Trump’s Tariffs Goal Met

Putin has been paid another installment on his investment in Trump, the gift that keeps on giving. Any question over the reasoning behind Trump’s additional tariffs, the consequences of which will force more farmers into bankruptcy, has been answered. Trump gave Putin the US trade agreement with China. China canceled its trade agreement with the … Continue reading Trump’s Tariffs Goal Met

Traitor Tot Gets a Subpoena

The Republican-controlled Senate Intelligence committee’s issuance of a subpoena to Don Jr, concerning the Russia investigation is significant, but how? Is it a signal that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s findings are having an impact on the corruption in the White House after all? Does it mean the Senate plans to take action against Don Jr … Continue reading Traitor Tot Gets a Subpoena

Chuck Grassley, Fighting to Keep Trump’s Taxes on the Downlow

Chuck Grassley, Senate Finance Committee Chairman (who helped penned the “farm bailout bill” designed to help farmers facing destitution brought on by Trump’s tariff policies, then signed up to collect those tax dollars himself), has me reconsidering my motives for wanting to see Trump's taxes. "When you strip out all their pretexts, and when you … Continue reading Chuck Grassley, Fighting to Keep Trump’s Taxes on the Downlow

What’s the GOP Up To?

Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell: His Senate Head emerged from it’s protective shell yesterday long enough to give a snarky speech on the Senate floor during which he accusing Democrats of attempting a “power grab” to win elections. http://youtu.be/8lSBaDaIJRY Okay, what are those tricky democrats up to now... gerrymandering? No, that’s a GOP manipulation of district … Continue reading What’s the GOP Up To?

Three Fine Examples of Political Bullshit… Maybe Four, Each a Pleasant Break from Kavanaugh

1. We all know Paul Ryan’s mom collected Social Security while he was growing up, and she saved it so her little Paulie could go to college. That story can be taken one of three ways: A. If she could afford to save it, maybe she didn’t need it. B. What a great use of … Continue reading Three Fine Examples of Political Bullshit… Maybe Four, Each a Pleasant Break from Kavanaugh

What Just Happened in the Senate?

This is a follow up to the post I published earlier today. https://alotfromlydia.wordpress.com/2018/09/28/falsus-in-uno-falsus-in-omnibus/ For those of you following the Senate Judiciary Committee events, I have to share this. I have no idea who the creator is. 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼 https://twitter.com/rob_bennett/status/1045724782510182400?s=12 Today's events thoroughly confused me, and I needed them explained more than once before everything made sense. … Continue reading What Just Happened in the Senate?