Monday, March 20, 2017

Day 59 Trumpland: Frayed around the Edges

Director of FBI James Comey was the "guest" of Congress today for five and half hours as he testified to possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. The FBI has confirmed a counter intelligence investigation into the Russian attack of our election and possible coordination between Russia and the campaign. The investigation started mid July last year. Moreover, it seems that the Russians release the first round of stolen documents themselves. The documents were difficult to distill and navigate. The second round through Wicki had some sort of intermediary.

Let's make this clear. The president of the United States' campaign is under investigation for colluding with the Russian government. It was so serious, that President Obama, before leaving office, sowed the seeds of proof across 17 agencies to protect the information  from Lil' Donald, whose career is invested in making that information disappear.

To read more: Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Day 52 Trumpland: Fakery

Without proof, Lil' Donald has made an accusation that President Obama wire tapped him at Trump Tower. Lil' Donald surrogates know full well he is full of s***, but their love of their new found prestige, power and paycheck allows them to override any ethical breaches on the part of the man in office. Yet their credibility has likewise become compromised in only a few short weeks.

To read more: Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Day 51 Trumpland: Saturday Night Massacre

Sorry for my online absence. My computer suddenly shut down while I was working and I had to ship it to California for repairs. It's been two weeks, and I posted a few times with my pad, that is, at best difficult. Then I cracked it's screen at work and it only functions with a mouse. Touchscreens are awkward when that happens. Happily, I ordered an expensive Dell this week to get me through. When I receive my computer back, I'll have one for home and one at work.

In the meantime, we've missed a lot. Let's just look at a weekend crisis.

First a little history. (My thanks to AM Joy this morning for info; I'm just providing a synopsis here.) You recall that Lil' Donald fired his acting Attorney General Sally Yates following the travel ban disaster because she refused to enforce it. The media called it The Monday Night Massacre, recalling Watergate and the night of October 20, 1973 when the Attorney General and the Deputy Attorney General resigned in protests. They refused Richard Nixon's order to fire the Special Prosecutor looking into the Watergate break in. Those protests and Nixon's abolishing of the Special Prosecutor's office afterward became known as the Saturday Night Massacre.

To read more: Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Day 44 Trumpland: Disgraceful

President Obama's administration was totally free of scandal. His nickname was no drama Obama. Certainly, he is human and occassionally took the press to task, or grew impatient with ineptitude. Nevertheless, he set the bar for the behavior of a presient that all successors should aspire to. Which make Lil' Donald's recent tweets outragous, disrespectful, and disguesting. Indeed, there is absolutely no shred of proof for Lil' Donald's accusations:

Friday, March 3, 2017

Day 42, O1 Year Trumpland: The Russian Connection

Today Jeff Sessions recused himself of any investigation into the Trump administration. It won't be enough to save himself. Or the Administration.

Lawrence O'Donnell of MSNBC spoke tonight of what a rotten lawyer Jeff Sessions is.

To read more: Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Day 41, 01 Year Trumpland: Bromance

No president has ever faced such wide spread investigations this early in their presidentcy as Lil' Donald. Seven investigations are looking at the link between Lil' Donald and President Putin. One General has already been fired, directly or indirectly, because of Russia. Lil' Donald has filled his cabinet with people connected to Russia. The truth alwasy has a way of leaking out. If you didn't watch Rachel Maddow tie Lil' Donald to Putin on her show last night, by way of Wilber Ross, watch this now:

Annoyed at a reporter about Russia in press briefing, Lil' Donald demanded, "How many times do I have to answer this question?" The answer is, until you tell the truth.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

New blog post....Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order. We Never Win.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Day 36, 01 Year Trumpland: Attacks on the Press

The first amendment has been turned on it's head and manipulated by a man who has been elected president to further his agenda and actually repress free speech. Lil' Donald has declared war on the press. It's going to get ugly, folks.

I'm writing this on Saturday night because I could not bring myself to write it last night. I am aghast at Lil' Donald's behavior.  But then, what do you do with a narcissist.

To read more: Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Day 34 01 Year, Trumpland: Human Rights

Gay rights and trangender rights are human rights. The reason federal courts must protect human rights is that the majority will never protect the minority. Indeed, the majority, especially the Christian right majority, will make human rights illegal.

Case in point. In 1997 Indiana lawmakers revisited this issue by:
Revamping a law that makes furnishing false information on a marriage license a class D felony. Beginning July 1, 2014, a same-sex couple applying for a marriage license in the state of Indiana will be guilty of a Level 6 felony, punishable by 18 months in prison and a $10,000 fine. The new law also makes it a Class B Misdemeanor for a clergyman, judge, mayor, city clerk or town clerk-treasurer to perform a same-sex marriage, punishable by up to 180 days in jail and a fine of up to $1,000. Any clerk who issues a license to a same-sex couple would also be guilty of a Class B Misdemeanor.
Of course it was struck down, but want to know how people like me will loose their marriage?

For more, click here: Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Day 32, 01 Year Trumpland:

As you, dear reader, are likely aware, I have been focused several times this month on the crazy juxtaposition of the right and left wings. We seem to glare across the country at each other, angry, suspicious and frustrated. I started listening to conservatives to find out just what the heck the Trump phenomena was and why they are such true believers. I suspect we'll be having this conversation for quite some time.

I found it reassuring when I saw this twitter posting a few minutes ago. In case you have trouble reading it, the original from Liberal Dream said, "To catch a glimpse inside the demented minds of the lunatic fringe." Professing Prof answered, "Wow. This is total paranoia. These people apparently believe anything Limbaugh or Hannity tells them. And anything they see on Fox State Media."

To read more, click here: Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Day 32, 01 Year, Trumpland: Vicious Attacks

I firmly believe that I have no right to soundly complain in my blog day after day without listening to both sides of issues. I listen to conservative talk radio on the way to and from work, 40 minutes each direction, at various times of day determined only by client schedules. I listen to The Answer, which means I'm subject to talk show hosts like Mike Gallagher and Larry Elder. I have to tell you, it truly underscores the different universes occupied by the right and left ends of politics. This morning Larry Gallagher attacked Greta van Susteren. Having heard her statement last night, I was startled by the talk show's vehemence. Here's what Greta had to say:

To read more, click here: Trumpian Dystopian: A New World Order.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Day 31, 01 Year: Trumpland: It Ain't True

The White House released a briefing today naming all of Lil' Donald's amazing accomplishments in the last 30 days. The people of Trumpland seem to think that if you say it, that makes it so.

Sorry, but just because they say it doesn't make it true.

To read more, click here: Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Day 30, 01 Year: Trumpland: Stuff to Worry About

Holy Cats! I don't even know how to create a cognizant blog about my thoughts today. So let's try a shot gun approach. It's all a mess today. Or maybe I am. Or both. I've also turned into a news junky since the election. So let me share the agony. 

1. Here's the headline: Trump Supporters Rally In Downtown Atlanta With Semi-Automatic Weapons.

Want to read more? Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order

Day 29, 01 Year Trumpland: The Great Divide

The division between those who support Lil' Donald and those who do not tragically continues to widen. Indeed, it's become a chasm. I wish had an answer, but I feel like I might just be screaming into the chasm as well, with only an echo coming back. But I haven't entirely lost hope...but it's not the hope of blindness I observed today. Let's look at the divide...

MSNBC conducted an interview today with a Midwestern man from De Beque, Iowa. This long time Democratic town flipped for Lil' Donald. They asked John, who works in manufacturing and is a Union member, why he voted for Lil' Donald. The voter said he was nearing retirement, thought a businessman would be helpful, their investments haven't gotten a high return. He hopes a "return" to a capitalistic system [when was American not capitalistic?] would boost the value of those investments. Indeed, he voted for Lil' Donald because he is motivated by fear. Even the Russian stories don't change the faith he has in Lil' Donald. He called media exploitative, and he prefers to listen to Lil' Donald instead.

To read more, click here: Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Day 28, 01 Year, Trumpland: Divided We Fall

Rachel Maddow has recapped the threats to the free press a number of times, but I'm going to summerize what she had to say tonight. Please understand, the threat to the free press is real. If you don't want the state sponsored equivalent of RT in Russia, pay attention.

To read more click here: Trumpian Dystopia.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Day 27,01 Year Trumpland: Sound and Fury

Did you hear about today's press conference at the White House? It was the epitome of a sound and fury, signifying nothing.

He got his wish. He got another cover on Time. His response is that this
administration is running like a "fine tuned machine." Snort, I say. 
For more, click here: Trumpian Dystopia.

Day 26, 01 Year, Trumpland: Square Circles

It was a day of square circles in Washington:
  • Lil' Donald blaming the media for the fall of Michael Flynn
  • Lil' Donald changed the narrative of decades of policy toward Israel
  • Lil' Donald answered a question about the anti-Semitism rising in the US by talking about his electoral college victory
All this, in a matter of moments as he stood next to Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu's jaw dropped. The Prime Minister actually finished the answer to the question regarding anti-Semitism. It's just embarrassing. Meanwhile, Jarred Kushner smirked from the front row.

To read more, click here: Trumpian Dystopia.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Day 25, 01 Year: Trumpland: Corruption Continues

Jim Comey (the director of the FBI) was reluctant to allow Sally Yates (the acting Attorney General) to give the information to the White House that Mike Pence had been lied to about General Flynn's phone calls to the Russian ambassador. Comey was worried that the White House would sabotage the FBI investigation.

To read more, continue here: Trumpian Dystopia

Monday, February 13, 2017

Day 24, 01 Year, Trumpland: Miller Time

“First of all, 72 individuals, according to the Center for Immigration Studies, have been implicated in terroristic activity in the United States who hail from those seven nations, point one.” — White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller, interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Feb. 12, 2017

Steven Miller also stated unequivocally that Lil' Donald's authority on the ban "will not be questioned." Too bad, because many of us are. A lot. Stephen Miller has stated there have been 72 individuals implicated. Really?

Read more on Trumpian Dystopia.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Day 23, 01 Year, Trumpland: Trumpian Dinner and a Show

An hour before dinner the call comes. While Lil' Donald polishes his hair, North Korea test fired a ballistic missile which landed in the Sea of Japan. Despite receiving this news, the show must go on. Rather than a private dinner, Lil' Donald takes the Prime Minster of Japan to dinner at Mar-a-Lago. Lil' Donald loves making these grand entrances as patrons with huge checkbooks get a few moments with "THE PRESIDENT".

Read the rest of this blog on Trumpian Dystopia.

Day 22, 01 Year, Trumpland: Going up in Flames

OK, so I have lily white skin and have not previously understood ICE policy or the long history of their role to break up families, arrest illegals, etc before it ever became a news bite. As a matter of fact, the step-brother who has not spoken to me in 18 years was in customs in the drug interdiction unit. It was not specifically his job to deport people (although in the 7 years he served after being in the Army, I have no doubt he did his share). He grew his hair to ass, got multiple tattoos and a bad-ass bike to go undercover to stop drugs from crossing the border. The only other thing I know about it is that he got shot 7 times, the last time by his own agency, and got out due to the corruption.

To read more, click here: Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order

Friday, February 10, 2017

Day 21, 01 Year Trumpland: Corruption

Anyone with a professional license knows the deal. In grad school you begin the process of sitting through long classes on ethics. Even very good teachers struggle to keep the attention of students. So when you get your much coveted professional license, you still sit through at least six hours of an ethics class every two years. Too bad the president, his cabinet, and even Capitol Hill doesn't have the same requirement.

Read more on Trumpian Dystopia

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Day 20, Year 01 Trumpland: Bullying

It enrages me to see a man elected to office make personal attacks via Twitter. If Lil' Donald has an issue with someone, he should be saying to them in person. He's nothing but a bully.

Read the rest on Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Day 20, Year 01 Trumpland: Pass the Super Soaker

Sean Spicer continues to declare the Yemen attack a success, despite reports to the contrary. Indeed, this MSNBC reports states "almost everything went wrong". A Navy Seal died, civilians died, women and children died....

Click here for more: Trumpian Dystopia

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Day 18, 01 Year 01: Trumpland: Working in the Dark

Tonight on MSNBC, Rachel Maddow made the point that rather than allowing the Trump administration suck the life out of us with their belicose words, we would better expend our energy on what they do. I have to say that I have been thinking the same thing. Certainly, keeping up with the actions and consequenes takes more energy than I have.

Con't at Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Day 17, 01 Year Trumpland: Kakistocracy and War

Day 17, 01 Year Trumpland: Kakistocracy and War

I never before heard the word kakisocracy, but since I'm watching yesterday's AM Joy on MSNBC, I'm a day behind the world and maybe you have. For those of us still trying to digest yesterday's news, Acccording to, kakisocracy means Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens. Origin of kakistocracy. Greek kakistos, worst, superlative of kakos, bad; see caco– + –cracy. Please note the root of crazy in this word because our government fits this word. Crazy.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Day 15, 01 Year Trumpland: Rewriting History

I meant to write this last night, but didn't get home till about 9:00 last night from work. Clients in crisis require time and attention. So does a country. We can't afford to look away. We have  conflicting reports of the disaster in Yemen. The Trump administration is falsely characterizing what happened when two American citizens died.

For the rest of this entry, click here: Trumpian Dystopia

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Day 14, 01 Year, Trumpland: Twin Dangers

Today's post on Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order

We have a number of threats looming for our nation. Lil' Donald is a bully who enjoys throwing around the weight of the US. Foreign governments do not find it amusing. Nor do citizens who seem to be targets such as Liberals, women, or the Water Protectors. Indeed, it is increasingly difficult to know what to write about because there's so much.

Lil' Donald threatened to send soldiers to Mexico to take care of drug cartels. Iran is pushing back against Trump. Lil' Donald insulted Australia. The unthinkable has become normal for the new president. But no administration draws lines in the sand doesn't have a plan and the suggested plan for America is dangerous. There's a huge reason that Lil' Donald wants to build up the military. And it's both a foreign and domestic danger.

Con't on: Day 14, 01 Year, Trumpland: Twin Dangers

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trumpian Dystopia: A New World Order

I invite you to my new political blog. As this one expresses far more personal views of life and spirituality, I wanted to separate my political thoughts. Please come find me at:

Trumpian Dystopia

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Day 5, Year 01, Trumpland: Voter Fraud

I'll make this one much shorter.

We have a president who lives by appearances. He is a narcissist who has to look good and insists that his cabinet looks good, too. That's part of the reason Sean Spicer, the press secretary, got so in much trouble Sunday. He was a little disheveled late on a Sunday afternoon, unpacking his office. Probably had removed his suit coat and tie, was trying to organize his papers, books and decorations. In comes Donald, in a fit of pique, because he didn't like the numbers being bantered about. He cannot tolerate being number 2. After an hour or more of arguing with his team, and demanding that Spicer read the press the riot act, like bad kindergartners, Spicer got in trouble again for not being crisp in appearance and evil enough in demeanor.

Donald is angry his approval ratings are so low. He's angry that only 200,000 came to his election on a cold, rainy day. (Although he claims it didn't rain on him....even though some ass said it was blessing of God, I think the heavens wept for the shame we brought on this nation.) And he's especially angry he lost the popular vote. So in Trumpland, 3-5 million votes were fraudulent.

Hillary won 62% of the vote in California. The top election officials, The National Association of Secretaries of State" state they are not aware of any documented cases of voter fraud" (MSNBC). California states unequivocally that their system in accurate. Donald doesn't believe them. Donald thinks we have people living in this country illegally and they are voting. However, studies show that voter fraud is virtually nonexistent.

Go read a few biographies about Donald. He likes to play with numbers. He does not understand scientific proof. He doesn't honor statistically proven facts. He believes he's worth billions, and claims it. He believes his value goes up in the day, he claims it, although nothing statistically changed. However, claiming voter fraud lays the groundwork for Trumpian domination.

Donald has Jeff Sessions, who has a history of voter suppression, as do several other cabinet members. If America and Congress are drawn into "rampant, systemic voter fraud" he can control the vote. He's taken a page from Mr Putin and his planning his reelection.

This is from The Hill:
But Sanders said he thinks Trump is trying to lay the groundwork for Republican governors to pass tougher voting laws. 
"What I fear about that statement, and what is something we should all worry about ... [is that] he is sending a message to every Republican governor in this country to go forward with voter suppression," he said. 
Sanders called voter suppression the "great political and Democratic crisis" that faces the country. 
"My belief is we have got to do everything to kind of make sure that everybody in this country who is legally able to is able to vote," he added. 
Sanders's comments come after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) sidestepped weighing in on Trump's comments Tuesday.
Another day I will discuss the scumbag named Mitchy Boy. Today, know that he is worse than bottom feeder. Back to topic. Note that Spicer denies investigating voter fraud. We all know that will never happen as there isn't any and Trump needs voter fraud to get voter suppression.. They need to make claims that fit their narrative, not disprove it.

In another story, word escaping the insides of Trumpland is shutting down. We won't know what is going on until it is too late. Here's what came out of the EPA today. According to Yahoo News:
The Trump administration has instituted a media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants, part of a broader communications clampdown within the executive branch.

Emails sent to EPA staff since President Donald Trump's inauguration Friday and reviewed by The Associated Press detailed specific prohibitions banning press releases, blog updates or posts to the agency's social media accounts.
Donald has shut down all contracts through the EPA. Obviously so he can start handing out the spoils to his new oligarchy.  The Hill says, " EPA contracts with outside vendors for a wide array of services, from engineering and research science to janitorial supplies."

Day 4, Year 1, Trumpland: Destruction of Lands and Treaties

We of the US have broken faith with our Indian Citizens many times. Here's one example.

On April 29, 1868 we agreed to establish The Standing Rock Sioux Reservation which was originally a part of the Great Sioux Reservation. Originally, that land included the sacred Black Hills, and the "life giving" Missouri River. The Sioux Nation continued to retain off-reservation hunting rights to a much larger area, south to the Republican and Platte Rivers, and east to the Big Horn Mountains.

According to the Sioux Nation website:
Under article 12, no cession of land would be valid unless approved by three-fourths of the adult males. Nevertheless, the Congress unilaterally passed the Act of February 28, 1877 (19 stat. 254), removing the Sacred Black Hills from the Great Sioux Reservation. The United States never obtained the consent of three-fourths of the Sioux, as required in article 12 of the 1868 Treaty. The U.S. Supreme Court concluded that "A more ripe and rank case of dishonorable dealings will never, in all probability, be found in our history."
United States v. Sioux Nation of Indians, 448 U.S. 371, 388 (1980). The Standing Rock Agency was established at Fort Yates in 1873. The Executive Order of March 16, 1875 extended the Reservation's northern boundary to the Cannon Ball River. In the act of March 2, 1889, however, Congress further reduced the Great Sioux Reservation, dividing it into six separate reservations, including the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. (25 stat. 889). 
We have left the people of Standing Rock pretty much alone since 1980 until we decided to route the Dakota Pipeline from the Dakken oil fields in North Dakota through South Dakota and Iowa to Illinois. Originally that pipeline was slated to run through Bismark, North Dakota until is was determined by a bunch of white men in suits that it posed a threat to white water sources, white residential areas, and white roads, white wetlands and white water crossings. Bismark is 91.5% white. The oil has brought jobs, increased wealth and fancy houses to the people of Bismark.

Now we've all reached the same conclusion, right? That it's not okay to pollute white people's waters and land, but the people of the Sioux don't matter? The pipeline was granted an exemption from environmental review. The pipeline would run not on Tribal land, but 10 miles from it, which is nowhere near enough distance to protect Tribal land from a spill. Finally, this happened:
Citing potential effects on the Native tribes, most notably the Standing Rock Sioux, in March and April 2016 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Interior (DOI), and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a formal Environmental Impact Assessment and issue an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
This is Donald Trump having signed the orders to resume the Keystone Pipeline and Dakota Pipeline as quickly as possible:

There's a new heading in the news today about 200 liters of oil spilling from a western Canadian province of Saskatchewan pipeline on Aboriginal lands Friday.

This is touted as a measure to put thousands to work. It is the beginning of reducing regulations that protect air, water and people. It is short sighted. We've seen the damage and we have three record breaking years of heat. There are alternative energies. Matter of fact, we have more oil than we need now, before these pipelines. It is ridiculous to mortgage our children's future for our own selfish purposes. Rephrase. For the glory of one Kleptocrat.

Day 3, Year 1, Trumpland: Alt Facts

"Totally without merit," says Donald Trump.

WTF. He's being sued over the constitutional violation of the emoluments clause. But in Trumpland, facts are "overly dramatic, Chuck."

"Alternative facts are not facts, they are falsehoods." The new word, friends, is alt facts.

Let's talk. Today this came out in the New York Times.

Foreign Payments to Trump Firms Violate Constitution, Suit Will Claim

We just had a president without any kind of scandal. Now we have this. But, he says, it's without merit.

KellyAnn says the tax returns that would demonstrate his financial ties issue was litigated during the election and the voters simply don't care. Not true. Was disputed and they refused to provide his tax returns. And every voter I know, cares. Even the ones who voted for him.

Abortion saves lives. Ironic, but planned parenthood makes alternatives and resources available that prevent abortions. When women choose to have an abortion, it is done safely. Has America forgotten about desperate coat hooks? The cost to women's lives will triple when Planned Parenthood again have their hands tied. Today, a very quiet foreshadowing of the death of women's choice appeared. H.R. 586 currently has no publicly available text, but the title says it all: "To provide that human life shall be deemed to begin with fertilization."

Worse, at the CIA this weekend, amid his self aggrandizing speech, Trump announced we should have kept Iraq's oil.What?! After the president made this statement, Iraqi security officials working with Americans on the ground blowing up ISIS fighters were interviewed (this is from tonight's Rachel Maddow). But the president said we might be there to get our hands on their oil. They said exactly what is expect. "He cannot do it. I would fight the Americans if they come for the oil. He would have to launch a new military front. It would be a new World War."

He just put the kiss of death on cooperation among allies. He has put our troops at risk. Oh, Exxon Rex Tillerson just became Secretary of State. Suspicion of America abounds. Maybe we are trying to steal the resources of other countries. It is now a new US policy. Our people's lives were put at risk today.

BTW. He also packed the first three rows with staff that cheer. CIA people know what those stars mean, and have respect for the room and the solemnity of their duty. Wish the president did.

Folks, we are going to lose free press. Today Sean Spicer took questions at the White House Briefing Room. This is from a Fox Article entitled "Spicer, the New Sheriff, Shakes up the White House Press Room. How Refreshing." Here's part of it:

At his first White House briefing, Trump press secretary Sean Spicer drew nervous tweets from the liberal media for calling on sources outside their comfort zone. He didn’t start with the usual alphabet: AP, ABC, CBS, NBC. He started with the New York Post, whose representative asked him when Trump would start building that wall he promised on the southern border.

CNN media reporter Brian Stelter was wowed: “He's literally AND symbolically going over the heads of the reporters from the biggest newspapers and TV networks.”

Let me point out that Rupert Murdoch owns Fox. And owns the NY Post who got the first question today. It's like the National Inquirer, if you didn't know. Mind, Murdoch is unhappy with current regulations which prevent cross ownership which protects us from being the victim of State Owned Media like Russia. And the Christian weekly magazine called Christian Broadcasting Network got the second question. Rupert Murdoch talks to Mr Trump a reported five times a week. They buddies up after the early stages of the campaign when Murdoch realized Trump could rescind the regulations that prevent him from buying the remaining news sources he doesn't already own.

We now live in a world of alternative facts dictated by fanatic about appearance and wealth. BTW, Trump continues to blame voter fraud for loosing the popular vote today. I'm sure that won't be a problem by the next election as states continue to make ID laws more difficult.

Did I mention election day was retroactively declared the National Day of Patriotic Devotion? Trumpland is the new dystopia.