News Headline:“Why is Trump sending more troops to the Middle East? That’s classified.”
This is something only Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin need to know.
News Headline: “39 percent of Americans can’t name a First Amendment right.”
News Headline: “Nearly a two-thirds of Americans can’t name all three branches of government.”
About 1 million U.S. soldiers and sailors have died in warfare to protect our democracy.
We honor them.
We mourn them.
And we owe them an apology.
News Headline: “Senate panel advances Trump’s Space Force.”
. . . as the Intergalactic Planetary Federation decides in emergency session that the termination of Earth can be put off no longer.
News Headline: “Yes, Trump tariffs are costing billions. No, China isn’t paying.”
And don’t look for Mexico to help.
Still too busy paying for the wall.
News Headline: “An open letter to the pope.”
A recommended closing for any written communication to a pope:
“Prostrate at the feet of Your Holiness and imploring the favor of its apostolic benediction, I have the honor to be, Very Holy Father, with the deepest veneration of Your Holiness, the most humble and most obedient servant and son (daughter).”
Which is why the pope receives so few postcards.
News Headline: “Over 200 climbers summit Everest in a single day.”
News Headline: “Five tons of garbage removed from Mount Everest.”
Add remote and mysterious grandeur to the list of things that aren’t what they used to be.
News Headline: “Trump appeals court order to hand over finance records.”
News Headline: “Trump walks out on Democrats after 3 minutes.”
News Headline: “Trump actions inviting constitutional crisis ahead.”
Think of a thief fleeing cops, turning down an alley and desperately tipping garbage cans in their way as he goes.
This is our constitutional crisis.