Tag Archives: Trump

Dystopia

So according to Trump – men should NEVER admit to any kind of wrongdoing in regards to sexual assault or harassment. Apparently Al Franken was weak in that regard. Republicans reward denials and attack the women. And so far, it works…. At some point, there has to be a reckoning. This election in November is […]

Jason Lewis Plays Connect-the-Dots : Nail Salons to GOP Tax Cuts

Have you ever heard the expression, “Liars figure and figures lie” ? Case-in-point, President Trump has rejected the assertion from a George Washington University study that claimed Puerto Rico’s official death toll was 2,975 people. Trump claims “NO WAY” asserting that the Democrats manufactured a death toll to make him “look as bad as possible.” […]

Is This The Trump Economy?

Most political analysts believe that the only way Trump is surviving this presidency is because the economy is doing so well. Trump’s continuous talking points relate around that point. But is Trump responsible for how the economy is doing? Is this really “his” economy? The evidence would indicate that he is merely a placeholder for […]

MN02 Jason Lewis Talks to Farmers (Facts Optional)

Forget FarmFest where thousands of family farmers and agricultural businesses (and candidates for elective office) go every year … the place to go is to the Goodhue County Fair where attendees were able to hear Congressman Jason Lewis participate in a roundtable discussion (August 8th) featuring Naomi Kvittem, a dairy advocate from Zumbrota, former dairy […]

Cause And Effect

In baseball, if a closing reliever comes into a game in the bottom of the 9th with a 4 run lead, it is not a save situation. A closer only gets a save if his team has a lead of 3 runs or less. But let’s say this closer runs into a problem and 3 […]

American Pravda

Fox News is the new American Pravda. The idea of state run media has been a necessary method of messaging for authoritarian regimes, and Trump is adopting the idea that he, alone, controls the media. Recently, in Europe, Trump refused a question from a CNN reporter, calling it “fake news” and moved to a Fox […]

Abolishing ICE Is Not A Remedy

by Dave Mindeman I know that the idea of abolishing ICE is growing in progressive thought; I very much understand that but I do not agree with that concept. ICE is a law enforcement agency. It implements the policy it is told to enforce. ICE has been told to enforce a policy that is flawed […]