‘Stable genius’ betrays Kurds, shames America

‘Stable genius’ betrays Kurds, shames America

President Donald J. Trump routinely shows zero loyalty to anything or anyone he can’t use, bully or profit from, but today his epic Narcissism and intellectual impotence are getting people killed. Trump’s snap decision to betray our Kurdish allies in Syria...
Ain’t No Grave can Hold my Body down

Ain’t No Grave can Hold my Body down

“Well, look way down the river, what do you think I see? I see a band of angels and they’re coming after me Ain’t no grave can hold my body down There ain’t no grave can hold my body down.” — Johnny Cash This blog was not composed...
Mafia Donald surrounded by rats

Mafia Donald surrounded by rats

“Your murderers come with smiles, they come as your friends…” — from “Goodfellas.” Like a movie mob boss betrayed by queasy underlings, President Trump is under siege and surrounded by rats. More than anything else, the...
Pelosi has Trump’s number

Pelosi has Trump’s number

From Scranton to Kyiv, mouths and minds are foaming over the transcript of the phone call that may get Donald Trump fired. The president’s ham-handed attempt to lean on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky for help in generating a fake news scandal about...
Goodbye, ‘Harvard Barbie’

Goodbye, ‘Harvard Barbie’

On deadline for the Sunday column, so I’ll be uncharacteristically brief… It has been brought to my attention that some readers are offended by my use of “Harvard Barbie” as a nickname for independent Scranton mayoral candidate Paige Cognetti....