Administration knew about the bounties paid by Russia for the killing of US personnel in Afghanistan

The Administration knew about the bounties in early 2019, and did nothing about it !!!

You will remember this…

“Thanking God”

************************ “I will never forget hearing the testimonial from a survivor on the large screen at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum during my fifth grade trip to Washington, D.C. The impact that this man’s quote had on me, a young Jewish boy, still remains even years later and will probably stay with me […]

DoJ Whistleblower at the House Judiciary Committee – June 24th, 2020


Barr’s alleged interference in Stone case makes Trump’s potential pardon more scandalous

via WaPo Daily 202 – By James Hohmann with Mariana Alfaro


Lady Justice is not blind in Bill Barr’s Justice Department. That is the central takeaway from sworn testimony submitted ahead of a congressional hearing this afternoon by star federal prosecutor […]

Associated Press Fact Check of trump’s False Statements this Week

AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames protesters for low rally turnout

By CALVIN WOODWARD, HOPE YEN and ADAM KEALOHA CAUSEYyesterday Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump falsely said at his rally Saturday night that Democratic rival Joe Biden apologized for opposing his […]

Police violence videos during Floyd protests

One might think that protests against police brutality would show extreme examples – and yes, they have…


Gen. Mattis commentary on trump circa June 2020

Mattis Accuses Trump of Dividing the Nation in a Time of Crisis

He “does not even pretend to try” to unite Americans, the former defense secretary said, breaking his long public silence on the president amid protests across the nation.


Jim Mattis’s refusal to publicly denounce President Trump since his […]

History Will Judge the Complicit – via Anne Applebaum in The Atlantic

Give a Gift History Will Judge the Complicit

Why have Republican leaders abandoned their principles in support of an immoral and dangerous president?

Borja Alegre

Story by Anne Applebaum

On a cold march afternoon in 1949, Wolfgang Leonhard slipped out of the East German Communist Party Secretariat, hurried home, packed what few […]

Marine Corp Gen. James Mattis issues j-accuse to Pres. trump

June 3rd, 2020 as posted in The Atlantic


Here is the text of the complete statement.


I have watched this week’s unfolding events, angry and appalled. The words “Equal Justice Under Law” are carved in the pediment of the United States Supreme Court. This is precisely what protesters are […]

Former Pres. Obama addresses the protests

“As millions of people across the country take to the streets and raise their voices in response to the killing of George Floyd and the ongoing problem of unequal justice, many people have reached out asking how we can sustain momentum to bring about real change.

Ultimately, it’s going to be up to a new […]

Trump threatens to invoke Insurrection Act and send active duty military into States to quell protests

hmm…da curse?

The Talk

(CNN) It’s time to have a talk about “The Talk.”

****************************************************** For generations, black parents have given the same lecture to their children: Don’t act out. Stay away from bad places. Avoid confrontations. It’s a how-to guide for surviving police encounters, a list of do’s and don’ts every black person should follow if they […]

The Most Mendacious President in U.S. History

On Trump, his Twitter lies, and why it’s getting worse.

May 29, 2020

Seeing Donald Trump’s falsehoods as foibles is folly. His lies are a feature, not a bug, of his Presidency—indeed, of his entire public persona.

On Sunday, on Tuesday, and again on […]

In case there was any doubt about where I stand…

Piers Morgan’s Letter to DJT

Restore Sanity **************************************

“Dear Donald,

On Friday evening, you unfollowed me on Twitter which, given you only follow 47 accounts, was not an insignificant decision.

It came a few hours after I posted a column in which I lambasted you for using your daily Coronavirus press briefings to air ‘batsh*t crazy’ cure theories like […]

The allure and dangers of conspiracy theories

Shadowland via The Atlantic – May/June 2020

Throughout history, conspiracy thinking has destroyed institutions, endangered democracies, and ended lives. Conspiracism threatens not just individual facts, but the idea that empirical truth exists at all. Now—fueled by the internet, partisan media, and a president who advances fantastical theories about a pandemic that has killed more […]

Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?

British Writer Pens The Best Description Of Trump I’ve Read

Apr. 24th, 2020 at 11:38 AM

“Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?” Nate White, an articulate and witty writer from England wrote the following response:


A few things spring to mind. Trump lacks certain qualities which the British traditionally esteem. […]

Da punk and his bitch

Indeed, it is always trump in a secondary or submissive position relative to Putin. As much as he loves to brag about beating anyone over anything, he never does that with Putin…even so much as seldom standing next to him in official photos.

There is almost no doubt whatsoever that Putin has compromising, […]

News – hot and heavy

Daily 202 via WaPo – by James Hohmann with Mariana Alfaro


Barr and Trump hint at coming moves after Flynn is let off

Attorney General Bill Barr gave a television interview to defend his decision on Thursday to throw out the guilty plea of Michael Flynn for lying to the FBI about his contacts […]

Meat shortages

Daily 202 via WaPo – by James Hohmann with Mariana Alfaro

11 states seek DOJ investigation of meat shortages and price hikes amid coronavirus contagion

Where’s the beef?

President Trump signed an executive order last week that designated meat processing plants as critical infrastructure and their employees as essential. He used the Defense Production Act […]