Category Archives: Congressional Investigation

Putin’s Choice: to Trump, or Not?

Putin’s Choice:  to Trump, or Not? Update 2/22/2020:  The intelligence agencies are reporting that Putin is aiding both Trump and Bernie Sanders.  Go figure. (The two faces that launched a thousand conspiracy theories.)  However, Sanders denounced the election interference, while Trump … Continue reading

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Living in Trump’s Dystopian Collapse of Democracy

Living in Trump’s Dystopian Collapse of Democracy It feels like we are living in a science fiction movie, where the Untouchable Chosen One daily smashes another pillar of our previous Democracy.  The savior of the Stone may not be acting … Continue reading

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Epilogue to Impeachment: Trump’s Wild Victory Celebrations

Epilogue to Impeachment:  Trump’s Wild Victory Celebrations Every great saga deserves an epilogue.  I mean Trump’s Impeachment Saga, not my whacky accounting of it.  Trump, the TV Director in Chief, could not help making a Grand Show of his pre-acquittal … Continue reading

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The US and Key Countries in the Democracy Index 2019

We examine the new Democracy Index 2019 rating of the US and world countries performed by the Economist Intelligence Unit.  I was very interested in this since it would contain the third year of the Trump Presidency and his House … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, 2020 Election, 2020 Primaries, Affairs of State, Congress, Congressional Investigation, Constitution, Criminal Justice System, Democracy Ratings, Donald Trump, Fifth Amendment, First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Freedom to Assemble, Freedoms, Immigration Policy, Impeachment, Iran, Mitch McConnell, Mueller Report, North Korea, North Korea Nuclear Threat, Russia, State Department, Supreme Court, Trump Administration, Turkey, Voting Rights, Yemen | Leave a comment

Iowa Dems Flub an App, Trump Reps Deny Climate Change, Election Cheating

Iowa Democrats Flub an App, Trump and Republicans Deny Climate Change and Trump Election Cheating Compare the Iowa Democrats flubbing an app, to Trump and all Republicans lying about climate change and the science of climate change.  They do this … Continue reading

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Trump’s Height Shaming, and the Giant Republican Cringe

Trump’s Height Shaming, and the Giant Republican Cringe Trump was on a Fox News Interview, and his main attack against Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg was that he was short and asked for a stand to debate the other candidates from.  … Continue reading

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Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely

“Power Corrupts; Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely”, Lord Acton Donald Trump, William Barr, Mick Mulvaney, Mike Pompeo, Rudy Giuliani, Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham, Pat Cipollone, Alan Dershowitz, Kenneth Starr,  … Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping, Kim Jung Un, Bashar Al Assad, Recep … Continue reading

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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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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

Posted in 2018 Midterm Election, 2020 Election, Affairs of State, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Science, Coal, Congress, Congressional Investigation, Constitution, Donald Trump, Fossil Fuel Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Natural Gas, Oil, Secrecy, Trump on Climate Change | Leave a comment

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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