For Old Spicey, the Holocaust Was a Gas

(Washington, DC — April 11, 2017) – White House Press Secretary of the Week Sean Spicer today said that Adolf Hitler wasn’t quite as bad as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. And he made this observation on Passover. Asshole. Old Spicey was referring to the April 4 attack by Droopy Dog on his own people; at…

Trump’s Top Advisors Represent the Cream of the Racist Crop

(New York, NY — November 17, 2016) – One might think the surprises would have ended a week ago with the declaration of Donald Trump (R-NY) as President-Elect of the United States. As Squirrelhead Donald would say: “WRONG!” As his cabinet takes shape – in spite of spirited infighting and purging – it seems that…

A Not-So-Super Tuesday for the GOP Establishment

(Washington, DC — March 2, 2016) – On March 5, 1992, cartoonist Jeff Danziger of The Christian Science Monitor drew “The Tsongas Pronunciation Guide (A Random Tsample)” in honor of that year’s Super Tuesday contest. Playing on Senator Paul Tsongas’ (D-MA) name, he said that “Tsuper Tsuesday” was a “big deal in the Tsouth.” Super…

Trump’s New Plan: Embrace the Klan!

(Washington, DC — February 29, 2016) – As links between the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and presidential candidate Donald Trump (R-NY) multiply, The Donald’s detractors are having a field day. So are pro-Klan Americans who don’t seem to mind that their chosen bigot is leading in multiple polls in multiple states leading up to tomorrow’s…

Editorial: A Potential Compromise on the Confederate Flag Conundrum

I believe the time is ripe for us to step back for a moment from the latest hysteria involving the latest Confederate flag controversy. Yes, what Dylann Roof did was morally repugnant and completely reprehensible, but he didn’t commit mass-murder because a Confederate flag told him to do so. He committed mass-murder because he’s a…

Scalise Goose-Steps Foot in Mouth During 2002 Speech

(Baton Rouge, LA) – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) has given plenty of speeches during his political career. A member of the House of Representatives since 2008, Scalise is now coming under fire for one speech given six years before first winning his current Congressional seat.Note to politicians: you should always be wary when…

Torture Report a Torturous Read

(Washington, DC) – The long-awaited Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report, “Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program,” was released to the public on December 9. It was greeted with shock, disgust, disbelief, and anger by both elected officials and average, ordinary, everyday Americans. And those were the good reactions. Many…