Kurdish Fighters Triumph over ISIS “I’ve been what?”
 -- Kevin McAleenan

     October 16, 2019


Chaos: A state of utter confusion or disorder – Webster’s Dictionary

   Our government has not been in greater disarray since the War Between the States (1861-1865). The two federal legislative houses are just about split evenly between the two major parties and are at loggerheads with each other over nearly every aspect of public life in the USA and failed statesmanship worldwide.  

   A year or so ago, I wrote a piece of satire about a conveyor belt being installed in the White House, reaching from the front portico to the rear door of the kitchen, in order to accommodate the enormous number of presidential appointees who’ve been thrown into a dumpster for having failed the litmus test of absolute, blind  loyalty to “His Donaldness.”

   Kevin McAleenan, (above) the fourth Trump appointee to the office of Director of Homeland Security, is the latest to be consigned to the backdoor dumpster, in his case, fired even before he could be confirmed.  

   I’ve lost count, and I bet Trump has as well, of the number of Dumpees who’ve been fired or resigned in disgust in just four years. Only Vice President What’s-His-Name and Kellyanne Conway remain of the original blind-as-a-bat Trump loyalists who were in the White House on January 21, 2017, celebrating Trump’s 2016 triumph.

- Phil Richardson, Storyteller and Observer of the Human Condition.


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