Entries by Les East


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Trump’s First 100 Days

The biggest accomplishments by the Trump Administration during its first 100 days: Attracted the largest Inauguration crowd in nearly four years. Period. Repealed and replaced its National Security Advisor. Raised the President’s approval rating by 20 points. (Oh wait. That’s President Obama.) Significantly reduced the jobless rate with the all the jobs given to Trump […]

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Overheard at Trump/Cruz Dinner

President Donald Trump and Texas Senator Ted Cruz officially put their campaign feud behind them when the President hosted Cruz and his wife Heidi for dinner tonight at the White House. The one-time rivals spoke glowingly of each other as well as their spouses during dinner.   “In order to make you feel at home, […]

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Obama Wire Tapping

What President Obama overheard while tapping Donald Trump’s phone during the campaign: July 12, 4 p.m.: “Eastwood can’t do the convention? Damn, I love that chair bit.”   September. 11, 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m.: […]

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Trumped Oscar Films

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences announced during the Oscars tonight that several classic movies will be remade to fit the Trump Administration.  The announcement was made by Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep. The Trump adaptations are: 2016: An Electoral Odyssey Lawrence of Arabia — Banned The Russia House Raging Bullshit One Lined the Cuckoo’s […]

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What Happened ‘Last Night In Sweden’

Here’s what President Trump was talking about when he mentioned “what’s happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this?”   The Ingmar Bergman Comedy Festival opened. Bjorn Borg was disqualified from a seniors tennis match after beating a referee with his racket. Swedish meatballs were served without lingonberry sauce. IKEA sold nothing but […]

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Joint Press Conference: Trump and Netanyahu

“We take you live to the White House where President Trump is holding a joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:   Netanyahu: “Under your leadership, Mr. President, I believe we can reverse the rising tide of radical Islam.  And in this great task, as in so many others, Israel stands with you […]

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Mike Flynn Phone Calls

The Trump Administration has more phone call problems. (Now former) National Security Adviser Mike Flynn is in hot water for reportedly having an inappropriate telephone conversation with the Russian Ambassador before Donald Trump was sworn in as President. During the conversation Flynn, then a private citizen, reportedly assured the Russian Ambassador that the incoming Administration would […]

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Trump News Conference

“We take you live to the White House where President Trump is holding a joint news conference with the Canadian Prime Minister.”   “I just finished a very productive meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Bieber. Thanks, Biebs.”   Prime Minister Trudeau nods politely and gives his opening statement in both English and French.   […]

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Trump Calls to World Leaders

President Donald J. Trump reportedly became angry during a telephone conversation with the Prime Minister of Australia and berated the Aussie leader before hanging up on him. Apparently that wasn’t the only such incident. Here are excerpts from other phone conversations the President had with foreign heads of state that were less than Presidential: Austria: […]

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Super Bowl Vegas Odds

Experts predict close to $5 billion will be bet on Sunday’s Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons. The wagering will include all kinds of proposition bets on things such as which team will win the coin toss and who will be named the Most Valuable Player.   Here are […]

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Extreme Vetting

“We take you live to New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport where President Trump’s executive order restricting who can enter the United States is being implemented.   “The order denies entry to the United States for anyone from Syria, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Libya, Somalia or Yemen. It officially went into effect today when […]

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Alternate ways of paying for the wall

Now that Mexico has refused to pay for the wall that the Trump Administration plans to build along the U.S. border with Mexico, U.S. officials have begun exploring alternate ways of paying for the $12 billion-$15 billion price tag:.   Raise cost of the Taco Bowl at Trump Tower to $10 million.  Levy a “Wall […]

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President Trump’s First News Conference

“We take you to Washington D.C. where President Trump is about to hold his first news conference since being sworn into office.” Trump walks onto a giant stage featuring as a backdrop a huge American flag slightly bigger than the used in the opening scene of “Patton.” He walks up to a lectern with a […]

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Obama Sticky Notes

Sticky notes that President Obama has left around Washington to help incoming President Trump and those around him: In the Oval Office: In the Oval Office:  In the Lincoln Bedroom: In the Situation Room: In the Office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: In the Treasury Secretary’s Office: In the Treasury Secretary’s Office: At Secret […]

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Notable lines from Donald Trump’s upcoming Inaugural Address

“Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what your country can do for me.” “There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be fixed by a hat with a slogan on it.” “In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is a money-making opportunity.” “The first […]

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Other Revelations from the U.S. Intelligence Community

  Russian hackers got into the Nielsen computers and sabotaged Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ratings for the debut of the “The New Celebrity Apprentice.” Construction is set to begin on a Trump Casino, Trump Golf Course, Trump Hotel and Trump Kibbutz on the West Bank in Jerusalem. The Trump Administration and the GOP Congress plan to replace […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Cable News See Nativity Coverage As Ratings Savior

Cable networks salivating at their ratings-grabbing replays of live coverage of tragic events such as the Kennedy Assassination and 9/11 on their anniversaries have a new gimmick this holiday season. Several networks are using their 2016 technology and applying their boilerplates to cover the first Christmas as though it were happening in real time. The […]

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It’s a Wonderful Presidency

President-elect Trump is pacing inside the penthouse at Trump Tower. He stares out at the Manhattan skyline and all the Christmas decorations that have sprung up and he listens to a cable news show in the background. Trump catches only bits and pieces of what’s being said because he’s distracted while tweeting on his gold cell phone. […]