More Trump Administration Dysfunction

Ken AshfordTrump & AdministrationLeave a Comment

Oh no.  What’s stuck in his craw now?  This: WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was on the verge of resigning this past summer amid mounting policy disputes and clashes with the White House, according to multiple senior administration officials who were aware of the situation at the time. The tensions came to a head around the time President … Read More

The Bloody Morning After

Ken AshfordGun ControlLeave a Comment

You know what is the worst thing about today — the first full day after a horrible mass shooting in the United States? [UPDATE – Extremely graphic NSFW disturbing video can be seen here — view at your on risk] The worst thing is that there is nothing to say that hasn’t been said previously in other horrible mass shootings. We … Read More

RIP Tom Petty

Ken AshfordIn PassingLeave a Comment

The shit day continues. Tom Petty died just now after being discovered unconscious, following apparent cardiac arrest.  There was no breathing or brain activity and the decision was made to take him off life support.  He was 66. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers recently completed a summer tour last Monday with three nights at the Hollywood Bowl. The trek marked … Read More

Breaking: More Trump-Russia Contacts

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WaPo: Associates of President Trump and his company have turned over documents to federal investigators that reveal two previously unreported contacts from Russia during the 2016 campaign, according to people familiar with the matter. In one case, Trump’s personal attorney and a business associate exchanged emails weeks before the Republican National Convention about traveling to an economic conference in Russia … Read More

USA Breaks Record For Mass Deaths By Gun Shooting

Ken AshfordCrime, Disasters, Gun ControlLeave a Comment

And here we go again. Politicians will send thoughts and prayers and… My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting. God bless you! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 2, 2017 … right… condolences and sympathies, etc… and then nothing will be done. So here’s what happened. There are now at least … Read More