Even if Trump and his toadies knew what irony meant, they still wouldn’t get it!
Author Archives: Ted Block
The ‘Other’ ‘Other Thing’
I felt compelled today to follow up on yesterday’s post with this one word:
This, That and the Other Thing
This: Mike Pence; That: Trader Joe’s; The Other Thing: ‘YO-se-MIGHT,’ er, ‘YO-se-min-NIGHT.’
Today, Around the Block will focus on three things that caught our attention and deserve comment.
Das DHS hat „Geheimdienstberichte“ über Journalisten erstellt, die durchgesickerte Dokumente veröffentlicht haben
“Das Department of Homeland Security hat “Geheimdienstberichte” über die Arbeit…”
Oops, sorry. For a second I lost my head and imagined the I, and all of you, had been transported back to Nazi Germany, ergo the requirement to publish this post in, you know, German.
Hey, here’s an idea – let’s postpone the election!
Trump tweet calls for election delay.
Think about it: the sitting President of the United States, sinking in the polls, facing the prospect of an historic defeat is calling for a delay in the 2020 presidential election allowing him to stay in office INDEFINITELY!
July 28, 2020 – A day that will live in ignominy
Yesterday, July 28, 2020, will go down in history as one of the most consequential and ignominious days in the history of the Trump administration. Why? Because of the appearances and statements of two of the most important figures in that administration, Attorney General William ‘Lower the Bar’ Barr and, the man himself, President Donald John Trump (I)
“Who’s the Dumbest Republican Governor?”
All right folks, it’s time for another edition of “Who’s the Dumbest Republican Governor?”, hosted by a former dumb GOP governor, VP Mike Pence.
Trump: “I may not accept vote results”
Trump’s weekend interview with Chris Wallace was, perhaps, the worst performance of his presidency. Trust me, that’s saying a lot.
But the scariest part is when he wouldn’t commit to accepting the results of the November election.
He’s remarkable – read on to see how I mean by “remarkable.”
Trump’s agents are sweeping peaceful citizens off the streets. This is not America.
Federal law enforcement officers have been using unmarked vehicles to drive around downtown Portland and detain protesters since at least July 14.
Oregon Senator Merkley characterized them as “Federal storm troopers, Trump’s personal paramilitary force” who are “sweeping people off the street with no probable cause.”
Can you say, Gestapo?
‘Around the Block’ channels Rip van Winkle
I have this recurring dream. It is a dream that is not a nightmare. In this dream that is not a nightmare I sleep for four months, awakening just in time for the election. And because it is a dream that is not a nightmare, it has a happy ending.