BREAKING NEWS: Local Man Determines Yelling at T.V. Ineffective at Helping Rangers Win

Following last night’s 3-0 loss to the Islanders, Astoria resident Richard Ames conceded that his well-practiced strategy of yelling instructions to the Rangers at key moments of games was no longer working.... Read more »

Daily Intelligence Briefings – the audio book

Before Trump, presidents were relatively intelligent and enjoyed knowledge. Every day they would be given a personal copy of the written intelligence report known as the PDB, a highly classified summary prepared before dawn... Read more »

Todd Gitlin’s Gibberish in the White House

Gibberish Is the White House’s New Normal  – The bad art of the non sequitur. Once upon a time, there were presidents for whom English seemed their native language. Barack Obama most recently.... Read more »

Todd Gitlin’s Management of Unleashed Insanity

The Management of Unleashed Insanity Trump perfects the role of Propagandist-in-Chief. BY TODD GITLIN | MARCH 16, 2017 The Management of Unleashed Insanity President Richard Nixon during a campaign rally at Madison... Read more »

Todd Gitlin’s Bad Trump, Good Trump​

Bad Trump, Good Trump​ March 1, 2017 by Todd Gitlin This post first appeared on It seems that all Donald Trump must do to win friends and influence people — some... Read more »

TPV’s Response to Yesterday

“This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” ― Leonard Bernstein Received from a reader, who added: It works for writing &... Read more »

Donald’s Gut Makes Decisions

Mr. Trump will announce his vice-presidential selection soon, the New York Times informs its readers. Mr Trump’s decision will be surprising but not really. Mr. Trump’s decision will not be based on his... Read more »

We Ain’t Family

John Boehner, House Speaker, Will Resign From Congress, read Marquel, TPVs NYTimes Speakers, Red Blooded, Non Bluetooth  Section correspondent. The move reduced the chance of a government shutdown, because Mr. Boehner is... Read more »

Hillary Clinton Tells the FBI She Is Innocent of Typing

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s lawyer has given the Federal Bureau of Investigation Clinton‘s private email server and a thumb drive of work-related emails from her tenure as secretary of state. Asked... Read more »

Here We Go Again

Marquel, TPVs NYTimes That’s Where I Hail From Section correspondent, was sleeping and snoring, when a fly woke him up, and he read “In Kenya, Obama Hails Africa’s Growth and Potential.” Marquel... Read more »

Hill’s Makeover or Trump’s Combover? That Is a Question

Marquel, TPVs NYTimes Combover Section correspondent, was tanning his toes, when he read Donald Trump, Pushing Someone Rich, Offers Himself. Marquel celebrated Trump’s entry into the Republican presidential primaries because, in Marquel estimation,... Read more »

North Carolina – You’re Never on My Mind

North Carolina Allows Officials to Refuse to Perform Gay Marriages, read Marquel, TPVs NYTimes Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide Section correspondent. Marquel was lost in thought reading the new Carolina law, a... Read more »

When No Should Mean Yes

Marquel, TPVs NYTimes Pants On Fire Section correspondent, was  wiping the mustard off his mustache when he read that someone at The Times finally heard that Netanyahu Says No to Statehood for... Read more »

Alien Love

[embedyt][/embedyt]Recent developments from India indicate that the Hindus are catching up with Muslims in the stupidity contest. Not only India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) elected representative has launched a campaign to... Read more »