AVENATTI: THERE’S MORE?????

Just when you thought there couldn’t be anything more on sleazeball lawyer-to-the-(porn)-stars, michael avenatti… …we have this, from Bradford Betz’s article at foxnews.com: On Wednesday, the 47-year-old lawyer reached a divorce settlement with his estranged wife that will require him to hand over thousands of dollars and other assets for liquidation, according to court...

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ATTORNEY GENERAL WILLIAM BARR (ROUND 2)?

It is being widely reported that William Barr, who served as Attorney General under George H.W. Bush, is a front-runner to succeed Jeff Sessions as Attorney General under President Trump. I hope so.  Because I doubt he could make a better choice. Barr – certainly a Republican partisan – is also a highly accomplished, highly ethical man, who, from what I’ve read, is respected on...

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TUCKER CARLSON UNLOADS ON PRESIDENT TRUMP

Tucker Carlson, a hardline political conservative, is a highly successful prime time host for Fox News Channel. Mr. Carlson strongly supports much of what President Trump has promised to accomplish.  But he is very unhappy about Mr. Trump’s inability to accomplish several of his major promises – and highly critical of Mr. Trump for what he perceives as the reasons why. The following...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today’s quote comes to us from someone who, based on her performance so far, promises to be an ongoing treasure trove of material for this series:  soon-to-be congressperson Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Today we have Ms. Ocasio-Cortez expostulating on the meaning of renewable energy: “As a matter of fact, it’s not just possible that we will create jobs and economic activity by...

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SO HOW IS THAT “EVENING WITH THE CLINTONS’ TOUR MAKING OUT?

As you may be aware, Bill and Hillary Clinton have – or, I should say, had – a 13-date tour scheduled during which, in venues of varying sizes, they would sit in front of an audience and chat about their lives, their future, whatever. Here is the original schedle: Nov. 18 – Las Vegas – Park Theater  Nov. 27 – Toronto – Scotiabank Arena Nov. 28 – Montreal – Bell...

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INVESTIGATING PODESTA? BETTER (TWO YEARS) LATE THAN NEVER?

According to Gregg Re’s article at foxnews.com, there is going to be an investigation of, among others, Tony Podesta’s involvement in collusion with a foreign government? From Michal Kranz’s article…of October 31, 2017…published by businessinsider.com, we have this: Tony Podesta, who stepped down from his position as the head of the lobbying firm the Podesta Group...

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THE PHANTOM NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE ABOUT THE PHANTOM CHEROKEE

Question:  how is it possible to write an entire article about the DNA test Senator Elizabeth Warren had done to “prove” her claims of native american heritage – specifically the Cherokee and Delaware tribes – without mentioning that the test did not check to see if she had Cherokee or Delaware ancestry? Answer:  read Astead W. Herndon’s article in today’s...

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QUICK QUIZ: WHO SAID THIS?

First the statement: “These people are coming in violently, unrespectfully, not as good law-abiding citizen and that is what hurt us …It’s not all of them but yes a lot of them are not really nice people who want to work, who want to integrate into our economy, they are just troublemakers.” “A lot of them are not really nice people, they’re troublemakers.” Now the quiz. Who said...

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GEORGE BUSH’S FUNERAL

Today is President George H. W. Bush’s funeral. It is also another day of honoring and memorializing a truly amazing man who, throughout his life of productive, successful service to others, maintained a level of decency and honor that, by comparison, puts most people – certainly most politicians – to shame. And another day of hagiographic insincerity from the same mainstream...

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JOY BEHAR’S THREAT

Poor joy behar. Every morning, on ABC’s “The View”, she – along with Sunny Hostin and Whoopi Goldberg – rants out her hardline left-wing opinions, to the enthusiastic cheers of a studio audience which loves them (why else would they come to this show?). But, yesterday, Megan McCain, John McCain’s daughter, who endures being the one alternative to The...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Mazie Hirono is the just re-elected United States Senator from Hawaii. You might recall one of her more famous quotes of this past year, made during the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, after some people dared to question the honesty of his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford: “I just want to say to the men in this country, just shut up and step up. Do the right thing for a...

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THE FLYNN RECOMMENDATION

General Michael Flynn did not lie when interviewed by the FBI.  Even the FBI said as much. But, after publicly humiliating Flynn and bankrupting him with legal fees, mueller and his all-Democrat staff, led by a legal thug named andrew weissmann with a history of destroying people’s lives, he caved in and pled guilty to one count of perjury anyway. Not about collusion between the Trump...

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A TERRIFIC AFTERNOON/NIGHT WITH MY WIFE

Apropos of nothing political, but everything worthwhile to me… My wife and I went this afternoon to see The Green Book” – which is sort of “Driving Miss Daisy” in reverse (White driver, Black passenger, both of whom learn from each other), with Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali both giving academy award-worthy performances. Afterwards, to Sam’s Club for a few...

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AS THE OTHER CANDIDATES BREATHE A SIGH OF RELIEF…

…michael avenatti has announced that he is no longer intending to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. Some Paul Crookston’s article at freebeacon.com, we have this: Michael Avenatti, attorney for adult-film actress Stormy Daniels’ and a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, announced Tuesday his family had talked him out of running for president. In...

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REAL RACISM (CONT.)

It has been a while since the last installment of our Real Racism series – not because there isn’t plenty of it, but because so many other things are going on. This incident, however, is worth noting. From Elisha Feldstadt and Tim Stelloh’s article for NBC News-Minneapolist: The ranking officer of a Minneapolis police precinct was removed from his post Monday after an image of...

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