Category Archives: Congress

Trump Rules the GOP

Let’s see:  If you are Republicans who want to hide that Trump’s personal lawyer continuously lied for Trump, is your best strategy really to spend the whole day emphasizing that the lawyer is a liar?  After all, Michael Cohen has … Continue reading

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Does the Government Shutdown Create Indentured Servitude and Also Violate Due Process?

Does the Government Shutdown Create Indentured Servitude and Also Violate Due Process? Donald Trump daily violates the 5th Amendment Due Process Clause in many ways.  Now he is violating the Property part of the clause with forcing 400,000 government workers … Continue reading

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In the Age of Trump-McConnell, We Have All Been Lessened

In the Age of Trump-McConnell, We Have All Been Lessened In any other Senate, nobody would have allowed Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to withhold a Supreme Court Nomination for 9 or 11 months.  With the open appointment, this made it … Continue reading

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Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures

Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures Two of the cars discontinued in the GM plant closures are the fuel economy cars the compact and high mileage Chevy Cruze, and the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt.  GM said that they … Continue reading

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Summary of US Climate Assessment: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation

Summary of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II:  Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States.  Americans Respond to the Impacts of Climate Change The climate report is required every four years by Congress, is completed by 13 agencies, … Continue reading

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Day One: Trump Passes His Final in Dictatorship 110 With an A+

Day One:  Trump passes his final in Dictatorship 110 with an A+. The very first day of Trump’s midterm, he took the final for Dictatorship 110 and passed with flammable colors.  I had already shown before how Trump had carried … Continue reading

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Oct. 30th Election Probabilities for CA 45th, 48th, 49th, and 39th, for California, and for the US, from Nate Silver

Oct. 30th Election Probabilities for CA 45th, 48th, 49th, and 39th, for California, and for the US, from Nate Silver. First, we add some background data.  White means percentage of non-Hispanic whites.  Income is median household income.  Degree means bachelors … Continue reading

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This Celebrates My 900th Blog Article

This Celebrates My 900th Blog Article Unfortunately, it is on a very sad day, due to the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.  That was preceded by a week of bombs from the #MAGAbomber to 14 Trump … Continue reading

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Trump’s October Surprises

Trump’s October Surprises A so-far secret and unwritten middle class tax cut, to cut middle class taxes by 10%.  It can’t be voted on until after the election, so I suspect, we have to have a Republican Senate and House.  … Continue reading

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Election Probabilities for the US, California, and CA 45th, 48th, and 49th from Nate Silver

Election Probabilities for the US, California, and CA 45th, 48th, and 49th, from Nate Silver We present midterm election probabilities from Nate Silver, who uses multi-factor statistical analyses, covering US, California, and local house races.  The website is fivethirtyeight.com The … Continue reading

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