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The Rant

Published Mar. 11 2018

President Trump and supporters: Chaos may be entertaining, but it is a dangerous way to run a country.

The Rant

Published Mar. 4 2018

We've got 12 aircraft carriers. Trump declared we've wasted $7 billion on recent wars, yet demanded massively increased military spending....

The Rant

Published Feb. 25 2018

Politicians want us to pray for schools, but they won't let us pray in schools.

The Rant

Published Feb. 18 2018

We need to go back to paper ballots. It's the only way to secure our democracy. Doesn't look like Trump's...

The Rant

Published Feb. 11 2018

Even the disinterested and uninformed are beginning to notice the totally negative way the national news portrays everything about Trump.

The Rant

Published Feb. 4 2018

Why do we put up with alleged accusations from unknown sources? Twenty-four-hour news sources; 15 minutes of actual news; and...

The Rant

Published Jan. 28 2018

Trump weighs 239 pounds? Only 20+ pounds off the mark. Excellent cardiac health? Not with an LDL cholesterol level 43...

The Rant

Published Jan. 21 2018

Thanks, Trump. Now the late great George Carlin is down to six words you can't say on TV.

The Rant

Published Jan. 14 2018

By half-time, Trump realized folks came to watch football (not him) and he went home. Perhaps to learn the lyrics...

The Rant

Published Jan. 7 2018

Trump spent 25 percent of days as president golfing. Tweeted during campaign Obama was neglecting the country by spending one...

The Rant

Published Dec. 31 2017

Is it safe to say all you "Resist" Democrats will continue to pay higher taxes to show President Trump how...

The Rant

Published Dec. 24 2017

Hey Democrats, the Good Book says "thou shalt not lie." It is evident that you do not read it.

The Rant

Published Dec. 17 2017

Well done, Alabama.

The Rant

Published Dec. 10 2017

How are Christians and Muslims alike? The majority stay silent while their religion is highjacked by fringe elements.

The Rant

Published Dec. 3 2017

Why would a ceremony honoring the WWII heroism of Native Americans be held in front of a portrait of "Trail...

The Rant

Published Nov. 26 2017

Will the two women who have never been sexually accosted, abused, fondled, etc., by some man please come forward!

The Rant

Published Nov. 19 2017

New word —"Roymoored:" The actions of a dirty old man-child predator who uses the Bible as a booster seat for...

The Rant

Published Nov. 12 2017

A MASS shooting done by a lost soul is a mental health issue (if he's a white Christian).

The Rant

Published Nov. 5 2017

Gun control: If laws worked, there would be no speeders, no robbery, no killing. People don't obey the laws.

The Rant

Published Oct. 29 2017

When do we get to repeal and replace Donald J. Trump?

The Rant

Published Oct. 22 2017

Oh, yes, please, Mr. President, please take an IQ test.

The Rant

Published Oct. 15 2017

Puerto Rico experiences three disasters in one month — Irma, Maria and the Donald.

The Rant

Published Oct. 8 2017

Are injuries sustained from a mass shooting considered a pre-existing condition?