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Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
Posts on Regator:5631
Posts / Week:15
Archived Since:November 19, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Norway, Tales of Sexcapades: Trump Slinks on

(From Lillyhammer, with Steve Van Zandt) With his comments on Haiti, El Salvador and Africa, Donald Trump exposed himself Thursday as the vulgar, insensitive man we all knew he was. More reports on Trump's alleged sexcapades appeared... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Friday News and Open Thread

The news is that despite getting both vaccines a year apart as recommended, I have somehow gotten pneumonia. I was expecting a cold after spending 5 hours in a tiny jail visiting room after Xmas with my client who blew through wads of tissues the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Trump Brings the Apprentice to Congress

Donald Trump held a meeting of some members of from Congress on immigration and DACA and allowed it to be televised. He played the role of deal maker. Of course, no deals were made. Several media reports I've read on the meeting make it... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Monday Open Thread

My final two briefs are due today. Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Oprah for President: You Don't Have to Like Her

Remember what Oprah told people just before the 2016 election when all of a sudden there was a flurry of people saying they didn't like Hillary? She said, you don't have to like her, she's not coming over to your house for dinner, just... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Trump's Shortened "Work" Day

Axios reports Donald Trump is spending less time in the Oval Office and at meetings. He's spending more time in his private residence, watching TV, tweeting and making phone calls. The schedules shown to me are different than the sanitized... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Golden Globes: Women in Black

The Golden Globes are on. There is not much point in a red carpet when everyone is wearing black, so the show dyed the carpet black. I felt sorry for some of the foreign male winners who had to give a speech and had no stories of mistreatment to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Congress May Torpedo Jeff Sessions on Marijuana

I am not too concerned about Jefferson Sessions rolling back the Ogden Memo. First, medical marijuana is pretty safe. Since 2014, Congress has banned the feds from spending money on federal enforcement actions against medical marijuana users... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

$18 billion for Trump's Wall?

Donald Trump wants $18 billion for his border wall. Guess Mexico told the truth when they said they wouldn't pay for it. Trump supporters get snookered again. They will now have to pay for the wall if Republicans go along with this stupid... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Donald Trump Can't Get Over Hillary

More than a year after Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in the popular vote for President, he still can't move past her. I think it's because he knows he didn't win the election and his entire presence in the oval office is a fraud on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Douglas County Shootings: Update

I watched the Douglas County Sheriff's noon press conference on this morning's shootings in a Highlands Ranch apartment complex in which one Sheriff's Deputy was shot and killed, four others shot and injured, and two civilians injured.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

New Year's Eve: Cold and Colder, Open Thread

Happy New Year's Eve Everyone! I took the week off from blogging because I was so busy at work -- and I can't stand to write about Donald Trump. This has been the worst year to be an American. There is good news: Only 1,116 days left... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

ISIS Urges Increased Lone Foreign Attacks

As Donald Trump golfs in Florida, claiming credit for defeating ISIS, ISIS is gaining ground in Afghanistan and increasing media communications to its supporters urging them to make lone attacks in their home countries. Their English spelling... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Kabul Suicide Attack

ISIS claimed responsibility for today's suicide attack in Kabul outside an intelligence agency. Only civilian passersby were killed. The blast comes a week after the group claimed responsibility for an attack on a training facility of the same... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Christmas Day Open Thread

Merry Christmas everyone! I'm spending the day at Ms. TL kids' parents, with the TL kids and my new grandaughter Karter (now 6 weeks old, she sends her best regards)[More...] Please fill us in on your day and your thoughts. What... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Christmas Eve Open Thread

I wish all of our readers a happy holiday eve. May it be free of thoughts about Donald Trump. If you are looking for TV, I'll suggest El Cartel I and II (called "Cartel de los Sapos")-- both seasons are now available with subtitles on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Donald Trump Wants to End "Chain Migration"

Donald Trump wants to end "chain migration". This strikes me as hypocritical. How did Melania's parents get here if not by relying on her immigration status? Donald Trump's grandfather emigrated to the U.S. and then wanted to return... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

CNN Hires Joan Walsh

MSNBC Loses, CNN gains. Within 24 hours of MSNBC announcing it would not renew veteran journalist Joan Walsh's contract, CNN has hired her. I'm glad CNN acted so quickly in hiring Joan. I've always liked her. In the early days of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

The Tax Bill's Effect on Medicare and Medicaid

The AARP says the Tax Bill jeopardizes Medicare and Medicaid. In addition to spending cuts, there are these problems: The cuts for individuals are temporary The cuts for corporations are permanent By changing the way the inflation index... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Tuesday Open Thread

I've got clients this afternoon, the jail tomorrow and court on Friday-- then some Xmas shopping. I'll be online periodically, but for right now, it's time for a new open thread, all topics welcome. On T.J. Miller, I'm on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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