Monthly Archives: January 2020

Fifty Shades of Cowardice

Fifty Shades of Cowardice Just because retiring Senator Lamar Alexander wavered, and then decided against witnesses, he should not alone bear the cloak of cowardice.  All of the other 50 Republican Senators who will also vote against witnesses and documents … Continue reading

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Questions About the Coronavirus, Wuhan, and US Quarantines and Vaccines

Questions about the Coronavirus, Wuhan, and US Quarantines and Vaccines. We have great sympathy for the people of Wuhan, Hubei, and China suffering from the Coronavirus infection, and applaud their outstanding efforts to combat it for themselves and the world. … Continue reading

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Republican Hypocrisy on Hunter Biden with their own Oil, Coal, and Natural Gas Funding

Republican Hypocrisy on Hunter Biden with their own Oil, Coal, and Natural Gas Funding Republicans want us to see it as unfair that Hunter Biden took perhaps a million dollars a year for being on the board of a natural … Continue reading

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Day One of the Full Trump Impeachment Defense

Some thoughts on Day One of the Full Trump Impeachment Defense “If the glove don’t fit, you must acquit”. The gist of an hour of Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz.   If it wasn’t specifically treason or bribery, or … Continue reading

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Campaign Finance: The Large and the Small

Campaign Finance:  The Large and the Small are Both Important “The winner takes it all, The loser standing small “  ABBA, The Winner Takes it All. Democrats have well learned over three years of massive degradation of America’s environment and … Continue reading

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America’s Next Democracy Rating, and Chief Justice John Roberts’ View

America’s Next Democracy Rating, and Chief Justice John Roberts’ View Having just written articles on the Democracy and Freedom ratings of world countries, I was going to speculate on what our new ratings would be after the sham impeachment trial.  … Continue reading

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All Hail, Dictator Trump

All Hail, Dictator Trump This morning, HRH Donald “The Don” Trump became America’s Dictator. The Republican Senate, to a Republican person, voted to table all new evidence in the mock impeachment “trial”.  Despite 12 hours of careful and convincing arguments … Continue reading

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To Mitch “Stonewall” McConnell: Thanks for Making Your Impeachment Coverup So Obvious

To Mitch “Stonewall” McConnell:  Thanks for Making Your Impeachment Coverup So Obvious Also, as a plus, there are going to be several roll call votes on the Whitewash procedures, which will shade the Republican Senator’s participation in the coverup.  The … Continue reading

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Average Temperatures of Key Cities in 2019, Most Above Normal

AccuWeather examined the average temperatures of 3,500 cities in 2019, and The NY Times set up a search site for cities.  Of those cities, 83% were higher than normal in 2019. 2019 was the second warmest year on record, just … Continue reading

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Comparing the Citizens Climate Lobby and the Climate Leadership Council Carbon Fee and Dividend Plans

Comparing the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) and the Climate Leadership Council (CLC) Carbon Fee and Dividend Plans The CLC has been put forward by an Οp-Ed in the Washington Post, and the “The Pricing Advantage” by George R. Schultz and … Continue reading

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