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Name: Miles Archer
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Hometown: Hamilton Massachusetts
Home country: USA
Current location: Nevada
Member since: Wed Oct 16, 2013, 07:49 PM
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Guess WHAT? Reuters has a FEVER, and the only prescription is more NIKKI.

Reuters Top News ‏Verified account

'It’s clear her long-term objective is the presidency': Nikki Haley to share spotlight with Trump at U.N. gathering http://reut.rs/2fcxfSn


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“I see her potentially taking over from Tillerson...': Meet Nikki Haley, the surprising face of U.S. foreign policy http://reut.rs/2y8CGFD


Keith Olbermann, on the other hand, did not enjoy the Sean Spicer Emmys cameo.

Keith Olbermann ‏Verified account

Shame on the Emmys for the Spicer validation. He is dedicated to demeaning our craft and restricting our freedoms of speech. #Unforgivable
6:51 PM - 17 Sep 2017


Spicer at the Emmys, nice audience reaction shots of Melissa...


David Corn says Cohen will probably lie to Senate and protect his boss


Journalist David Corn of Mother Jones magazine said on Sunday that observers should expect President Donald Trump’s aide Michael Cohen to be less-than-honest in his testimony on Tuesday to the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Instead, Corn suggested the real story will be in the documents seized from Cohen in the investigation of Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.

Well, Cohen has said he’d take a bullet for Donald Trump,” said Corn. “If you’re going to take a bullet for Trump that may mean you may not testify fully about anything you know about Donald Trump.”

He continued, “I would look at anything that Michael Cohen said with a tremendous degree of skepticism and really care more about documents he might produce. If you’re going to subpoena his phone records and travel records and bank records — you know, get the e-mails he had with Felix Sater and others and I put more credence on that.”

Consigliere Tom Hagen...er, I mean "Michael Cohen"...to say "SAYS WHO" to Senate on Tuesday

‘This is going to be earth-shattering’: Trump aide Michael Cohen to testify before Senate on Tuesday

“If you compare Donald Trump to a mafia don, this is his consigliere. This is the guy who knows all the secrets,” said terrorism expert Malcolm Nance.

Cohen’s name came up repeatedly in emails between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, including emails in which Cohen was feverishly trying to set up a Russian real estate deal that would entail a Trump Tower in Moscow.

The Senate may not be able to compel Cohen to reveal everything he knows, said Nance, but the investigation could learn a key question: “Was he acting independently or as an agent of the president?”

“This is going to be earth-shattering testimony if it comes out,” he continued.


A look at Presidential re-tweets...from a year ago, Barack Obama. From today, Donald Trump.


United Nations is "about a mile away from" Trump Tower, but...

Trump will be on hand on Monday and Tuesday, when he will address the body of world leaders for the first time. It was not immediately clear whether he would stay at his Manhattan penthouse about a mile away from United Nations headquarters or sleep at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey.


Dig a little deeper on the "Hillary" re-tweet from Trump, and there's Anti-Semitic dirt underneath.

Tom Namako ‏Verified account @TomNamako 6h 6 hours ago

Trump RTd A Video From An Anti-Semitic Account Showing Him Hitting Hillary Clinton With A Golf Ball https://www.buzzfeed.com/aliciamelvillesmith/trump-golf-ball-rt?utm_term=.booke7oPO … via @alicia_ms


Trump Retweeted A Video From An Anti-Semitic Account Showing Him Hitting Hillary Clinton With A Golf Ball
The original poster had previously tweeted several anti-trans and racist statements.

Originally posted on September 17, 2017, at 9:29 a.m.
Updated on September 17, 2017, at 11:03 a.m.

President Trump on Sunday morning retweeted a doctored video showing him hitting Hillary Clinton with a golf ball — from an account that makes racial, anti-Semitic, and anti-LGBT comments.

BREAKING: Guitarist Elvin Bishop once reportedly fooled around, but did not fall in love

From VH-1's Behind the Music:

Bishop was supposedly was in a bar during a recent stay in Austin TX, were he met someone, and they fooled around, and they didn't fall in love. He said "Look, it's just a song, sometimes I've fooled around and fell in love, other times I fell in love but hadn't fooled around, and other nights I just go online and play "Minecraft." It's just a damned song."

When asked if Mickey Thomas, who sang on the original song and later joined Jefferson Starship, had fooled around and fell in love since the song's release in 1975, he replied "I think he's married, or was married, I'm not sure. Most nights on the road he burned incense in his room and kept repeating "I want my own band, I want my own band, I want my own band," while the rest of us were partying down with the locals. He had that one big hit about building the city with rock and roll, and I Googled it, and it turned out he's never actually built a city, on rock and roll or on anything else. He's just a guy who used to be in my band who stayed in his room a lot."

Mickey Thomas could not be reached for comment.

I was going to write a goof piece on the "leaked transcript from Trump's U.N. speech"...

...and changed my mind.

A few of the satires I've written here have, on occasion, been favorably compared to Borowitz and the Onion (which I greatly appreciate, thank you once again to the folks who made those comments).

But just like Borowitz, I've seen a few of his pieces fall flat since Trump has been in office, because there is no form of over-the-top satire that tops some of the actual garbage that comes out of his mouth. There are a few sweet spots, when you hit them, that are good for a laugh. But if you miss that spot by an inch, it's just not funny.

I've written a few and discarded them for this exact reason. And in this situation, with Nikki Haley telling us Trump "knows how to hug his friends and spank his enemies," this has the potential to be another Charlottesville speech, especially if he veers from the teleprompter.

The fact that he waddled off to Bedminster this weekend and spewed his treasure-trove of insanity on Twitter this morning also isn't a good sign. What's he gonna do? Eat a leathery steak with two scoops, watch some Fox News, go to bed, and wake up "Presidential?"

So I owe you one. I'll write about something else. For this speech, having our embarrassment of a "President" step out again onto the word stage and share what's "in his heart" is somehow satire-proof.

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