Category: Casual Observations

Casual Observation

You know, I think there should be a big penalty and more shame involved for those responsible for enacting legislation that is subsequently ruled to be unconstitutional: A federal appeals court has ruled that an Indiana abortion law signed by…

Casual Observation

It’s true. One lesson from the 2013 government shutdown is that no one really remembered it when it came time to vote in the 2014 midterms. It might have even helped the Republicans by satisfying their base that they were…

Troubleshooting Thread

Since my Booman Tribune site has been rendered unusable by a series of malicious attacks, this is a thread for discussing here what we can’t discuss there.  If you can log in with your Booman credentials, please do that. Otherwise,…

Casual Observation

Trump will now try to destroy the American health care system. 3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down. As I said from the beginning, let ObamaCare implode, then deal. Watch! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 28,…

Casual Observation

This will get much worse before it peters out and goes away: Some groups like the Proud Boys have initiation rituals that include violent hazing and require an oath of fealty to Western culture. Their followers thrive on hyper-masculinity and…

Casual Observation

And people wonder why Joe Biden wants to take this guy behind the gym: In the fall of 1996, a charity called the Association to Benefit Children held a ribbon-cutting in Manhattan for a new nursery school serving children with AIDS. The…

Nice Knowing You, Manafort

On the occasion of Paul Manafort resigning from the Trump campaign amid revelations that he violated federal law by failing to disclose lobbying on behalf of a foreign client, let’s have some music.

Make Him Pay

Mexican hater, Judge Gonzalo Curiel has declined to throw out the case against Trump University. It was kind of a textbook case of a fraudster not being allowed to weasel out of accountability by paying high price lawyers and attacking…

Be Quiet a Minute

I am having a hard enough time stomaching the news out of Orlando. I don’t have any tolerance for digesting the nonsense of Roger Stone or the politicization of the tragedy by Donald Trump. You’ll just have to excuse me,…