When standup comics are dying on stage their ace in the hole/last resort is to tell some fart jokes. The Republicans and Trump administration may well be at that point. To explore that and some equally distasteful things that are on my mind today please continue reading. Continue reading Fart Jokes Anyone?
The Progressive Hall of Fame is to a great degree modeled after baseball’s Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Like in baseball, there are very few “first ballot” hall of famers in progressive politics. Although this is the first article tellthetruthonthem.com has published since his political retirement, it is without reservation that we enshrine Barack Obama in the Progressive Hall of Fame in recognition of his progressive achievements. Continue reading The Enshrinement Of Barack Obama
It is almost inevitable that we compare administrations including the incoming Trump administration. Trump only has 44 predecessors. To be fair, most of us don’t really know a lot about previous administrations prior to FDR’s except for a few of the real biggies like Washington and Lincoln. That being said, I want to look at a way the Trump administration is shaping up to look a lot like the George W. Bush administration and it’s not complimentary to either or good for America. Let’s explore. Continue reading Veep Insulation Again?
It may come as a relief to many but it seems somehow strange that we are finally within less than 100 days of Election Day. If you count early voting (the details of which are still being worked out in several states) we are even closer. Today I’m going to give the Democrats a multistep strategy for the remainder of the campaign. Step one is attack; every subsequent step is repeat step one. Continue reading Attack!
Last week was a huge political news week. Killings by and of police, the President in Warsaw, Poland for an important (and in America largely overshadowed NATO conference), another week of the 2016 Presidential campaign and many Republican dominated state legislatures doing their destruction acts. With all that to consider I’m still picking the Hillary Clinton e-mail situation as the biggest story of last week but in a way many readers wouldn’t expect. Continue reading Stop Wasting Our Money