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FBI-Mueller Oped Spurs Vitriol Volcano

I am almost ready to abandon all hope of writing articles that are universally loved in Washington. My oped in The Hill, “Golden Boy Robert Mueller’s Forgotten Surveillance Crime Waves,” has spurred more outrage than any piece in a long time.   1500+ commenters on The Hill, Twitter, and Facebook harumphed that I was a despicable traitor, treason weasel, […]

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USA TODAY Letters Expose my Communist Tendencies

USA Today ran letters today thumping my food stamp article (“Donald Trump’s budget slashes government junk food pipeline to the poor“).  Here’s my fav: People on food stamps have ligitimate [sic] needs: Your Say The government paying for people’s food is socialism. However, the government choosing the allowed food to buy with food stamps is […]

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Food Stamp Fury: “Wretched, Regressive Drivel”

OK, so  not everybody liked my story in yesterday’s USA Today (“Donald Trump’s budget slashes government junk food pipeline to the poor“).   It is evoking a passionate response – including  “Wretched, Regressive Drivel,” “heartless out of touch human being,” “a real cesspool,” “vile,” “Shame on USA Today… blatant disinformation,” “libertarian idiot,” “story is filled with […]

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Post-Inaugural Rage & Loathing – My Hot Times in 2005

There have been some screaming matches on Washington-bound flights between people coming for Trump’s inauguration versus the Women’s March  the following day. A dozen years ago, I saw – well, maybe sparked – similar fracases on a flight from Washington to Dallas, Texas, two days after Bush’s second inaugural speech whooped up forcibly spreading freedom […]

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TSA #iHateTheWait Video from Washington Post

Frustrated travelers caught in endless TSA lines are lashing the TSA with an #iHateToWait Twitter tag. The Washington Post created this excellent video on the backlash. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says his agency is “asking the public to have appropriate expectations when they arrive at the airport.” Ya, expect to miss your flight, Chump! […]

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