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’”

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?””