Category Archives: 2016 Election

What’s Down With Republican’s Fear of Basements?

What’s Down With Republican Fear of Basements? I have never lived in a house or apartment with a basement, so I am befuddled when Trump keeps pointing out that Hillary’s server was in the basement.  Now, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) … Continue reading

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Suits for Independent CAFE Standards Go With Blue States, and a Majority of Electoral Votes

Suits for Independent CAFE Standards Go With Blue States  and a Majority of Electoral Votes The 23 States plus D.C. which are included in the suit for waivers to form their own fuel economy standards are led by California’s standards.  … Continue reading

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Is the Senate Capable of Conducting a Fair Impeachment Trial?

Is the Senate Capable of Conducting a Fair Impeachment Trial? As a previous Professor, I of course always am concerned with the educational backgrounds of people to fill certain positions.  This of course has to be time weighted, since in … Continue reading

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Vice President Pence is Required to Consider the 25th Amendment

Vice President Pence Is Required to Consider the 25th Amendment The government oath of office states that he “will support and defend the Constitution”, that he will “bear true faith and allegiance to the same”, and “without any mental reservation … Continue reading

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In No Way Does Impeachment Reverse the Results of 2016

In No Way Does Impeachment Reverse the Results of 2016 Everybody expects that Trump will remain President since 20 Senate Republicans are not going to vote for impeachment. Even if Trump’s reelection support drops to 35% and the Senate dumps … Continue reading

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The Present and Future Hazards of Quantum Indeterminacy (and Donald Trump)

The Present and Future Hazards of Quantum Indeterminacy (and Donald Trump, of course). The Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach reminded me of time travel questions.  I’m a very conservative physicist, and think that what is past is past, … Continue reading

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Casino Owner Trump Stacks the Deck of His Climate Denial Committee

Casino Owner Trump Stacks the Deck of His Climate Denial Committee Should we trust a Las Vegas Casino owner to make up an impartial committee to evaluate the climate change reports?  Trump seemed to have asked three or four leaders … Continue reading

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Trump Recognizes Venezuelan’s Leader of the National Assembly as President

So, let me get this straight, Trump is calling the election of President Nicolas Madura of Venezuela fixed, and recognizing the head of the National Assembly Juan Guaido as President?  Undoubtedly Trump is opposing a dictator, it is just the … Continue reading

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Hindering or Delaying a Witness is a Crime, Donald and Rudy

Hindering or Delaying a Witness is a Crime, Donald and Rudy I wrote a column that Trump was suborning Michael Cohen as a witness to the House hearings.  Trump did this by threatening an investigation of his father-in-law.  Because of … Continue reading

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New Trump -ocracies, Part 2

New Trump -ocracies, Part 2 We have more -ocratic forms of Trump’s ruling methods, that would make the previous part 1 too long, so we include them here.  Other than my level classification of  “you can’t make this stuff up” … Continue reading

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