The Trump government shutdown is over

The Trump government shutdown is finally over. President Trump agreed to sign a bill that temporarily funds the federal government.  The president caved on his demand for $5.7 billion for a medieval wall on the southern border and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi agreed to allow him to cave. The spending bill is for three weeks. This will … Continue reading “The Trump government shutdown is over”

The Covington students controversy proves people love fake news

This past Friday a group of racist white boys from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky surrounded a Native American elder as he beat a drum on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. These hateful youths were in town to take part in an anti-women rights march. After marching against women while wearing MAGA hats, they bullied this … Continue reading “The Covington students controversy proves people love fake news”

Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress

BuzzFeed News reported last night that President Donald Trump directed his former personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about his dealings with Russia over a proposed real estate deal in Moscow. From BuzzFeed News: The special counsel’s office learned about Trump’s directive for Cohen to lie to Congress through interviews with multiple witnesses from … Continue reading “Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress”

Welcome to the longest government shutdown in U.S. history

Today is January 13, 2019. It marks Day 23 of the Trump government shutdown. I began on December 22. It’s now officially the longest government shutdown in United States history. How did we get here again? Trump wants $5.7 billion to build a 220-mile wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Without funding for such a wall, he will … Continue reading “Welcome to the longest government shutdown in U.S. history”

Donald Trump’s first Oval Office address

President Donald Trump delivered his very first Oval Office address last night. He talked about the “humanitarian crisis” taking place on our southern border. According to Trump, the best way to respond to the humanitarian crisis is to build a ginormous wall between the United States and Mexico. When in human history did a giant wall … Continue reading “Donald Trump’s first Oval Office address”