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Category Archives: Orwellian


According to the New York Times, the Republicans are fearful that they won’t be able to get the numbers to add up to avoid making the tax deform bill subject to the filibuster: President Trump said on Monday that he would oppose any effort to reduce the amount of pretax income that American workers can […]

Grammar lesson

Typing remains painful for me, but I feel I must pound my keyboard, nonetheless, in defense of the English language and its punctuation marks. I refer to the Trumper’s defense of his wiretapping lie, an example of the reporting thereon here: “I think there’s no question that the Obama administration, that there were actions about […]

Alternative facts in the making

You have to hand it to them. When it comes to manufacturing facts, the Republicans have no peers in the real world, and they’re rapidly catching up to the fictional Big Brother. Latest case in point: Vice President Mike Pence will lead a commission to investigate voter registration issues, President Trump said Sunday. In an […]