Archive for the ‘mystery’ Category

The (In)Complete (and growing) List of Trump’s Russia Ties

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The list of people and events linking Russia to the Trump campaign/White House is growing so long, I feel the need to start keeping track.

 
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March 13, 2017
Posted in: Crime, Election, mystery, myth busting, National Security, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Scandals

Why the Electoral College Should Wait Before Voting

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Lately, I’ve noticed I can’t shake the feeling Russia is actually *shaping* the Trump Administration. I don’t mean they are simply reaping the rewards of having an admirer of Putin defending them as Trump prepares to take the White House. I mean that the subject of “Russia” keeps popping up in places I never expected. Case in point: When […]

 
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December 19, 2016
Posted in: Election, mystery, Politics, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

How Many Trump Appointments Also Have Conflicts of Interest?

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A parade of Willie Sutton’s are being appointed to guard the bank.

 
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December 12, 2016
Posted in: Election, Environment, Global Warming, Greed, Jobs, Money, mystery, Politics, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Scandals, Unconstitutional

Nearly Ten Million Fewer Democrats Voted in 2016 Than 2008. Why?

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Democratic votes fell by a ratio of more than 28:1 in this election.

 
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November 14, 2016
Posted in: Election, mystery, Rants, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

Okay DNC, You Own This. 10 Positives to come from a Trump victory.

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I‘m still stunned. DNC, you OWN this one. But the mind-numbing effects of Trump’s victory isn’t all bad news for Democrats. As the old saying goes: “Once you hit rock bottom, there’s no place to go but up.” There are actually some positives to come out of this mind-numbing election result: 10 Positives to come […]

 
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November 9, 2016
Posted in: Election, mystery, Partisanship, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity

Smart Businessmen don’t Lose a Billion Dollars, Mr Trump

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According to Rudy Giuliani across several Sunday shows yesterday, the possibility Donald Trump may not have paid any income taxes for 18 years because he ran his company into the ground in 1995 makes him “a genius!”. Seriously. I’m not making that up. The former NYC mayor repeatedly defended the possibility that Trump may have paid absolutely nothing in […]

 
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October 3, 2016
Posted in: Election, Greed, Money, mystery, myth busting, Taxes

Trump is the Living Embodiment of Plato’s ‘Republic’

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In Plato’s most famous novel “Republic”, he used the technique of magnifying small problems to reveal their true nature. Trump IS that magnification of the GOP.

 
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August 22, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, mystery, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me

Lack of Quid Pro Quo Doesn’t Make Soliciting Donations to Clinton Foundation Ethical or Legal

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Newly leaked “deleted” Clinton emails suggest she may have solicited donations to her Foundation while she was Secretary of State, which may be a crime.

 
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August 15, 2016
Posted in: Election, mystery, Politics, Scandals

Is Hillary a Closet Republican? Her record would suggest so.

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It’s a case I’ve been making since she ran against Obama in 2008: Hillary has this unfathomable, almost desperate, need to seek the approval of Republicans. Her first instinct on every issue is to align with Conservatives… especially on issues of National Defense… only to reverse course later when disapproval from Democrats proves inconvenient. Honestly, I believe […]

 
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May 30, 2016
Posted in: Election, Money, mystery, Politics, Seems Obvious to Me

Meet the Press’ Bad Delegate Math. Misstates delegate math suggesting Sanders can’t win

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MtP claims that if Super Delegates were apportioned the way Bernie wants, he’d still be way behind, but their numbers are completely wrong.

 
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April 4, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, mystery, myth busting, rewriting history

Are Republicans Responsible For Hillary’s Huge Wins in Deep Red Primary States? UPDATED

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Why is Bernie winning caucus states by double digits, but Hillary is winning almost exclusively Deep Red *primary* states by huge margins?

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March 7, 2016
Posted in: Election, mystery, Politics, Scandals, voting

Hastert Bribery Scandal Belies Troubling Question: Coach turned Politician turned Lobbyist has Millions in bank?

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It’s the question everyone started to ask once the news that former Speaker of the House Denny Hastert was in the process of paying out millions in hush money” to a former male student claiming he “sexually molested him decades ago”: Where in the heck did a former High School wrestling coach turned Congressman turned Speaker of the House come […]

 
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June 1, 2015
Posted in: Crime, mystery, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Scandals