Tucker, Brit, and Jim

When I saw James Comey’s testimony before Congress on Monday, I immediately noted and wrote about the bizarre situation laid out in the cartoon below. The backstory was that President Trump had somehow figured out that the Obama Administration had been spying on him during the campaign. So as is his wont, he tweeted about…

What Am I Missing Here?

When asked in today’s House Intelligence Committee meeting about President Trump’s tweets that the Obama Administration had put Candidate Trump and his campaign under surveillance, FBI Director James Comey said: “I have no information that supports those tweets and we have looked carefully inside the FBI. The Department of Justice has asked me to share…

The First Detainer Report

As required by President Trump, the Justice Department has just issued the first of a regular series of Detainer Reports. Since these numbers were never collected by Then-President Obama, this is the very first time that we have an accurate and detailed view of the size and nature of the problem. The report lists all…

The Poor Taxpayer Test

On the outskirts of Las Vegas there’s a mid-range trailer park that grandiosely styles itself the “Orchard Mobile Home Estates”. There is no orchard in sight. It’s not the bottom of the pond for trailer parks, but it’s a ways from the top. A 41-year-old waitress lives there in a double-wide trailer, with her two kids…

I Yam What I Yam

Popeye the Sailor Man was a popular cartoon when I was a kid. He was one of my heroes, because he had no pretense. His motives were transparent. He was just a simple sailor, and I dreamed of sailing the seas. He had a funny accent, he said “yam” for “am”. His song was simple:…

Bright Line Distinctions

Well, the Eurotrash section of the German Parliament, in league with the social justice warriors at the German Justice Ministry, are proposing that Facebook and other social networking sites be fined FIFTY MEGABUCKS if they don’t remove all so-called “hate speech” from their websites. And how, you may ask, can either we or the social media…

Evidence? …

The White House press corps and lots of politicians are all in a lather about President Trump providing no evidence to back up his claim one week ago that he was “wiretapped” by the previous Administration. To paraphrase The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, the response from the White House has been “Evidence? We don’t gotta show…