Category Archives: Politics

Highlights from Yesterday’s James Comey Testimony

In an event billed by the media as “the Super Bowl of Washington,” former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate yesterday regarding allegations that President Trump tried to influence the FBI investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election.  In case you missed it, here are some highlights from Comey’s testimony:

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GUEST POST: “This is Fucking Awesome” (by the ghost of President James Buchanan)

As of noon Eastern Time today, Donald Trump has officially become the 45th President of the United States.  I’ve invited the ghost of James Buchanan—widely regarded by historians as the worst-ever U.S. President—to share his thoughts on this important day.  He was… strangely excited about it. — Jeff

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I’ll Try to Say 3 Nice Things About Donald Trump

The 2016 U.S. presidential election is the hot topic right now, but aside from when I corrected a report about Donald Trump being Batman or when I invited a wasp-besieged guest to blog about the election, I’ve more or less avoided the topic.  That’s because, even by our standards, this has become a nasty and divisive election cycle.  In the interest of full disclosure, I’m not at all comfortable with Donald Trump’s campaign, but that’s partly because I’m a cog in the vast liberal Zionist feminist New World Order conspiracy.  Still, I think it’s important to see topics from more than one perspective (but no more than two, because that would be confusing and nuanced).  In that spirit, here’s my attempt to say three nice things about Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump.

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The Real Story Behind Donald Trump’s “I Am Batman” Comment

You might’ve recently heard the charming news story of when Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidate and billionaire, took some kids in a helicopter ride at a recent campaign stop and was asked by one, “Are you Batman?,” to which Donald Trump replied, “I am Batman.”

Of course, in their haste to report this story, most major news sources seem to have gotten the details of the story wrong.  Continue reading