A Wall of Deception

(Washington, DC — March 7, 2017) – The Web of Donald Trump’s (R-NY) lies and deceit grows exponentially day-by-day, but it’s unusual that he would break more than one campaign promise in one day. This is that day. Throughout his presidential campaign, Chancellor Squirrelhead promised his legions of Trumpist Brownshirts that he would build a…

White House to California: Dam It!

(Washington, DC — February 13, 2017) – The danger posed from California’s Oroville Dam lessened a bit today, as the water level of Lake Oroville, about 75 miles north of Sacramento, dropped to allow everyone to take a step back from yesterday’s full-crisis mode. Reaction from the White House over the entire episode? Nothing. The…

DeVos. Divisive. Diverst.

(Washington, DC — February 7, 2017) – For years, the Republican Party has wanted to kill the Department of Education. Today, they got their wish. On a 51-50 vote, the Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s (R-NY) choice for the next Secretary of Education. Two Republican Senators – Lisa Murkowski (AK) and Susan Collins (ME)…

OPM Re-named as Second Data Breach Makes Feds Screech

(Washington, DC — July 10, 2015) – Swearing not to resign in the wake of revelations of a second data breach in as many months at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Director Katherine Archuleta did just that today. The first data breach, announced publicly on June 4, spilled the Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of…

Rice Steamed by Latest Turn of Events

(Baltimore, MD) – Baltimore Raven Ray Rice thought he was in pretty good shape. The former Rutgers athlete was just about to complete his two-game, $529,411 suspension handed down by the National Football League (NFL). After beating the living crap out of fiancé Janay Palmer – leading to his two-game, $529,411 suspension – in an…

Cheers Turn to Jeers in New Orleans Regarding Michael Brown

(New Orleans, LA) – When residents of New Orleans heard about the shooting of Michael Brown, they initially felt it was a cause for celebration. After all, this was “Brownie” – the former director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) who served during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. This was “Brownie” – the man who…

Plessy v. Ferguson

(Ferguson, MO) – The images seen on televisions around the world for the past 12 days have been nothing short of incredible. Public executions. Angry mobs. Molotov cocktails. Armored vehicles. Tear gas. Pepper spray. Rubber bullets. Random shootings. Biological warfare. From which far away land are these scenes broadcast? Syria? Somalia? Iraq? Gaza? A GOP…