Can the Easter Bunny save us?

Glorious news, people! The renowned professor of pandemicology, Dr. Donald Trump, has found the magical antidote to coronavirus that had eluded lesser scientists. It's the Peter Cottontail Solution. While sitti... Read more...

What does “Small Government” buy us?

Amazingly, America has become a nation of socialists, asking in dismay: "Where's the government?" These are not born-again Bernie Sanders activists, but everyday people of all political stripes (including pr... Read more...
Dove of peace drops olive branch over Afghanistan, says "oops!"

What happened to Trump’s peace deal?

When dealing in matters of war and peace, shouldn't a president sort of know what he or she is doing? But that's not Donald Trump's way. On February 29, he grandly announced that he had cut a peace deal to e... Read more...

Trump’s one-word re-election campaign

"Socialism," snarled The Donald at a recent pep rally of far-right Republicans. And the obedient crowd of Trumpistas snarled back in unison: So-sh'll-izz-ummm! There you have the entire intellectual content ... Read more...

How wasteful is the Pentagon?

Remember when candidate Trump promised not only to wall-out all migrants crossing our Mexican border, but also to make Mexico pay for his xenophobic wall? Well, Mexico hasn't paid a peso... and won't. So, he... Read more...
Donald Trump uses a metal detector on the beach

Where can Trump find a Good Farm Policy?

Donald Trump's idea of a good farm program seems to be "Hee Haw." On a recent trip to Wisconsin, he drew guffaws from the state's hard-hit dairy farmers by proclaiming that – thanks to his policies – the farm e... Read more...

Sonny and Donnie: Down on the farm

Government by the rich is called plutocracy. Government by police power is autocracy. Government by thieves is kleptocracy. Government by Trump and gang, however, is all of the above, which adds up to something... Read more...

What’s the Weirdest Species of All?

What's the Weirdest Species of All? I love those nature shows that probe the behavior and intelligence of birds, elephants, and other fellow creatures. However, there's one exotic critter the shows have i... Read more...

What car do billionaires ride in?

I'm guessing that being rich is a comfortable feeling – no money worries, you're set for life! But is it possible that too rich can be too much, even discombobulating? Imagine being Mark Zuckerberg, whose so... Read more...

How do the rich become uber-rich?

As Ray Charles wailed in a song of true-life blues: "Them that's got is them that gets/And I ain't got nothin' yet." While the workaday majority of Americans continue to be mired in our low-wage economy, the... Read more...

America’s healthcare border raiders

While Donald Trump fans the embers of xenophobia in our country by demonizing caravans of desperate Latinos headed north from Central America, there are other northern-bound caravans he doesn't mention. Thes... Read more...

The other Mexican migration

You probably haven't heard about it, but there's another mass migration coming across the US-Mexico border. However, these are not Central American families fleeing horrific conditions back home – only to be se... Read more...