Reality Check: When An Armada Is Not An Armada

And Doomsday Is Delayed For A Lark

 

We are sending an armada, very powerful. We have submarines, very powerful, far more powerful than the aircraft carrier. We have the best military people on Earth. And I will say this: he (North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jung-un) is doing the wrong

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Reality Check: The Trump Doctrine

Spoiler Alert: There Is None

 

“After listening for 10 minutes, I realized it’s not so easy. I felt pretty strongly that they had a tremendous power [over] North Korea. … But it’s not what you would think.”

– President Donald Trump to the Wall Street Journal, April 12, 2017…

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Reality Check: Will Someone Please Have Sex With Bill O’reilly?

Tales Of Old, Unattractive Perverts & Other Sociological Phenomenon

 

I don’t think Bill did anything wrong.

– President Donald Trump

 

Aside from rodeo clown, hosting a cable news show is about as low as one can sink in show business. Bill O’Reilly is on top of this dung heap. …

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Reality Check: Government Zero

What Transpires When People Who Hate Civics Run Things

Last week, after seven years and over 60 attempts to fashion legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the entirely Republican-controlled federal government failed to do so. Badly. Shamefully. Sadly. This was without question the most devastating political defeat …

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Reality Check: Health Care: Here We Go Again

An Agitated Psalm To The Curse Of Déjà Vu

Somewhere in my sordid past I must have made a spate of grievous errors; terrible miscalculations in both vocation and idle interests. It is the only way to explain my obsession with politics, which started frighteningly early, before sex or drugs …

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Reality Check: More Fun With The Russian Thing

Attorney General Commits Perjury In Expanding Cover-Up

 

“кто-то виноват”

It has now become a weekly thing for an official of this current administration to commit some kind of malfeasance and seemingly every other week for something to emerge that ties the president of the United States to Russian meddling …

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Reality Check: Readers’ Responses

This article should be called what lawyers can teach us about national illusions. (“ALTERNATIVE FACTS” – Issue: 2/4/17) Have you never talked to any, read briefs or heard closing arguments in a trial? We are highly skilled at providing “alternate facts” or perceptions thereof to suit our clients’ needs and …

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Reality Check: Out Like Flynn

Or How To Go From Inauguration To Constitutional Crisis In 25 Days         

This dawning of the Trump Experiment could have gone two ways (since we eliminated “business as usual” from the get-go): surprisingly efficient or horribly wrong. Less than a month in it is careening towards the latter.

A bumpy …

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Reality Check: Sorry…No “Do-Overs”

The President was very clear during the campaign whether it was economic security or national security that he has an agenda that he articulated very clearly to the American people and that it is his job to lay that vision out and that the people who he appoints and nominates…their

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Reality Check: “Alternative Facts”

What The Trump Era Can Teach Us About Our National Illusions    

When world-class political flack, Kellyanne Conway, uttered the gorgeously provocative and spectacularly honest phrase “alternative facts” to defend some nonsense blathered by the White House press secretary at the behest of our paranoid new president on NBC’s Meet The

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