Political Beast: Crossing The Lines With Trump and History

No, no, we aren’t accusing anyone in the Trump administration of crossing any ethical, moral or legal lines here. Not in this particular article, so don’t get too excited. We’re talking about time-lines. What Political Beast would like to do, in the midst of the guns-blazing rhetoric flying around the famous egg-shaped

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SPECIAL: POTUS Trump’s Executive Order 5

On 27 January, 2016, came the “Executive Order: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry to the United States” or, colloquially, the one that started “it” all. In one sense, the public outcry stemming from the order was much ado about nothing. Now, before the effervescent heroes of the broadly-dented left take their gleaming

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Podcast Response to POTUS Trump’s Address to Joint Session of U.S. Congress

POTUS Trump w/his Florida campaign mastermind, Mississippi attorney Mitchell Tyner

In what is far and away our shortest podcast to date, Gabe Coker hosted an episode of his “Political Beast” podcast Tuesday night immediately following President Trump’s first address to a joint session of the United States Congress. He kindly invited me to join him and at 24 minutes nearly on the dot, it’s a quick and easy listen.

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SPECIAL: POTUS Trump’s Executive Orders 3 & 4

San Francisco, California [proud sanctuary city with a future in lost Federal funds{?)]
From 25 January, 2017 is the third Executive Order of President Trump which is largely aimed at State and local (i.e., “Sanctuary Cities”) governments by directing them to, like it or not, enforce existing immigration law. Titled “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States” it very quickly delves into these matters

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SPECIAL: POTUS Trump’s Executive Orders 1 & 2

In a moment of unintended humor, Richard M. Nixon said, “Politics would be a Helluva good business if it weren’t for the g******ed people.” While he likely didn’t realize just how amusing this remark was at the time, even less likely is it that anyone in the room opted to point this out. It was delivered with all the grace of

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Fabriquè en Babylon: Let Us See The Legacy

“Better to have the moves like Jagger than the moves like Jaeger.” – Mike DeViney

In one of his finer moments in repose, Mick Jagger remarked, “Only a madman or an actor would want to be President of The United States.” Well, Sir Michael Philip Jagger, I’ve rambled through many a midnight and ask, “Why not both?”

While I want to be clear that I am not espousing the man, his personality, his party or even the presidency

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Post-Inauguration Podcast: G. Coker & J. DeViney Part Two

“Why?!” the boar bellowed. The answer? “Because I know how to insert an image and thus went in search of one of sufficiently malevolent character and then placed it, inexplicably, at the top of this post.” Bon voyage!

Do you remember the days when ModState was really OCD about every minute detail? Probably not, but I do and that’s what matters per popular opinion polling of the lone ModState staffer currently on duty.

There’ve been all manner of odd things happening lately, but I don’t think “The Clowning” (nor any other

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