Who’s the Biggest Nut-Case in the World?

News with a Twist Competing today: President Donald John Trump (I)* and Attorney General William ‘Lower the Bar’ Barr (*Impeached) Welcome Around the Block readers to the latest edition of “Who’s the Biggest Nut-Case in the World?” Today, our reigning champion, the sitting President of the United States, Donald John Trump (I) will face challengerContinue reading “Who’s the Biggest Nut-Case in the World?”

Alexander Vindman: Trump Is Putin’s ‘Useful Idiot’

Commentary Normal times would suggest a Russian dictator calling the President of the United States a “Useful Idiot” would dominate the news. But these aren’t normal times. In his first interview, Lt. Col Alexander Vindman, a key witness in the impeachment trial of Donald John Trump, says Trump goes out of his way to tryContinue reading “Alexander Vindman: Trump Is Putin’s ‘Useful Idiot’”

WHITMAN: It’s Time for ‘Republicans and Independents for Biden’

Commentary Former Republican New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman writes why she is chairing the new group Republicans and Independents for Biden Christine Todd Whitman is the national chairwoman of Republicans and Independents for Biden. She was the 50th governor of New Jersey and administrator of the Environmental Protection Administration during the Bush administration from 2001 to 2003. Governor Whitman wrote the Op-Ed,Continue reading “WHITMAN: It’s Time for ‘Republicans and Independents for Biden’”

Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’

Commentary The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg details what we already knew: Trump is not a patriot; he’s a narcissist who not only doesn’t understand service to the country, actively denigrates it. (Note: Today’s Around the Block was going to be devoted to Attorney General William Barr’s outrageous interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. You know, the oneContinue reading “Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’”

Germany says Putin critic poisoned – Western leaders outraged!

Commentary But not all Western leaders Multiple news organizations have reported that Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, was poisoned with the same type of Soviet-era nerve agent used in a 2018 attack on a former Russian spy, the German government said Wednesday, provoking outrage from Western leaders who demanded Moscow provide an explanation. But notContinue reading “Germany says Putin critic poisoned – Western leaders outraged!”

RNC = “Really Nasty Creeps,” or “Really Notorious Criminals?”

Commentary The choice is yours As the Republican National Convention (RNC – aka “Really Nasty Creeps” or in many cases “Really Notorious Criminals”) winds down today, I felt that with so much written by professional observers, my voice wasn’t really necessary. But as you know, it’s hard to keep me silent. So, as a publicContinue reading “RNC = “Really Nasty Creeps,” or “Really Notorious Criminals?””