You may have heard we’re currently in the midst of the longest partial government shutdown in American history. That’s not a record anyone should feel good about, and no matter where you come down on the merits of what caused this one (you know how Idiotville blog feels about that), the question remains: how do […]Read More This is the longest government shutdown in history. How do we get back to normal politics?
Ladies and gentlemen, s*** the President said during the previous week: “[T]he only way you’re going to have border security – there’s only one way: You can have all the technology in the world. I’m a professional at technology. But if you don’t have a steel barrier or a wall of some kind – strong, […]Read More S*** the President Says – 1/14/2019
Erie native Anthony Fuhrman can throw a little weight around. | Photo from NBC. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.nbc.com/the-titan-games/video/anthony-fuhrman-vs-ben-afuvai-uprising/3855960 Erie’s own Anthony Fuhrman appeared on The Titan Games, an American Gladiators-style show on NBC hosted by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Fuhrman lives in Florida these days but he grew […]Read More Anthony Fuhrman appears on Titan Games – Something good happened in Erie, 1/10/2019
Let’s start with the obvious: there is no justification for spending $5 billion on the wall. It’s a bad idea. Not because it’s racist or old-fashioned or because “Mexico is our friend” or any of those things, though that’s all true. It’s a bad idea because it’s the most expensive possible solution to about 1% […]Read More Trump delivers primetime address to retell “Immigrants are Scary” greatest hits
Ladies and gentlemen, behold, s*** the president said during the previous week: ” “General” McChrystal got fired like a dog by Obama. Last assignment a total bust. Known for big, dumb mouth. Hillary lover!” 1/1/2019 Trump tweet. Happy New Year! Our president’s first tweet of 2019 denigrated the service of the former Commander of the […]Read More S*** the President Says – 1/7/2019