Trump Slams Terror in Saint Petersburg – No, the Other One

(Saint Petersburg, Russia — April 3, 2017) – A shrapnel-filled explosive device detonated today between two train stations in Russia’s Saint Petersburg, killing 10 and wounding more than 30. True to form, Donald Trump (R-NY) took to Twitter to share his misinformed and inappropriate musings just hours after the blast. The attack occurred on a…

WUSA-9 Shines the Spotlight on an Uh-nfortunate Disease

(Washington, DC — December 8, 2016) – A team member from WUSA-9, Washington’s CBS affiliate, shares something special with the country’s 44th president. That’s not necessarily a good thing. Those who have listened to the countless non-scripted addresses and interviews given by President Obama (D-IL) since 2009 may have noticed his tendency to use an…

Metro’s Problems Persist in Spite of Pontiff’s Presence

(Washington, DC — September 23, 2015) – On the eve of Pope Francis’ visit, officials at Metro wanted to show off their mass transit system. They wanted to show off their new multi-billion dollar Silver Line. They wanted to show that the transit system could run smoothly in spite of an onslaught of papal well-wishers.…

Davis Free from Prison, Not Free to Deny Marriage Licenses

(Rowan County, KY — September 9, 2015) – After serving time in prison for defying Supreme Court precedent and not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis (D-KY) was freed yesterday. She was greeted by a throng of cheering supporters, including her second (and fourth) husband, Joe “Old Redneck Hillbilly” Davis,…

For Some, Amtrak and America on the Wrong Track

(Philadelphia, PA — May 13, 2015) – A “horrific scene” greeted investigators and emergency personnel today as they combed through the wreckage of last night’s Amtrak derailment. Over 200 passengers and crew were injured, and at least seven died as the train – running from Washington, DC to New York – derailed around 9:30pm last…

Latest Metro Service Interruption Not a Shock to Many

(Washington, DC — May 11, 2015) – Metro’s latest tale may have a different arc, but in the end it’s the same old story. This morning’s commute became more of a nightmare than usual as smoke once again filled several tunnels in Washington, DC’s 39-year-old subway system. Another “electrical arcing event” caused major delays on…