Step Right Up: Your Jew Free Holocaust

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“An Incredibly Inclusive Group” Today’s news may be dominated by Trump’s bungled attempt to institute a religiously based ban on Muslims entering the US, but as New York Magazine (NYM) points out, the White House offered up a  “Jew-less Holocaust Remembrance” on Friday, a nice bit of airbrushing. Perhaps the team over at the White […]

IAFF in Court

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“Wants This Case Over With!” Yesterday, the 27th, was the first appearance in DC Superior court in the matter of Gorman v Schaitberger wherein Pete Gorman, former IAFF Chief of Staff and longtime IAFF leader and member, alleges that Schaitberger fired him in retaliation for his bringing to light concerns about possible discriminatory hiring practices […]

Leadership: Department of Procedures

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Comey Freelances Last year, the FBI conducted investigations into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server when she was Secretary of State which broadened into a related review of emails found on a device owned by Anthony Weiner, serial sexter and all-around douche bag. In both cases, Comey defied FBI investigative procedure when he […]

IAFF & the Jews: Mr. Alan Writes In

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“-Level 1 Antisemite: Wants a “Jew lawyer” because they’re devilish, making them good attorneys.  -Level 2 Antisemite: Doesn’t want a “Jew lawyer” because, even if their devilish ways make them good attorneys, they can’t be trusted.  -Level 3 Antisemite: Willing to dismiss good Aryan blooded attorneys because their names make it *possible* they’re devilish Jew […]

Trump, Delegitimized

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Chickens Home to Roost President Trump spent years working to delegitimize President Obama by claiming that he was not a US citizen. In fact, it was not until September of 2016 that he finally, and in a half-hearted manner, admitted he was wrong. By spreading such completely unsubstantiated lies, Trump the private citizen weakened our […]

Inauguration: The Left Wing Militia

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On Inauguration Day my friend Tom O’Donnell invited me down to watch the festivities (and to be very well fed doing it) at the University of Texas LBJ Center in Washington, which is a few blocks from the White House. Weather-wise it was a bleak day here, cloudy and chilly with periods of rain but […]

IAFF Legal: “Jewish Sounding Names”

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Fairness Pete Gorman’s legal case against Harold Schaitberger centers on the action the former chief of staff took to ensure that hiring at the IAFF was fair and non-discriminatory. In his complaint, Gorman states that Jim Lee, former chief operating officer and right hand man to then General Secretary-Treasurer Tom Miller, referred to Miller as […]

Afghaniscam: Send in the Marines?

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Abdul Ali Shamsi, a brave young Afghan, who was also serving as deputy governor in the Taliban-laced Kandahar Province, was killed along with ten other people when explosives detonated inside a supposedly secure guest house during a reception for visiting Arab dignitaries. Here is how the NYT describes the remainder of […]

History: My, Don’t You Look Nice

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The Trump Effect It would be a rare president, indeed, who, when leaving office, wasn’t at least a bit concerned about their legacy. Our collective view of past presidents is constantly changing and the line-up, best to worst, can see some swap outs. A few years ago, Jon Meacham wrote a well received biography of […]

Warming to the Donald

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The Great Uniter Am I beginning to like the Donald as his true role emerges?  The other day he said of Congressman John Lewis of Georgia, the legendary civil rights Freedom Rider, “All talk, talk, talk — no action or results.” Lewis, a very young and brave man of conviction during the famous rides through […]

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