Will Captain Bone Spurs Save The Children?

Time for our hero to pony up.

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THE NEW REPUBLIC ILLUSTRATION

It was a stormy day in Florida when Lyin’ Donald Trump revealed his hand was actually a powerful iron fist hidden in a tiny velvet glove.

“I really believe I’d run in there even if I didn’t have a weapon,” Trump revealed to assembled governors gathered at the White House to discover what Mr. Trump intended to do about the epidemic of merciless mass killings by madmen armed with legal killing machines. The governors were apparently concerned they might have to do something desperate like calling for legislation, but lucked out when an idiot started explaining to them why guns are good for schools.

It was only after the entire education system of the United States had come under attack from those pesky guys with guns that the man in the White House who everybody thought was a candy-ass revealed he would have braved automatic weapons…

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Does he or doesn’t he? Only his hairdresser knows for sure

Mo Gov Linked To Lurid Secret Photo of Naked Lady X in Alleged Black Mail Scheme.

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Brother Eric Greitens, the Honorable Governor of Missouri, the quintessential modern Republican manly man, is sucking wind.

Elected in November 2016, the 43-year old is often portrayed as a handsome, dynamic, patriot, Rhodes scholar, war hero, Navy SEAL, and since last Thursday, an indicted man, accused of a felony for taking pictures while diddling his personal hairdresser.

During one tryst, a blindfolded Lady X claims Greitens told her: “You’re never going to mention my name, otherwise, there will be pictures everywhere.”

That portrayal is not exactly like the father of two who humbly sells himself as a man of the people, a man for Missouri families, a man for gun rights, for farmers . . . and hairdressers.

A St. Louis grand jury says Greitens photographed the unidentified woman in a “state of full or partial nudity without her “knowledge and consent.” Greitens allegedly wielded his camera “in a place…

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So many are leaving Trump that it’s hard to keep track

Free life jackets n needed for sinking ship.

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Psycho Donald Trump’s Oval Office administration has watched 37 of its members get fired or be forced to resign in just over a year.

That’s more turnover than “The Apprentice,” his unreality teevee show. Quite literally, in fact, according to a Washington newspaper count. Trump’s television show would lose 15 people a season. The Oval Office circus isn’t even a half season old.

David Sorensen, a member of the Trump administration’s speechwriting team, is the latest to resign after being accused of domestic abuse by his two ex-wives. He claims HE was the victim — but then resigned because he is innocent. Huh?

A few days ago, Rob Porter, White House staff secretary, resigned after photos and a story detailing his domestic violence against two ex-wives. Both women said they informed the FBI of their allegations in January 2017 while being interviewed by agents as part of Porter’s security clearance review.

Porter…

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‘A chicken in every pot’ is so passé. How about, ‘A tank in every parade?’

When is enough enough?

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Thirteenth Century England’s King Henry IV is credited with saying, “I want there to be no peasant in my kingdom so poor that he is unable to have a chicken in his pot every Sunday. Sadly, Henry was unable to “overcome the fiscal and administrative weaknesses that contributed to the eventual downfall” of his 14-year reign, reports The Encyclopædia Britannica.

Years later and across the pond, President Herbert Hoover, father of the 1929 Great Depression, campaigned on a 1928 promise that Americans would have “a chicken in every pot and a car in every garage.” By 1930, 11 million unemployed adult Americans — a quarter of the population — not only didn’t have the chicken, but were often sleeping in abandoned garages to escape the weather. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century.

This year, King Nincompoop the First and his cabal of stooges…

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Endless War in Afghanistan Promises More Of the Same

never ending war

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A British-Indian force attacks the Ghazni fort during the First Afghan War, 1839.

On New Year’s Day 2018, U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Mihail Golin died of injuries sustained from enemy small arms fire while on patrol in the Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, an Islamic State stronghold close to the Pakistani border. He was the first American soldier killed in the 17th year of the Afghan war.

MIHAIL GOLIN

The 34-year old career soldier died in pursuit of the latest “new” strategy to subdue the so-called graveyard of empires that has fiercely resisted foreign occupation for 3,000 years. The gateway between Asia and Europe was conquered by Darius I of Babylonia circa 500 B.C., and by Alexander the Great of Macedonia in 329 B.C. Since then, it has battled just about every empire to come down the pike. Sometimes it won, sometimes it lost, but it has never been put down…

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