Author Archives: btlawren

Kamala Harris is off and running

Sen. Harris picks MLK day to announce her candidacy. Of the declared candidates so far, she is the most formidable. Perhaps Biden and Beto get in, but she has to be considered an early front runner. NY Times mentions that … Continue reading

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Trump foundation shut down

My heart breaks for all the underprivileged children who have been helped by Donald Trump and will now longer benefit from this Foundation. According to the NY Times: Alan Futerfas, a lawyer for the charity, said the foundation had been … Continue reading

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Jared or Jose?

Kushner being considered for Chief of Staff, since pretty much everyone else doesn’t want the job. Two questions- 1. Can he do that from prison? 2. Is Canseco still available? Hey little buddy @realDonaldTrump u need a bash brother for … Continue reading

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Bigotry and intolerance are alive and well in the Texas GOP

From the WSJ: Shahid Shafi was drawn to the Republican tenets of small government and secure borders after growing up under a military dictatorship in Pakistan. Now he is under fire from conservative activists who say he isn’t fit for … Continue reading

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Winston Churchill meet Emma Gonzalez

Emma Gonzalez: If our politicians can’t move beyond half-measures and well meaning prayers, they will need to get out of the way for the Emmas of the world. It may be that the American public doesn’t care about the sex … Continue reading

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Mental Health counseling

Must have missed it when the GOP proposed that what Mohamed Atta and the other 18 9/11 hijackers needed was access to mental health counseling. Apparently that was the solution.

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Oprah, Oprah, Oprah

I’m not saying Oprah will run for President in 2020 but….. Let’s just say that after Trump winning, the idea of Oprah doesn’t seem so outlandish. According to CNN, she’s at least thinking about it. She crushed it with her … Continue reading

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