Once, twice, three times a Trump government shutdown

If you awoke this morning feeling off-kilter, annoyed, or as though something was just off, it’s because of the federal government shutdown that went into effect early this morning. The reason for the shutdown is because President Trump declared he would not sign a spending bill into law unless it included $5.7 billion for a … Continue reading “Once, twice, three times a Trump government shutdown”

It wouldn’t be Trump’s military parade, it would be ours

From Bloomberg in an article titled, House Republicans Prepare to Endorse Trump’s Military Parade: House Republicans are preparing to endorse President Donald Trump’s plan for a military parade in the nation’s capital, with warfighting vehicles rolling down city streets and planes flying overhead. The display in Washington would be authorized under the Republican-proposed draft for the annual defense policy measure, … Continue reading “It wouldn’t be Trump’s military parade, it would be ours”

Jimmy Kimmel vs Sean Hannity

Evidently, late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel has been going at it with conservative talk show host Sean Hannity over Melania Trump’s accent. Being that I dislike all three people, Jimmy Kimmel, Sean Hannity, and Melania Trump, I feel I’m in the perfect place to comment on this controversy. Shame on Jimmy Kimmel for making fun … Continue reading “Jimmy Kimmel vs Sean Hannity”

President Donald Trump met with video game ‘experts’

Our president seems to believe that so-called violent video games cause young males to become homicidal maniacs. Back in 2012, in wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, Trump tweeted: Video game violence & glorification must be stopped—it is creating monsters! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 17, 2012 He’s made similarly misinformed comments since the Parkland massacre. … Continue reading “President Donald Trump met with video game ‘experts’”

Stop mass shootings by federalizing the power of prayer

One way to stop mass shootings in this country that doesn’t require new gun control laws is to harness the power of prayer. You hear a lot of people, especially Republicans, talk about “thoughts and prayers” after a mass shooting. What if the “thoughts and prayers” took place before a mass shooting? My idea is to … Continue reading “Stop mass shootings by federalizing the power of prayer”