White House to add border security to any law replacing DACA

The Trump administration released a list of priorities that need to be included into any law replacing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Obama executive order. From CNN: The Trump administration has asked lawmakers to include tough border security and immigration enforcement measures in any deal to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals … Continue reading “White House to add border security to any law replacing DACA”

A total ban on bump stocks?

In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, it looks like Democrats are finally going to push for an outright ban on firearms. Just kidding. Instead of joining the rest of the industrialized free world and banning the personal ownership of firearms, the Democrats have set their sights on banning bump stocks. A bump stock … Continue reading “A total ban on bump stocks?”

Draft dodging Donald Trump’s transgender military ban

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce he was reversing the military’s transgender policy: This announcement was news to the US Joint Chiefs who were reportedly blindsided by this Twitter announcement as they were never consulted about this matter. The current policy is to allow openly transgender service members to serve in … Continue reading “Draft dodging Donald Trump’s transgender military ban”

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned yesterday. Evidently Spicer was not at all pleased with¬†New York financier Anthony Scaramucci¬†appointment as White House communications director. If I remember the things I learned from watching the West Wing, communications director is the press secretary’s boss. Spicer quit because he didn’t want to work for his new … Continue reading “Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary”

The only true ‘nuclear option’ involves a nuclear weapon

From CNN: The announcement sets Republicans up to change Senate rules — referred to as the “nuclear option” — to lowering the threshold of advancing Supreme Court nominees to just 51 votes from 60. This annoys me. Changing the number equaling a majority in the U.S. Senate from 60 to 51 is not a nuclear … Continue reading “The only true ‘nuclear option’ involves a nuclear weapon”

Tweet at Donald Trump and your account may be flagged as ‘potentially abusive’

I follow Donald Trump on Twitter. I don’t know why I do it. I don’t like Donald Trump. I didn’t vote for Donald Trump. I think most of what he has done since becoming President has been wrong. I guess I follow Donald Trump on Twitter to see all the stupid and unnecessary things he … Continue reading “Tweet at Donald Trump and your account may be flagged as ‘potentially abusive’”