FairAndUNbalanced's podcast

Coincidence happens. A private financial deal can occur with a change in policy. By now, it should be impossible for anyone not captured by wishful thinking to believe that these abrupt changes in direction just happen to flow along the Trump money trail.

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Direct download: Coincidence_and_ZTE.mp3
Category:Political Corruption -- posted at: 8:52pm EDT

One clue to Trump cruelty - his willingness to attack combat heroes, grieving widows, gold star families, and others - can be found in his curiously mystified befuddlement at simple humor.

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Direct download: The_Hilarious_Mr._Trump.mp3
Category:Politics and Humor -- posted at: 12:23am EDT

The root cause of the political death spiral that afflicts the Republican Party has been blamed on Trump, Nixon, and a host of minor players. We have overlooked a hidden player that has only been with us for 30 years.

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Direct download: Political_Rising_Tide_and_a_Sinking_Republican_Continent.mp3
Category:Political News -- posted at: 1:22am EDT

There is a deep seated human need to discover justice, to see good rewarded, to see evil punished.

This administration has turned that on its head. We see the worst acts rewarded. Virtue is a hanging offense.

Scott Pruitt is a case in point.

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Direct download: Hang_em_High.mp3
Category:Scandal and Politics -- posted at: 2:10am EDT

They appear as polar opposites.

Mr. Comey is truthful, Mr. Trump dwells in alternate facts. Mr. Comey is low key, Mr. Trump bluster itself, Mr. Comey avoids personally denigrating others.

Yet, in one respect, they are frighteningly similar.

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Direct download: Why_James_Comey_Is_and_Isnt_Donald_Trump.mp3
Category:Scandal and Politics -- posted at: 10:59pm EDT

True conservatives, the heartless ideological sort, are mistakenly attacking the Special Counsel.

They can make their wildest dreams come true, if they ignore the dyspeptic Mr. Trump and force Mueller to go much farther than he wants to go.

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Direct download: Trumps_Mueller_Meltdown.mp3
Category:Scandal and Politics -- posted at: 12:39am EDT

We have entered a world we did not envision.

Gangsters endanger those who enforce laws, mobsters take over governments, and criminals take away the pensions of those who investigate them.

Pac-Man tactics have become a way of life.

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Direct download: Trump_Putin_and_the_PacMan_Ploy.mp3
Category:Crime and Government -- posted at: 12:37am EDT

As with other tragedies, victims speak out, some with specific safety proposals. As with other tragedies, anonymous internet trolls ignore proposals and attack victims themselves, joined by a few public figures.

But this time, something is different.

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Direct download: Shut_Up_and_Dribble_-_Efforts_to_Silence_Parkland_Students.mp3
Category:Policy, Guns, NRA -- posted at: 11:56pm EDT

Each clumsy firing was a joke, an example of ghastly humor, an exercise in executive cowardice.

The chaos, the anxiety, the tension have become too familiar.

The pattern is no longer funny.

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Direct download: The_Fading_Humor_of_Presidential_Pathos.mp3
Category:Executive Chaos -- posted at: 11:55pm EDT

Political advocates have always twisted facts, tossed in irrelevant prejudices to muddy rhetorical waters.

But now some on the right go way past that, inventing alternate facts out of thin air.

One nationally known personality becomes a case study.

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Direct download: Pulp_Fictional_Republican_Arguments.mp3
Category:Politics and Dishonesty -- posted at: 11:28pm EDT