The spinmeisters are hard at work trying to create the illusion that it is everyone’s fault but Donald Trump’s that the government shutdown on Friday. As hard as they try, and the Trump surrogates believe, there is but one reality that is inescapable, it is Donald Trump’s fault that the U.S. military, federal workers and… Read More Donald Trump Owns the Shutdown
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The war against the news media from the presidential office started over 40 years ago under the mistaken belief that the presidency must be respected by keeping the news media at bay. The belief that the news media must leave Donald Trump alone was first argued in the 1970’s. Interestingly, the players are the same… Read More Richard Nixon, Donald Trump and the News Media
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When Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016, my largest fear was what he would do to immigrants and how much damage Trump would do to México’s economy. From the beginning there was commentary about Trump’s fitness to be president. The commentary ranged from his lack of knowledge about policy all the way up to… Read More Dos Locos and The Button
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All rat leaders have minions that once the frying pan gets too hot, they scurry away hoping to avoid suffering the fate of their leader. So it is with Donald Trump, whose minions are turning on him to protect their own skins. We already know about George Papadopoulos, who has plead guilty and is providing… Read More The Rats are Abandoning the Sinking Ship
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Donald Trump made many promises to his voters leading up to the election. Trump promised you that he would bring his business acumen and negotiating skills to Washington and work diligently to deliver the promises he made to you within the first 100 days of being in office. How’d that work out for you? Trump… Read More The Donald Trump Wall Folly
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Quick, what do North Korea and Iraq have in common with Donald Trump? Trump has joined an exclusive club of people who have been overwhelmingly rebuked by the United Nations General Assembly. Yesterday, the General Assembly took up Trump’s insistence in upsetting the tentative peace between Israel and Palestine by announcing the U.S. would be… Read More Donald Trump Overwhelmingly Rebuked at the United Nations
So, for the last few weeks, I’ve been secretly hoping that Donald Trump scored a legislative win. Yes, me, of all people, was hoping that Donald Trump signed into law the tax reform package that has made its way through Congress. It wasn’t the tax breaks for the corporations I was looking forward to. Nope,… Read More Trump Can’t Even Offer Me Relief from the Healthcare Fine
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Once again, a terrorist targets the United States and once again he proves that the danger to the United States from ISIS-inspired terrorism isn’t from México nor the U.S.-México border. But the Mexican-haters and immigrant-haters are nonetheless using the recent terror attack as a reason for the wall and travel ban on immigrants from certain… Read More The NY Port Authority Attack and the Build the Wall Movement
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Today is the remembrance of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that officially brought the United States into World War II. As the day’s remembrances play out today, it is important to note which countries came to the defense of the United States and which were the enemy. For me, as an immigrant, it is… Read More Pearl Harbor and the Mexican Friendship that Extends Beyond Politics
Most everyone knows that tomorrow is the day that Japan attacked the United States, launching the U.S. into World War II. If you don’t know this, then please stop reading now because any discussion about national policy does not pertain to you. World War II created the United States that everyone knows today. It is… Read More A Day That Will Live in Infamy
It’s an armed invasion read the email’s headlines accompanied with pictures of a massive weapons cache headed to the country. Emails like this end up in my inbox daily. Sometimes they come directly and often they are forwarded to me by well-meaning people. They are dangerous and are part of a sustained “fake news” feed… Read More It Is An Armed Invasion
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It has been well established that Donald Trump is a liar. Now, it’s time to establish that he is a hypocrite. Donald Trump ran on the platform that undocumented immigrants must be expelled from the country. Trump has said that undocumented immigrants are a danger to the country and they hurt the U.S. worker. What… Read More Trump – A Liar and A Hypocrite
On Tuesday I received my iPhone X, after waiting almost a month to have it my hands. The journey my iPhone made from manufacturing to my hands explains why attacking NAFTA endangers American workers. I use American to refer to workers in the United States, Canada and México, after all we are in North America.… Read More Why Donald Trump Has NAFTA All Wrong
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Donald Trump ran on the political platform that immigrants are destroying the country. He has made the cornerstone of his presidency the building of a wall along the U.S.-México border to keep America safe from immigrants like myself. Trump is still peddling the wall and he has attempted to demonize Muslim’s by imposing a travel… Read More The Politics of Hate Stymied by Democracy
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I keep seeing writeups about Donald Trump’s lies come across my newsfeed daily. The latest was a Washington Post report analyzing the number of times Trump has uttered a lie. I’m not naïve enough to believe that Donald Trump is the only lying politician – although he pretends he’s not a politician – that lies.… Read More The Liar in Chief
Trump and surrogates are pretending its not illegal to communicate with foreigners regarding elections and thus Donald Trump Jr. communicating with Wikileaks is much ado about nothing since no laws were broken. It may be that laws were not broken, but that fact does not negate the fact that Donald Trump Jr. colluded with a… Read More Donald Trump Jr. Colludes with an Enemy of the United States
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Two people were arrested yesterday on federal charges of interfering in the 2016 presidential elections. Former Donald Trump campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and a Manafort business associate, Richard Gates, found themselves in front of a federal judge. Both pleaded not guilty. George Papadopoulos was arrested earlier in the month, arriving from overseas on charges related… Read More And the First Domino Falls
Many people are anxiously keeping their news feeds close by today as they wait for the announcement of who will be the first Trump associate indicted in the Russia scandal. Most readers reading this post today know that special counsel, Robert Mueller, will be filing indictments today. When the first indictment is announced, it will… Read More And The First Contestant Is
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Although Donald Trump and surrogates like to tout fictitious Donald Trump triumphs, the fact remains that as of yesterday, Donald Trump has not been unable to deliver any substantial legislative promises. Trump promised his voters a “magnificent wall” on the U.S.-México border, the repeal of Obamacare and tax reform as his major signature items. Ten… Read More The Republican Civil War Courtesy of Trump
All in one day, Donald Trump was called a liar by a Republican senator and Gold Star widow Myeshia Johnson. Surrogates for Trump like to create the illusion that Donald Trump’s is under attack by the Democrats and the establishment that he is supposed to be cleaning up. They blame the “fake” media and those… Read More The Liar Liar President
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Can you believe it, this is RumpToons No: 50! I hope you enjoy it.
Make America Great Again was Donald Trump’s battle cry for the presidency. Obviously, the phrase is supposed to denote prestige in both the country and in the presidency. Almost everyone is aware that one of Trump’s cabinet appointees referred to Donald Trump as a f#*! moron. Rex Tillerson refused to acknowledge or deny whether he… Read More Making America Great Again 10 Examples of the Trump Toddler
Ruling by decree is a form of governance where one individual, or a group of individuals, creates law by issuing quick and unchallenged directives. It is the form of government typically used by dictators or absolute monarchs. The United States is supposed to be governed by the three branches of government: the executive branch –… Read More Has the United States Become an Elected Monarchy
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As you likely know, there was a mass shooting in Las Vegas yesterday. (About 10pm Sunday, Las Vegas time) At this point we know only two things for certain – the shooter, Stephen Paddock is not from México nor did he cross the U.S.-México border to commit mass murder of U.S. citizens. Paddock is a… Read More Las Vegas Again Disproves Border Security Notion
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