fray. Highlights: “Look at those mountains. Those big fat mountains. We’re not flat, like for example the Netherlands. They are so flat. Total disaster. We have the best women. They’re all 10s.”

1,447 Days To Go – Viva La Resistance

When a conservative apostate like David Frum writes a very long and throughly horrifying article like this one, it’s probably a good idea to make the time to read it. Here’s a few excerpts. Go read. It’s 2021, and if you’re looking for a pock-marked countryside devastated by civil war, you’re in the wrong dystopia. Frum’s vision is more subtle,… Read more »

Javanka Rules Our World

I don’t know about you, but I find the “good” news that Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner put the kibosh on a potential anti-LGBTQ executive order extraordinarily disturbing from a process point of view. Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump helped lead the charge to scuttle a draft executive order that would have overturned Obama-era enforcements of LGBT rights in the workplace,… Read more »

Annapolis Rally Saturday

Governor Larry Hogan gave a state of the state speech this week in which he managed to avoid ever mentioning the federal government, Donald Trump, or any of the horror show currently playing on a cable network near you. Maybe he just needs a little help and encouragement – so a few folks are heading down to Government House to see… Read more »

Trump Is Literally A Con Man

When I was first active on political blogs, beginning mainly in 2004, there was a hip phrase that was always being bandied about by those of us on the left in the face of the imperial war presidency of George W. Bush: IOKIYAR. It’s OK If You’re A Republican. Certain rules of behavior and conduct only seemed to matter if… Read more »