Trump dumps Melania, to wed Rona Covfefe

WASHINGTON (Irish Satire News) - President Donald J. Trump announced today that he was leaving his wife of 15 years, First Lady Melania Trump, and would be marrying for a fourth time, to Rona Covfefe, formerly of Wuhan, China. "Rona just makes my ratings soar," Trump, 73, said in announcing plans for an Easter wedding…Read more Trump dumps Melania, to wed Rona Covfefe

Clinton at Berlinale calls for Trump defeat, deflects on Weinstein donation

Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said in Berlin on Tuesday it is essential for Democrats to oust Donald Trump in November, but shied away from saying who she would favour to win. She also sidestepped a chance to apologise for taking campaign contributions from disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein in 2016, saying she was not…Read more Clinton at Berlinale calls for Trump defeat, deflects on Weinstein donation

Can America Live up to FDR’s Legacy?

  A visit to the Hudson River Valley homestead of Franklin Delano Roosevelt during the recent televised debates among contenders for the presidential nomination of Roosevelt's Democratic Party was a reminder of the nation's great debt to the 32nd president of the United States. FDR's family home, in Hyde Park, NY, just north of Poughkeepsie,…Read more Can America Live up to FDR’s Legacy?

Paul Simon, 51 years, 8 months and 22 days later…

There's nothing quite like seeing and hearing a singer you first heard half a century ago and finding out that, yes, he was pretty great then and maybe he's greater now. So it was for me attending, with my wife Patricia, Paul Simon's “Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour 2018” in Dublin at the RDS…Read more Paul Simon, 51 years, 8 months and 22 days later…

En Route: The Poignant, Angry Poems of “Ellis Island West”

The poems embedded in the walls by former detainees at the Angel Island Immigration Station in San Francisco Bay are covered by paint and often tricky to spot for first-time visitors. But once you've seen the verses etched into the redwood in classic Chinese characters, and find out what they mean, they leave an indelible,…Read more En Route: The Poignant, Angry Poems of “Ellis Island West”

Trump wants coal-fired cars on U.S. roads

September 11 (IAN) – President Donald Trump announced today that he would seek legislation to require that all motor vehicles in the United States be coal-powered by the year 2040. The decision appeared to be in response to recent moves by China, France and Britain to phase out the use of fossil fuels for motor…Read more Trump wants coal-fired cars on U.S. roads