Trump, the SOTU, Pelosi and a Shredder

Much has been made of the 2020 State of the Union debacle. Trump (unsurprisingly) turned it into a campaign rally and filled it so full of lies that if we eliminated them all, it could be condensed to about 15 minutes instead of the 78 minutes he blustered through. Wonderfully, Nancy Pelosi (I am not Read More …

What Animal Resembles Our Prezidunce?

Over the last 4 years or so, Trump’s detractors (I am proud to be in that club) have been finding clever ways to portray the buffoon in the Oval Office.  Graphic illustrations, cartoons and the like have been employed to amusing effect. But finding the perfect animal. Mother Nature’s contribution to this valiant effort… Until Read More …

Why do Liberals Think Trump Supporters are Stupid?

It is incredibly rare (almost non-existent) that I plagiarize anyone else’s work. Except for this instance, where I immediately “stole” it from a Facebook post yesterday. I very simply could not possibly have worded this better. It is perfect. I would change nothing. Therefore I stole it immediately.     According to the post this Read More …

It’s the HATE, The Racism, The Division Stupid!

Yet another bloody weekend in the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave. Multiple mass shootings taking place with a completely unacceptable body count. Let’s start at the top: El Paso, Texas A lone gunman travels over 600 miles in 9 hours with an AK 47 style rifle to shoot up Hispanics at Read More …

Why Do British People Not Like Donald Trump?

Someone on #Quora asked “Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?” Nate White, an articulate and witty writer from England wrote this magnificent response. A few things spring to mind. Trump lacks certain qualities which the British traditionally esteem. For instance, he has no class, no charm, no coolness, no credibility, no compassion, Read More …

When Your Name Becomes an Expletive

Here’s the thing about fame. Fame can be a great thing.  It can open doors for you and make you rich.  It can make you a household name.  You can recognize this as so many stars and glitterati have, and be grateful for this fortuitous situation.  Or you can decide you deserve all the adulation Read More …

On the Topic of Border Barriers

  We have just ended the longest government shutdown in history.  And over what?  Donald Trump’s border wall.  He is determined to create a wall along our southern border with Mexico to solve what he perceives to be our biggest problems.  During his campaign he promised over and over again that Mexico would pay for Read More …

Very Stable Genius My Ass

Today’s Obliviot du Jour is Donald Jizz-Trump-et Over my 6+ decades on this planet I have been privileged to call a small number of true (165+ IQ) geniuses friends.  I have also been friends with a large number of very bright, perhaps genius people. I have worked with, and made the acquaintance of, a smattering Read More …

Obliviot of the Day – Kathy Griffin

And the Obliviot Trophy du Jour Goes To: Kathy Griffin (and Tyler Shields) <sorry dude, but this was dangerous and you should have known it> So a pair of pretty talented and well-known people get together and decide to make a dramatic, politically charged statement about our Tangerine in Chief.  You may know the target Read More …

Why Incompetents are So Sure of Themselves

The Dunning-Kruger Effect The discussion of this effect has really hit the mainstream in the last year.  The 2016 election cycle, with all its myriad anomalies brought this malady to the forefront.  Our current president can be argued to be the best (worst) possible example of this syndrome. Simply stated, the Dunning-Kruger effect, first published Read More …