From the daily archives: Monday, August 14, 2017

Nazis killed someone in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. Her name was Heather Heyer. She was a 32-year-old paralegal, and she was anti-Nazi. Nineteen others were injured.

Two days later, President Donald Trump succumbed to political pressure and condemned the Nazis. It took him two full days to condemn Nazis. Let’s all take a second to pause and reflect on that. …

There is no both-siderism when it comes to Nazis. I’ve been to Dachau. Five years later, thinking of what I saw there still makes me ill. Anybody who wears, waves, or stands by a Nazi symbol is the lowest […]

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Allow me to step back from my description of Donald Trump as a breast-beating King Kong. That was knee jerk.

After his pathetic response to the Charlottesville riot, I must settle for naming him the Official White House Mouse.

So fearful of losing one white supporter from his shrinking base, he avoided any mention of white supremacists, Nazis, and Klansmen from his hurriedly prepared statement condemning  an “egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence, on many sides.”

Those last three words of equivalence passed around the fault to everyone who has ever lit a fire in […]

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As the United States careens from one crisis to the next under President Donald Trump, some things may get missed: Such as the fact that Ohio’s junior U.S. Sen. Rob Portman encouraged Trump to follow up his violent rhetoric against North Korea last week with action.

From the Washington Times, reporting on a Portman appearance on CNN:

“I think the right approach is to be strong and that will have a deterrent effect, I believe. That’s certainly what all of us hope for,” Mr. Portman, Ohio Republican, said on CNN.

But Mr. Portman said those words need to be backed up with action […]

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King Kong In The Oval Office

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A review of  President Trump’s portrayal of King Kong at his rare news conference this week gave the world more chilling evidence of his mental illness of which he is “unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office…”

You’ll find those precise words in Amendment 25 of the U.S. Constitution that lays out the path for his removal from the office by Congress (if only there are enough creatures on Capitol Hill with the backbone to pursue it!).

He is a man of breast-beating fantasy that betrays his insecurity as the forces  of democratic government bear down on […]

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