Journalism took a lot of well-deserved shots because their obsession with ratings, viewers, readers and clicks that helped Donald Trump become the President. Since then the legitimate journalists have done a pretty good job of atoning for their sins of 2015 and 2016. Today tellthetruthonthem.com recognizes three outstanding journalists as its 2019 Progressives of the Year. Continue reading 2019 Progressives Of The Year
It is late Saturday morning as I pen this. I know the outcome of the Kavanaugh nomination; I don’t know its “final score’ in the Senate but most of all I’d like to discuss some of how we got to this point and its repercussions. Moscow is 7 hours ahead of Washington, DC. October 7, 2018 is Vladimir Putin’s 66th birthday. Somewhere in the 5pm hour (Washington DC time) the United States Senate is scheduled to vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. Therefore even if Putin is an early riser by the time he wakes up on his birthday Donald Trump will have a big present waiting for him. Let’s explore. Continue reading Happy Birthday President Putin
Last week was a rare week that I actually adhered to my writing schedule which meant I took Thursday and Friday off from writing. That allowed me to watch gavel to gavel coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on both days. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Trumpian Candidate
Tuesday evening the Washington Post lifted the veil of secrecy surrounding identity of the woman the 11 male Republican Senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee had chosen to hide behind when it published the name of Rachel Mitchell. Ms. Mitchell is the Sex Crimes Bureau Chief in the Maricopa (AZ) County Attorney’s Office. Immediately Loudon Wainwright III’s 1972 novelty song Dead Skunk In The Middle Of The Road played in my mind. Let’s explore. Continue reading Live Skunk In The Senate
In the wake of the “national fire drill” regarding Rod Rosenstein on Monday it was announced that he and President Trump would meet on Thursday. (Act II?) Trump is talented at few things but one of them is manipulating the media therefore my almost instant thought was what a wonderful (from Trump’s standpoint) way to distract from the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on Brett Kavanaugh. Let’s explore. Continue reading Eve Of Distraction?