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”

Happy New Year to you and your people

Today is the first day of the New Year. It’s the day a lot of Americans have weapons-grade hangovers. The last time I had a hangover, any type of hangover, was 1993. It’s when I learned a man I both admired and respected did something truly horrible and was in prison. This man was my … Continue reading “Happy New Year to you and your people”

Donald Trump must really hate the rain

Just when I think my opinion of Donald Trump can not get any worse, he does something to drive it even lower into the ground than it was before. From ABC News: President Donald Trump canceled a planned visit Saturday to a cemetery for Americans killed in World War I, the White House citing bad … Continue reading “Donald Trump must really hate the rain”

Why does Donald Trump hate brown people?

President Donald Trump spoke last night at a campaign rally in Columbia, Missouri. He warned people about the slow-moving migrant caravan in Mexico. He warned that if they “threw rocks” they would be killed by the U.S. troops he is deploying to the border. You know, the same troops he’s deploying to aid federal Immigration … Continue reading “Why does Donald Trump hate brown people?”