Tag: Politics

Impeachment: Senate Trial 1.25.2020

Today the Republicans attempt to defend themselves. Because (as mentioned below) they really have no defense and are simply pounding the table, today (though they’ve had 3 full days to panic) will be brief, 2 – 3 hours. As you are watching please remember to monitor your blood pressure, take care not to damage anything …

Continue reading

Impeachment: Drip, Drip, Drip

While the House managers make the case for removing Donald trump from the office of the presidency, more incriminating evidence keeps dripping out. This morning it was a tape of a conversation during dinner at Trump’s Washington DC hotel about then US to the Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch between Trump, and his personal lawyer Rudy …

Continue reading

Impeachment: Senate Trial 1.24.2020

Today starts the fourth day of the Senate trial of Donald Trump. OIt is the third and last day of arguments made by the House management team. Tomorrow starts the first of three daysof arguments by Trump’s lawyers in his defense. Republicans have been complaining about the length of the days and the repetition of …

Continue reading

Impeachment: The Senate Trial 1.23.2020

As the Senate trial of Donald Trump enters its third day, Trump is back on from Davos and tweeting at record pace. Republicans can only protect him for so long before he confesses on Twitter. Today the House managers will continue with their opening arguments focusing on his abuse of power. The trial resumes at …

Continue reading

Impeachment: The Senate Trial 1.22.2020

First day of the House Manager’s Opening Statements.

Impeachment: Yes, Trump Broke Federal Law

The first article of impeachment charges him with abuse of power for pressuring Ukraine to assist him in his re-election campaign by damaging Democratic rivals. Using the powers of his high office, President Trump solicited the interference of a foreign government, Ukraine, in the 2020 United States Presidential election. He did so through a scheme …

Continue reading

Just Another Distraction

Why would the lunatic in the Oval Office order the assassination of one of Iran’s top generals? You have to remember how this narcissistic psychopath thinks; it’s all about him. That brings us to the obvious explanation, he needed a distraction from his pending trial in the Senate which has been headlines for weeks. Two …

Continue reading

Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

Continue reading

The Real World Of Grand Rapids, MI

Michigan is the birthplace and family home of our intrepid editor-in-chief and good friend ek hornbeck (No that is not his real name, but I’ll never tell. Sorry, Meteor Blades). It is also the home of a fellow blogger and friend Marcy Wheeler, proprietress of emptywheel. Marcy lives in Grand Rapids where this past Sunday …

Continue reading

No Statute of Limitations: Torture

There is no statute of limitations on torture, not only for those who commit the crime but for those who condone, cover it up of refuse to prosecute it. It is illegal under International and US Law. The US is required under law to prosecute torture. President George W. Bush condoned it and covered it …

Continue reading

Impeachment: House Intelligence Committee Report

Because I know you want to read it. House Intelligence Committ… by Fox News on Scribd

Impeachment: Our Vichy Republicans

During the German occupation of France from July 1940 to September, 1944, France was ruled by a Nazi puppet government that was known as Vichy France. Vichy France, officially known as the French State, was a Nazi puppet government that ruled France between July, 1940 and August, 1944. Philippe Pétain, a former field marshal in …

Continue reading

Load more