Politics

Full Circle

By Stump Connolly

When it comes to the latest Russian hack into sensitive government computer systems, I guess we can say it probably wasn’t a 400-pound guy sitting on his bed in New Jersey. MORE...

L-O-S-E-R

By Stump Connolly

Let’s try this again. Donald Trump lost the 2020 election to Joe Biden. Decisively. By a wide margin. In a free and fair election. MORE...

One for the Road

By Stump Connolly

He botched the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, got snookered by Kim Jong Un in Korea, pissed off our European allies, started a trade war with China, and cut ties with the World Health Organization in the middle of a pandemic.

You’d think that would be enough for a one term president, but Donald Trump hasn’t really made his mark on American foreign policy. He hasn’t started a war – yet. MORE...

Biden Masks

By Stump Connolly

On the Saturday Joe Biden was declared the winner of the November election, my neighbors gathered outside on the sidewalk celebrating, as they usually do, with a cocktail. MORE...

The Big Kahuna of Lies

By Stump Connolly

If Donald Trump is so anxious to get to court, all he has to do is step out of the White House on January 21, and there will be a line of process servers waiting for him. MORE...

See You in Court

By Stump Connolly

The denouement of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign came fittingly in the Four Seasons Total Landscaping parking lot outside Philadelphia, between a crematorium and an adult bookstore, in the same hour the TV networks proclaimed Joe Biden the winner. Thus making Donald Trump the loser. MORE...

Never in Doubt

By Stump Connolly

I barely had time to get the Maalox down my throat on Election Night before it came vomiting up the next morning in a deluge of mail-in ballots. Overnight, President Trump’s lead in Wisconsin, Michigan, Arizona and Nevada vanished, and it appeared Joe Biden would have enough votes in the Electoral College to win the presidency, 270 to 268. But they were still counting. MORE...

BOOK REVIEW: The Room Where It Happened

By Stump Connolly

While the book world titters over Mary Trump’s “Too Much and Never Enough,” about her Uncle Donald, I’ve been spending my time in John Bolton’s memoir of his tenure as President Trump’s National Security Advisor. MORE...

The Russian Connection

By Stump Connolly

I’m going to go out on a limb here and surmise that the connection between the Trump campaign and the Russians was Donald Trump himself.

He had the means, the motive and the opportunity to contact the Russians in the last election –– and he’s the only one in the campaign with the chutzpah to do it. MORE...

Watch Out For That Flying Bag of Dope

By Stump Connolly

Now that we’ve put health care to bed – for the time being – we can get back to a more pressing issue facing America: How to build that Mexican Wall. MORE...