Republican Family Values in Full Flower

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“Republican National Committee Official Admits to Payoff to Pregnant Playboy Model” (Excerpt) A top GOP fundraiser and prominent backer of President Trump stepped down from his Republican National Committee post Friday after revelations that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen arranged a $1.6 million settlement with a former Playboy model the donor had impregnated. IndieDems Comment: Man, isn’t America lucky that the …

Homelessness Grows, as Does Republican Indifference

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Headline: “Homeless Deaths Surge.” Opioids, extreme weather, soaring housing costs contribute to the spike across the country IndieDems Comment: Our federal government and most of our states governments are controlled by Republicans who slavishly support a president who demeans the military service of John McCain, lies about Obama’s birth place, brags about sexually assaulting women and calls them bimbos, praises …

Are Trumpists behind Little League Plot to Bean Girl Player?

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Headline: Two youth baseball coaches reportedly hatched plan to bean 11-year-old girl IndieDems Comment: Not hard to believe, is it, in an age when the Catholic Church can tolerate for decades a child-molesting culture which allowed sex perverts to prey on children and then the Church hierarchy zealously cover it up; Hollywood moguls can drop their pants and masturbate in …

Trump’s anti-Mueller Tirade Is an Attack on Rule of Law

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Trump blasts Mueller probe as ‘attack on our country’ IndieDems Comment: Trump’s tirade yesterday was a brutal, frontal assault on the Constitution and the rule of law. He came across as a bullying thug, a tin pot third-world dictator threatening to take criminal and extra-legal actions against his democracy-supporting opponents. Every person Trump denounced has acted in strict accordance with …

How Does David Perdue Betray America? Let Us Count the Ways…

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“With the blessing of Republican leaders, the lickspittle wing of the GOP is now firmly in charge. The existence of reckless partisans such as Nunes is hardly surprising. The nearly uniform cowardice among elected Republicans is staggering. One is left wishing that Obamacare covered spine transplants. The Republican-led Congress is now an adjunct of the White House. The White House …

Trumpism Is Normal? Like the Republicans’ Previous Normal, McCarthyism?

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Gary Abernathy, the publisher and editor of the Hillsboro (Ohio) Times-Gazette and a Washington Post columnist, has written another apologia for the Trump Administration. Surely, at this point, it is abundantly clear that any word or deed that makes Trump’s morally and intellectually corrupt Administration the new normal is the equivalent of saying that slavery and segregation were normal. Or …

The New Roseanne: Remember When Saying ‘Martin Luther Coon’ Was Funny?

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The Washington Post on April 4 published an article by Gary Abernathy, “I don’t care if ‘Roseanne’ is pro-Trump. I just hope it’s pro-civility.” In addition to being a Post columnist, Abernathy is publisher and editor of the Hillsboro (Ohio) Times-Gazette. He is a leading apologist for Donald Trump’s corrupt and immoral regime that has abandoned any semblance of regard …

Christians Choose Trump over 10 Commandments, Golden Rule

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America’s religious leaders and their ignorant yahoo followers who are apologists for Trump can dodge and weave all they want, the truth become more apparent every day: they have abandoned God’s Commandments about lies and adultery in order to accommodate Donald Trump’s lies and adultery. Leaders of our mainstream Christian Denominations are proving they are hypocrites and cafeteria Christians. If …

Besides Trump, Evangelical Leaders Face sex Scandals of Their Own

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In an age of Trump and Stormy Daniels, evangelical leaders face sex scandals of their own (Excerpts) As white evangelicals have been some of President Trump’s staunchest defenders, a handful of their leaders find themselves contending with a problem all too familiar to the commander in chief: a sex scandal. At least four leaders in the evangelical movement have been …