Whopper of the Week, by Penny Smith: 10/23/2019

“We’re building a wall on the border of New Mexico. And we’re building a wall in Colorado, we’re building a beautiful wall, a big one that really works that you can’t get over, you can’t get under and we’re building a wall in Texas. We’re not building a wall in Kansas...

Under the Radar – #2, by Penny Smith

An advisory panel begun while Ryan Zinke headed the Interior Department is recommending that the National Park Service privatize their campgrounds. The Subcommittee on Recreation Enhancement, a delightfully ironic name, suggests we can make our wilderness experience...

Under the Radar – #1, by Penny Smith

September 24, 2019 (missile treaty): Based on an article in the September 23, 2019 issue of The Nation. I doubt many of us go to bed at night worrying about the INF Treaty. If you’re like me, you weren’t really even tuned in to its existence.  The Intermediate-Range...

Whopper of the Week: 10/7/2019, by Penny Smith

“As I have stated strongly before, and just to reiterate, if Turkey does anything that I, in my great and unmatched wisdom, consider to be off limits, I will totally destroy and obliterate the Economy of Turkey (I’ve done before!).”   (Donald Trump, October 7, 2019)...