Blog - Liberal Resistance

Vova, too small for his shapka?

by Colette Hartwich Editor’s note: Vova is the Russian diminutive of the name Vladimir. A shapka is a brimless fur cap.     The Kremlin midget, Vova, in his psychotic efforts to become a Tsar and revive the Russian Empire may have gone too far. The non-fake facts on which the non-Russian specialists agree –…

Read More

Melania’s Christmas Video

By Chris Madsen How many things does Melania actually have control over now?  How closely is she being watched?  How often does she actually participate in anything? I find it interesting to see her clinching red gloves in the one scene.  There’s a children’s horror story they tell in Russia about how red gloves are…

Read More

No Apostles Allowed

From The Editor’s Desk Thursday, December 6, 2018 This morning my wife pointed out something that I hadn’t noticed. To wit, at George H.W. Bush’s funeral earlier this month, Trump was alone among the attending dignitaries and former presidents not to recite the Apostles’ Creed — or, at least, he doesn’t appear to in the…

Read More

John Kelly Gone

And so the other shoe has dropped. After months of expectation, Trump has announced that Chief of Staff John Kelly will be leaving his position by the end of this year. The Washington Post is reporting that the parting could be disastrous for Trump. Notes the paper, “… the departure of Kelly — a four-star…

Read More

When Will Mueller Drop The Bomb?

By Chris Madsen Unfortunately, Black Friday came and passed and no new significant news came out of the Mueller investigation.  I was really hoping that we could collectively breathe a sigh of relief as a nation knowing this national nightmare was coming to an end. Unless the current Congress decides on a different day and…

Read More

The Passing Decency

From the editor’s desk: Thursday, December 6, 2018 I have been watching the coverage of George H.W. Bush’s funeral, and reading the glowing tributes delivered to the late president by scores of commentators. He is lauded as a genuinely great man …perhaps, indeed, a great president…whose time at the White House benefited America and the…

Read More

Criminalizing Sex On The Web

Just in case you hadn’t noticed it, the Web is getting slowly, but surely purged of sexuality. Last March, for instance, Craigslist had to close down its personals because of a new and surprising law, the “Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act,” or FOSTA. In theory, it is meant to prevent human trafficking. In practice it…

Read More