North Carolina No Longer a Democracy

December 23, 2016 By: El Jefe Category: 2016 Election

North Carolina, after passing it’s radical gerrymandering plan and repressive voting regulations designed to make it harder to vote, has now been rated by the Electoral Integrity Project as comparable to Cuba, Sierra Leone, and Indonesia.  It’s legal framework and registration restrictions position the state comparable to Venezuela and Iran.  Looking at all the relevant measures, North Carolina can no longer be considered a real democracy.  Welcome to the new “normal”.

Trump is Conflicted About His Conflicts with US Conflict of Interests Policies and Conflicted About the Time He’ll Talk About Conflicts. It’s a Conflict.

December 12, 2016 By: El Jefe Category: Trump

It’s a conflict, so he’s postponing to January, which is a conflict.

The “Caldron of Conflicts”

November 26, 2016 By: El Jefe Category: 2016 Election, Trump

trump-idiotThe NYT has a good opinion piece today about how we are entering uncharted waters with the ascendency of Cheeto Jesus to the (….urp) Presidency.  His conflicts are so extensive that the security and the US will be constantly and deeply threatened every minute of every day of every month of every year this dangerous demagogue infests the WH.

The ACTUAL Problem for this New President

November 20, 2016 By: El Jefe Category: 2016 Election, Trump

Every time I think of Cheeto Jesus as President of the United States, I throw up in my mouth a little bit.  As normal people understand, this bullying, bloviating, bitchy, baboonish, banal buffoon is manifestly unqualified to occupy the oval office, and that’s a huge problem with global consequences.  Hard to imagine though, and to make matters worse, is that there is a magnifier to this problem: his businesses.

Cheeto Jesus has multiple enterprises that come under the parent holding company, Cheeto Organization LLC.  Within the holdings are interests in real estate and other businesses in the US, Ireland, Canada, Brazil, Azerbaijan, Scotland, Dubai, and other countries.  His financial ties are tangled, but at least some of his debt is tied to the Bank of China.