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Trump’s toilets get a good plunging…

There’s been a lot of news lately… and so much I could tackle on this blog. It probably comes as no surprise that I am delighted that Donald Trump’s home has been invaded by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, otherwise known as the FBI. It’s about time that Trump got a reminder that he’s not above the law, and there is no doubt in my mind that Trump has done a lot of illegal things. Things, I might add, that he once accused Hillary Clinton of doing. I read Trump’s whiny lament about how his “beautiful home” was under siege by the FBI, who were looking for documents that he allegedly absconded with from the White House.

There were photos that surfaced with pictures of toilets with torn up pieces of paper in them. Trump, it was said, has had a habit of flushing papers down toilets, causing the plumbing to back up. My guess is that he does it because the papers have some shit on them that can land him in legal hot water. What better place for shit than a toilet? In any case, the FBI was looking for something that they must have known he had… because as we’ve seen in other federal cases, the feds don’t play. They didn’t play around with Josh Duggar, and they certainly wouldn’t with Trump. Being wrong about him would have much higher stakes. I have my doubts that they would have raided a former president’s home if they weren’t certain that they knew what they’d find there. And, of course, they weren’t going to wait for an invitation or announce their visit. Why would they? But Trump is whinging about that, too.

I’m looking forward to hearing what was found during this search. It’s my guess that in spite of all the complaining Trump supporters are delivering right now, the upper level Republicans welcome the investigation. Because I think those who have devoted their lives to politics would rather not see Trump trying to be president again. A lot of them would like to be president themselves, or they would prefer someone who is easier to influence and control. Trump doesn’t listen to others, and he doesn’t take orders or direction. Some people find that refreshing and admirable; others think it’s dangerous. I wouldn’t necessarily assume that those in the Republican Party who dislike Trump are any better than he is, either.

Trump wants donations to “fight” the so-called witch hunt… How ridiculous.

Of course, plenty of moronic white supremacist types are issuing threats of violence online, as well as in person. It grieves me to see these folks emboldened by Trump, especially since I know that he doesn’t care about them at all. Once they no longer are of any use to Trump, they will be discarded. Some of them will be humiliated by that, but I suspect others will turn on Trump. He’ll probably have an ugly end. But, for now, there are creepy Trumpers out there who are making threats and calling for violence against Attorney General Merrick Garland. On the other hand, lots of Trump supporters have nothing to say, and aren’t doing anything at all. See the above video.

Hmm… this doesn’t look good.

Count me among those who think it’s a good thing that Trump is still not above the law. I hope the long arm of it comes crashing down on him as soon as possible.

In other news…

I sort of paid attention to the news regarding the trio of Georgia men who are responsible for killing Ahmaud Arbery in 2020. Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. all had their days in federal court this week. Both McMichaels got additional life terms in federal prison, while Bryan got a 35 year sentence. They won’t see the light of day as free men again, and they have to do their state time first, which means there’s a good chance they’ll come to harm. I love that it was a woman, U.S. District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood, who handed down their fates.


I don’t have a lot to say about this, other than I think it’s good that they’re going to be locked up from now on. I’m not a big fan of prison, but I do think it’s the right place for violent racists who take the law into their own hands. On an additional note, I can’t help but notice that every time Bryan is photographed, he looks like he’s about to burst into tears. I’ll bet he wishes he had stayed out of his neighbors’ business and just called the cops or something. Now, he’s going to be hating the rest of his life. I have never not seen Bryan look like he’s just miserable, though. And rightfully so. Too bad… so sad. /sarcasm

Well, I don’t have much else on my mind today. I think I’m just overwhelmed by all the stuff in the news. But I did want to write a post for those who are paying attention to this blog. I’m just sitting here in Germany, wishing for cooler weather. I actually watered the grass yesterday, because I felt sorry for it. It’s all dried out and brown. I know how it feels.


13 thoughts on “Trump’s toilets get a good plunging…

  1. I’m perfectly amenable to the idea that these idiots won’t see the light of day, though I deplore the state of our prisons. I have a problem with incarceration being about the fear or actuality of being tortured or killed by obe’s fellow inmates.

      • They belong in prison — permanently — but I don’t totally go along with Ahmaud’s mother’s insistence that they not spend time in federal prison because federal penitentiaries are too cushy. I honestly believe she wants them to be harmed in prison and believes it’s more likely to happen in a state penitentiary.

        I cannot imagine her pain, and I don’t know for certain that I wouldn’t feel the same way had it been my child who was killed, but I still think prison violence is wrong.

        Still, these guys should be locked up until they rot.

      • Yeah, I don’t care which prison they go to, and I don’t condone prison violence or inhumane treatment. It’s not the role of prisoners to punish other inmates. But then, I say this as someone who hasn’t experienced tremendous loss at the hands of racists who took the law into their own hands and felt entitled to hunt down and murder a man based on their suspicions that he was a thief. If they had just called the police– which I know people aren’t supposed to do anymore– they would not be in this situation.

  2. While I agree that America’s prison system needs reforms – fairer sentencing for less-serious crimes, no more privatization, better living conditions for inmates, stricter contraband-prevention methods – I do believe that these “gentlemen” deserve to be put away for this heinous, race-based hate crime.

    What I found darkly humorous was that the younger McMichael’s lawyers wrote a letter stating that Travis was terrified of being killed by a fellow inmate in state prison. When a news outlet posted a story about that on Facebook, I commented something like “If you can’t do the time, don’t do the crime.”

    I try to be a good, empathetic person, and I don’t like knowing that prison is a nasty, scary place where there’s a good chance that your fellow inmates will try to beat you up, rape you, or even kill you. But some crimes are just too evil for me to feel even a scintilla of compassion for the perpetrator. The murder of Ahmaud Arbery fits that bill, so yeah. These bozos went out of their way to chase, trap, and shoot a young black man who was out jogging, a decision made because they ASSUMED he was responsible for some burglaries in their neighborhood.

    Ugh. They fucked around…and found out.


    Trumpty Dumpty sat on a wall
    Trumpty Dumpty had a great fall
    Roger Stone, Steve Bannon and their ilk have problems all their own
    Now Trumpty Dumpty must face the consequences of his actions alone!!

    His followers can’t even see their own hypocrisy. If this wasn’t real life it was would make fir great political satire. It’s not funny to watch the tenants of our democracy crumble.

    The 3 racist fucks in GA got exactly what they deserved. I do not feel bad for them. I hope that their sentences stands as a message to all the other white nationalist that we are not ready to allow hate and lies to be the law of the land.

  4. I am quoting from your post “Trump, it was said, has had a habit of flushing papers down toilets, causing the plumbing to back up. My guess is that he does it because the papers have some shit on them that can land him in legal hot water. What better place for shit than a toilet? ”

    I love it

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