UPDATED: GOP-run Senate follows House, voting to allow the severely mentally ill to buy guns!

Speechless. Is this what they were sent to Washington to do? To avoid broken phones and computer screens we recommend doing some calming meditation before reading this Congress blocks rule barring mentally impaired from guns By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Republican-led Senate voted Wednesday to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an […]

First Trump then Patriots pull out an inexplicable victory – Metaphoric bad dream

The Patriot’s stunning, totally unpredictable comeback victory Sunday, after being given up for dead at halftime, sure felt familiar. For those of you not seeing it, think of it this way: When the Falcons had a 25 point lead in the 3rd quarter remember the polls after the 3rd debate. The fumble that began the […]

Illustrative Proof – Trump’s Alternative Fact Tweet is debunked by [gasp] Facts!

Trump’s relationship with the media is contentious at best. His relentless attacks on the New York Times, calling them “failing”, “fake news”, “a joke”, etc. implying regularly that the venerable news outlet is on the ropes and ready to close up shop. Remarkably [sarcasm] that could not be further from the truth as the graph […]

Long before Kelleyann there was Fox News who introduced (but didn’t coin the phrase) Alternative Facts

Oh the hypocrisy, but then this is not news to anyone who has ever watched the Murdoch/Ailes machine at work. The concept of skewing news stories to fit a specific narrative was turned into an art form by Fox. The zen masters at the home of “Fair & Balanced”, a term which could not be […]

From the “You Can’t Make This Shit Up” dumpster fire

Every hour of every day brings another slew of nonsensical, 1%-friendly new rules and restriction easing measures. Think this one is designed to help you, the blue collar worker who voted for Trump because he understood your concerns and would “drain the swamp” There’s only one word for you SUCKER! The Senate voted to reject […]