Saturday, July 15, 2017

This Week in Trumpland July 15, 2017

THIS WEEK IN TRUMPLAND, a sixty second primer on the path to Armageddon: “moron poker” edition

In the latest draft of a health care bill that would deny coverage to millions of Americans, the Senate specifically includes language exempting themselves from the draconian portions of the bill
Trump states that the Mexican wall must be transparent so that Americans are not hit on the head by the large sacks of drugs that Mexicans will throw over it
Caught colluding with the Russians to influence the election, Donald Trump Jr. defends his actions by saying the information wasn't what he had hoped it would be
After initially listing on his security clearance disclosure form that he had zero foreign contacts, Jared Kushner amended the form to add more than one hundred names, but still omitted the Russian attorney and Russian lobbyist with whom he and Donald Trump Jr. colluded
The battle over the Trump Muslim ban continues as a Hawaii appellate court expands the list of exemptions to the ban
In a telling, unprecedented move for a first term sitting Vice President, Mike Pence launches a PAC to raise money for himself
A high ranking official from the Department of Education draws fire for stating that 90% of college sexual assault cases are the victim’s fault
An iceberg four times the size of London breaks off from the Antarctica ice shelf in yet another example of the Chinese global warming hoax
To honor Bastille Day as only he knows how, Trump hits on French First Lady Brigitte Macron in full view of the world press, his own wife, and French President Emmanuel Macron

Saturday, July 8, 2017

This Week in Trumpland July 8, 2017

THIS WEEK IN TRUMPLAND, a sixty second primer on the path to Armageddon: “weaker by the minute” edition

A new Politico/Morning Consult poll shows that 60% of Americans actually support Trump’s travel ban
Missouri passes a law dropping the minimum hourly wage from a poverty level $10 per hour to an even worse $7.70 per hour
In a move certain to be cheered by Trump University, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos freezes existing DOE rules that erase student loans for borrowers cheated by the fraudulent acts of predatory colleges
Forty-Four states reject Trump “voter fraud” panel’s request for voter information, saying it’s a thinly veiled voter suppression ruse
Trump tweets a video showing him violently attacking a man with the CNN logo juxtaposed over his face
After Dow Chemical donates $1 million dollars to Trump, EPA chief Scott Pruitt attempts to delay implementation of Obama era EPA regulations on oil and gas operations
Government ethics chief Walter Shaub resigns following repeated fights with the Trump administration over their conflicts of interest
Ivanka Trump takes POTUS’ place at G20 leaders table, sitting next to the British Prime Minister and the Chinese President
In a European speech, Trump states that “the fundamental question of our time is whether the West has the will to survive”, though most of the world thinks the fundamental question of our time is whether the world can survive Trump
In no apparent connection to Trump, a rock formation tourist attraction in Norway that is shaped like a penis is knocked down by vandals

Saturday, July 1, 2017

This Week in Trumpland 7/1/2017

THIS WEEK IN TRUMPLAND, a sixty second primer on the path to Armageddon: “winter is coming” edition

The Supreme Court partially upholds the Muslim ban, a frightening sign that not even the judiciary will save us from Trump
The White House bars cameras from the daily press briefing
At an event with the Indian Prime Minister, Trump proclaims U.S. and India are believers in public accountability, and then bans all questions from the press
In full view of the world, Trump pauses a diplomatic call to tell a reporter she has a “nice smile”
In one of his most sexist attacks yet, Trump tweets that he denied entry at Mar-a-Lago to “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brezinski because she was ”bleeding badly from a face lift”
As Trump continues to demean women, White House Special Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, a self proclaimed advocate of female empowerment and women's rights, says she “tries to stay out of politics”
In a small respite for America, Republicans head home for July Fourth weekend without a passable health plan
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell warns Republican Senators that if their draconian health care bill dies in the Senate, they will be forced to work together with their Democratic counterparts
Trump suggests that Republicans repeal ObamaCare anyway, even if they cannot replace it
Trump election panel asks every state for their voting roll data, including individual voting histories for the past ten years
The Washington Post, which is owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, exposes fake issues of Time magazine with Trump on the cover hanging at some of Trump’s golf clubs