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By Wink

Sharice Davids won the Democratic nomination for Congress from Kansas District 3. She is a Native American, lesbian, attorney, ex White House Fellow who was previously a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter.

Ugh.

Now I suppose the ‘House of Representatives’ will soon be flooded with Native American, lesbian, attorney, ex White House Fellow, MMA fighters…

If we are not careful, Congress will plummet down to 90% white males…

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Know what is fun?

Knowing, without question, that you, Donald Trump, will be forever be known as a really terrible person.

You can obfuscate. You can divert. You can lie. You can talk all you want about Hillary, and the evil press, and fake news, and witch hunts. Your minions can worship you all they want at hate-filled rallies.

It will not prevent the long arm of history from using you as a perfect example, Exhibit A, of a genuinely terrible president.

Thank you Donald Trump!!!

We will laugh and laugh and laugh, and you, Mr. President, will be the butt of eternal jokes about just how god-awful a president can be. You are the gift that will NEVER stop giving…

Grabbing women’s privates?

Cheating on all three wives?

Supporting the KKK?

Knowing literally NOTHING about the job of president? Or American history. Or any history?

Intentionally dividing the country?

Multi-level racism (blacks, Hispanics, Muslims, etc..)?

Hyperbolic lies on every topic (‘crowd size’ being the tip of a very large iceberg)?

Colluding with a cruel Russian dictator?

Constant, drum-beating attacks on the free press?

Tanking our budget by giving trillions (trillions!) away to the very most rich?

Stealing children from people wishing to immigrate to the U.S.? (Wow! You make the devil proud with this one.)

Thousands of mindless, moronic tweets?

You check every box, and dozens of boxes we never knew existed, or didn’t think were possible. You are the dumbest president ever. You are, exponentially, the most egotistical president.

Long-deceased Richard Nixon will greet you in the great beyond and thank you, THANK YOU, for being so terrible, and for overwhelming Nixon’s badness.

Your self-aggrandizing words, over time, are to become but an increasingly faint whisper, intended to ward off your tidal wave of terribleness…

In decades hence, racists will quietly long for the days of Donald Trump, when they could say horrible things out loud, and proudly show their faces in KKK/Nazi marches. Oh, they will miss those days when America’s president defended them, when you said people who opposed Nazis and the KKK were also reprehensible…

Oh, and it will burn you for eternity, to learn that presidential scholars forever will rate Barack Obama as a good-to-great president, and you will be, by consensus, an utter disaster.

No amount of gold paint can save you from who you are.

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by Wink

What should be self-evident: The president is supposed to be the president of all Americans. This has been the stated purpose for every president, always, throughout history. A man will win the election, and then declare: “I am here to represent ALL Americans, even those who didn’t vote for me.”

And they would mean it!!! Until now.

From the moment he got elected as ‘America’s leader,’ the methodology for Donald Trump has been to divide and conquer. He continues to rile up his base by tearing apart everyone who he has ever had a grudge against, never even pretending to represent all Americans.

This appeals greatly to the 30% who have always hated Hillary, and have been convinced that the great evils of the world do not include bloodthirsty press-murdering dictators like Putin. The real evil is liberals, and Mexicans, and gang members (read ‘blacks’).

After taking office he learned that being president is hard. He actually said that in an interview. Because he is clueless and confused about how government works, and because being president really IS hard, Trump decided to get back to his comfort zone, with pep rallies and stump-speech campaigning, and he continues to do so.

He loves the cheers, and has learned what people cheer the loudest for … personal insults!!! Trash sells, baby! His fans don’t care if he is trash-talking the FBI, or the families of dead American soldiers, or women he has (allegedly) sexually assaulted. Of course, Bill and Hillary are favorites for pillorying, along with the above-mentioned Mexicans, and gang members.

Amazingly, to this day he is throwing barbs at recently widowed and extremely frail George H W Bush and dismisses dying war hero John McCain. And his fans cheer!

He trashes Canada, England and Germany, and licks Putin’s boots, and his crowds cheer!

Why would he NOT be out stump-speaking with those who adore him? He throws proverbial s-bombs at the beacon of our democracy, the free press, and his crowds cheer!

The House and Senate are packed wall-to-wall with GOP cowards who, to retain power, pander to all his twisted whims, and laugh off all his insane and petty tweets. “Ha” they say, “that is just the way he does things.” They fear the Donald. They fear him exactly the same as Russian and North Korean legislatures fear Putin and Kim.

Hey Trump fans… I get it. You love his bluster. You love his trashing Hillary and Arnold Schwarzenegger and John McCain. I get it. I get that you are completely comfortable with his lies, even though the lies are almost always directed at you, his biggest fans. His lies keep you angry, and you like to be angry. You are angry at all the ‘enemies’ and you remain in the fold, in his pocket.

Forget that he is a horrible human. If you are still a fan of his, you are completely comfortable with horrible people.

When it becomes too obvious that he is in bed with Putin, as could almost certainly be established if he ever released his tax returns, you will still support him.

You are being played.

Donald Trump is the P.T. Barnum of our age. He has made a lot of money, and even won the presidency, using the philosophy that everybody is a sucker. He loves his supporters, but doesn’t respect them, because he knows they are so dumb that they fall for literally anything he says.

He super-hates those who don’t fall for his crap. They make his weird hair stand on end, and he attacks them with 3rd grade nicknames like crazy, Pocahontas, weak, low energy, crooked, leakin’, lyin’, cheatin’ wacky, and my personal favorite – ‘Low IQ.’

Low IQ? How delicious, Donald Trump, calling someone else, ANYONE else, Low IQ???” Hilarious.

He gave a holocaust victims advocate, Charles Goldstein, the snide nickname of “Sir Charles”. Nothing is ‘too low’ for this president, except his IQ and those of his followers…

Hey! That doesn’t apply to you though. You love him because he is a straight shooter, right?

Suckers… Con men love suckers…

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It is a common occurrence for a city to name grade schools, middle schools and high schools after presidents. There is a magnet school of technology in Atlanta named Barack H. Obama Elementary, and there are innumerable schools named Lincoln, Jefferson and Washington.

Plans are already taking shape for the Donald J Trump School.

It will not have Mexicans, or anyone who looks like a Mexican, except maybe in janitorial positions. That is a given.

No Muslims.

No blacks, except for direct relatives of Kanye West and Ben Carson.

Klan kids are welcome, because they are mostly good people, and they dress in stylish white.

Girls must be “8’s” or better.

There will be no history classes.

No government.

Science education will be expressly forbidden.

Deferments will be available to avoid physical education.

There is a golf team, with a nickname to be determined later, either the ‘Fighting Caucasians’ or the ‘White Russians.’

There will be an emphasis on the three ‘R’s… readin’, writin’, and rippin’ off contractors.

Instead of the Pledge of Allegiance there will be mandatory flag-hugging, and Donald J Trump school will always celebrate American veterans, except for former prisoners of war. (We only like those that weren’t captured.)

Students will be allowed to mumble along to “God Bless America” (as the words are too hard to remember).

The school motto is ‘Non Memini’ (I don’t recall).

Russian hookers will be available, we presume for rug-making instruction.

Note: ‘Cooking the Books’ and ‘Book burning’ are two different classes, please don’t mix them up. ‘Cooking the Books’ is part of the required course curriculum for a major in Tax Evasion.

One ‘Donald J Trump Scholarship’ is awarded each year to the student with the best essay to answer any of the following questions:

  • “Which deferment was the most patriotic?”
  • “Grabbing P****: Normal Behavior, or Heroic?”
  • “Is Frederick Douglass getting too big for his Britches?”
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By Wink

American soldiers and sailors and airmen deserve our unending thanks. Now and always.

On this anniversary of D-Day we need to remember, and pay our respects to the dead, the wounded, and the survivors of such horrendous, heroic events.

And we love to have Donald Trump preach to us about patriotism and standing for the flag.

Between 1964 and 1972 our current commander in chief could have (1) accepted his Vietnam draft status and served or (2) declared his opposition to the war.

It turns out there was a third option. Please don’t think Donald was ‘cowardly’ (a verbal bludgeon he uses often) to find a way out via a questionable ‘bone spur’ claim. He managed to get five deferments, and completely avoided the chance to show off his super-patriotism.

It is of note that, as terribly painful as bone spurs can be, Trump cannot now seem to remember which foot it was that troubled him. Hmm…

Additionally, when you truly love your country, you can find other ways to serve America, even with bone spurs.

So here we are on the anniversary of D-Day, and I recommend very highly you read an opinion piece about the times we live in, written by William Hitchcock

God Bless America.

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By Wink

Because his purposeful inaccuracies are constant, and he fears being called out on them, the lies of Donald Trump are often preceded by “People tell me” or “Believe me” or “Lots of people say” or “Somebody said” or “Everybody knows” and followed by some specious comment about Hillary, or Obama, or Mexicans, or Mueller, or Democratic leaders, or any Republican that questions him, or…

Since 90% of his interviews are with the fawners at FOX, he rarely gets called out, even for the most obvious falsehoods. (Typical FOX Fawn: “Mr. President, How did you become such a great leader of people? Were you just born with that amazing skill?)

When confronted by a real newsperson, Trump inevitably resorts to the above lead-ins… (All I know is, people say that Robert Mueller killed Michael Jackson and Mother Teresa. Who is to say if that is right or wrong?)

His instinct, to lie so completely, and the pathology of believing his own lies, is really sort a pathetic dodge that he almost assuredly acquired as a child to try to placate his harsh father. It probably didn’t work then, but it works with his worshippers…

Sorry, but at this point, with all of the current evidence in front of you, if you still believe DJT, then you are best described as ‘worshipper.’

What worshippers do is believe, and they will believe in spite of all evidence to the contrary. That is the definition of belief.

The evidence of who he is, and the evidence of the things he has done, are right in front of you. Those are the things you choose NOT to believe.

Who knows? Maybe you just want to believe to justify the cost of the red hat.

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The Gun Lobby has been up the orifices of our congress for a very long time.

We know they excuse each mass shooting as a one-off, by some crazy man, and the machine gun or semi-automatic the man used did not contribute to the death toll… (You know that guy could just as easily have killed 30-some odd college students, or 50+ people at an outdoor concert with a knife or a pointed stick…)

Using that logic, and pressed by the power of gun money, in 1996 U.S. Representative Jay Dickey (R-Ark) passed an amendment which barred the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from studying the effects of gun violence on the health of Americans.

They could study diabetes, and cancer, and car accidents, and high blood pressure, etc., but they were FORBIDDEN from studying gun violence. As if bullets and their damage were not a ‘health issue’ in the United States.

Going forward, these types of money-driven efforts to hide or deny the effects of gun violence, should be called ‘The Dickey Move’ or, alternately ‘A Dickey Move.’

Feel free to disregard the ensuing carnage that result from these laws, and the bloodshed that may have been reduced or avoided because, ‘Hey, I needed NRA money and support to win re-election.’

Dickey left office in 2001 and passed away in 2017. Six years ago, an apparently contrite Dickey co-wrote an op-ed where he called the fear of gun violence research ‘senseless’ and said ‘we must learn what we can do to save lives.’

GOP lawmakers seem to have the more frequent ‘come-to-Jesus’ moments.

  • Like how Dick Cheney all of a sudden wasn’t so bothered by gays when it turned out his daughter was gay.
  • Like how Jeff Flake takes an occasional stand on the obvious incompetence and instability of Donald Trump after Flake announces he will not run for re-election.
  • And how Dickey decided the study of gun violence would be a good idea – 10 years after he left office.

Sorry, I will still refer to constant caving to the gun lobby as a ‘Dickey Move.’

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There are almost daily discoveries of countless and endless (and mindless) misdeeds of Donald Trump, and we seem headed toward a Constitutional crisis.

The usual Trump response is to send a string of tweets and to vocalize on how no attention is being paid to the many misdeeds of Hillary Clinton.

Would it make you feel any better, Mr. President, if we impeached Hillary at the same time we impeach you?

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Do you know who U.S. Rep. Steve King doesn’t care for? That smart-alecky teenage girl from a Parkland, Florida high school. Poor baby Emma Gonzales has one little episode, hiding at school while a madman murders 17 of her classmates, and all of a sudden SHE is an expert on guns?

Here is how Steve King’s campaign Facebook describes a picture of Gonzalez: “This is how you look when you claim Cuban heritage and yet don’t speak Spanish and ignore the fact that your ancestors fled the island when the dictatorship turned Cuba into a prison camp, after removing all weapons from its citizens…”

They reference her t-shirt, but we suspect the ‘look’ they are really objecting to is ‘Hispanic.’ He could not care less of what she says, nor her horrifying experience, but mocks her due to her shirt?

Here is a partial list of those Rep. King has enmity for:

  • The poor (by definition, lazy)
  • Blacks
  • Mexicans
  • Muslims (Straight-up evil)

Rep. King expresses distaste for a Cuban flag on a t-shirt, but has a Confederate flag in his DC office, apparently not bothered that southern racists split our country with a war that killed hundreds of thousands of Americans.

When called out for the attack on Gonzalez, his unrepentant staffers responded: “We are equally disgusted the liberal media would use children as props in their gun-grabbing agenda.”

As always, ‘Team King’ sees guns as more important than American lives.

And to the above list of things King doesn’t care for, we now add:

  • Teenagers who have witnessed many of their friends slaughtered and want to do something about it…
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The lawyers for Donald Trump are very reluctant to allow the president to testify before special counsel Robert Mueller.

They have stated, for the record, that they are concerned about a ‘perjury trap.’

Need a translation for that phrase?

A ‘perjury trap’ is when the investigators ask you a question, and you lie.

I have no idea why his lawyers would fear this…

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