Posts Categorized: Politics

Leave Bernie Sanders Alone

Democrats need to calm the fuck down about Bernie Sanders. I voted for Sanders in the Maryland primary in 2016. I guess that makes me a “Bernie bro.” It’s a term I find deeply offensive. I also volunteered for the Hillary Clinton campaign. So I guess that make me what? It makes me a Democrat…. Read more »

Special Counsel has a Nude Selfie

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has a nude selfie of someone. We don’t know who that someone is, but it’s apparently real. A court document filed on Thursday, December 27, 2018, lawyer, Eric A. Dubelier, representing Concord Management and Consulting LLC challenges Mueller’s argument to withhold information from Dubelier’s client. I’m not a lawyer, but apparently,… Read more »

Michael Flynn Court Documents

Here’s a list of some of the more interesting United States of America v. Michael T. Flynn criminal case. CRIMINAL COMPLAINT STATEMENT OF OFFENSE PROTECTIVE ORDER PROTECTIVE ORDER UNOPPOSED GOVERNMENT’S MEMORANDUM IN AID OF SENTENCING GOVERNMENT’S MEMORANDUM IN AID OF SENTENCING ADDENDUM AID IN SENTENCING TRANSCRIPT OF PLEA AGREEMENT JANUARY 2018 JULY 10, 2018 TRANSCRIPT… Read more »

Trump USDA Protects Puppy Mills

Back in 2017, the Trump administration took down a website that listed dog breeders cited for running puppy mills. I submitted a Freedom of Information Act request for this information and today the USDA responded with useless data. You can view all three of the documents that the federal agency sent me. Response letter from… Read more »

Our Political Bitterness Is Destroying Our Democracy

We’re bitter. Politically speaking, we’re very bitter. We’re a nation of bitter politics. The most recent, obvious example is Bernie Sanders’ run for the Democratic party presidential nomination. When Sanders ran, and lost, Hillary Clinton Democrats freaked the fuck out. To them, Sanders was invalid. He shouldn’t even have been allowed to run. The argument,… Read more »

Donald John Trump Stands with Saudi Arabia Over Our Own CIA

I don’t care about White House press statements. I rarely read them. But this one, clearly written by Donald John Trump, today stood out to me. Set aside the content of the message for a minute and look at the quality of the writing. It’s fucking horrid. The lede is: The world is a very… Read more »

Political Discourse: It’s Not the Internet’s Fault

Inevitably when the topic of the current state of political discourse comes up, it is agreed that it’s the Internet’s fault that it’s so bad right now. Before we get into what’s to blame, let’s rewind this shit a bit. When was political discourse in this country civil? In May 1856, South Carolina Congressman Preston… Read more »

Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General Says the Trump Administration Sucks Balls

Steady yourself. What I’m about to tell you is going to blow your goddamn mind. The Donald Trump administration is woefully inadequate, incompetent and just basically total shit. The Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General issued a 25-page report outlining all the ways the Trump administration failed while implementing Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy… Read more »

Papadopoulos Gets 2 Weeks, Martha Stewart Should Get an Apology

Donald Trump campaign advisor George Papadopoulos got a two-week sentence after pleading guilty to lying to the FBI. Someone else lied to the FBI and went to prison not too long ago. Martha Stewart, in 2004, was found guilty of lying to the FBI. She served five months at a federal prison camp. It’s true… Read more »

#Repeal2A Regulate Guns Like We Do Driving a Car

Gun violence in the United States is a pandemic and rooted in the 2nd amendment of the Constitution. More than 30,000 people will be killed with a bullet in the US this year. There are 400 million guns in America. After every tragedy, you hear whispers about gun laws. After a few days, the whispers… Read more »