Category Archives: Secrecy

Trump: The Denier of Freedoms, in Chief

Trump:  The Denier of Freedoms, in Chief Trump had the Trumpiness to tell a Fox News interviewer that he wanted people to have freedom not to wear a mask, as if he was the guaranteer of our freedoms.  Nothing could … Continue reading

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Totally Masked Trump is Slowly Being Unmasked

Totally Masked Trump is Slowly Being Unmasked Update:  July 7.  CNN reported from Mary Trump’s expose that Donald Trump hired another student (who she named) to take his S.A.T.’s for him.  This after two days of Trump doubling down on … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Freedom to Assemble, Freedoms, Health Care, Humor, Mitch McConnell, Mueller Report, National Monuments, Politics, Secrecy, Trump Administration, Trump Truthiness, Voting Rights | Leave a comment

Trump-Barr Make Up Laws Again, Including Absolute Censorship

Trump-Barr Make Up Laws Again, Including Absolute Censorship The “Law and Order” “President” and the “Attorney Obsequion” Barr spent the day making up laws, which, coincidentally, violate the Constitution, which they “Swore” to “Obey”. Where to begin? Republicans spent eight … Continue reading

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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

Posted in 2016 Election, 2020 Election, 2020 Primaries, Affairs of State, AG William Barr, Congress, Congressional Investigation, Constitution, Criminal Justice System, Donald Trump, Fossil Fuel Energy, Humor, Impeachment, Mueller Report, Negotiations, Nuclear Weapons, Paris Climate Agreement, Politics, Russia, Secrecy, State Department | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 2020 Election, Affairs of State, AG William Barr, Congressional Investigation, Constitution, Criminal Justice System, Democracy Ratings, Donald Trump, Impeachment, Mitch McConnell, Mueller Report, Politics, Secrecy, State Department, Syria, Trump Administration, Turkey, Voter Fraud, Voting Rights, White House | Leave a comment

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

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

Posted in 2016 Election, 2016 Primaries, 2020 Election, 2020 Primaries, Affairs of State, AG William Barr, Congress, Congressional Investigation, Constitution, Democracy Ratings, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Donald Trump, Fifth Amendment, Freedom of the Press, Impeachment, Mueller Report, Politics, Secrecy, State Department, Supreme Court, Voting Rights | Leave a comment

Democracy Ratings for the US and Countries in the News from the V-Dem Institute

We show graphs over time of the US and countries in the news, for five categories.  The ratings go from 1900 through 2018, unless only fewer years are available.  The source of the ratings is the V-Dem Institute at V-dem.net. … Continue reading

Posted in Affairs of State, Democracy Ratings, Economies, Education, Equal Treatment Under the Law, Equality of Opportunity Project, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Freedom to Assemble, Freedom to Petition, Freedoms, Immigration Policy, Iran, Middle East, North Korea, Politics, Religion, Secrecy, Syria, Turkey, United Nations, Voting Rights, Women’s Rights | Leave a comment

Oh What a Mess This Iranian Challenge Is

Oh What a Mess This Iranian Challenge Is. Trump has today threatened to swiftly hit 52 major Iranian targets, if Iran makes ANY retaliation against Americans or American targets in response to Trump’s killing Quds Force leader Qassem Soleimani.  Again, … Continue reading

Posted in Affairs of State, California Oil, Donald Trump, Iran, Oil, Secrecy, Syria, Turkey, US Oil, VP Pence, World Oil Exports, World Oil Usage | Leave a comment

Would Trump’s Stonewallers Have to Take the Fifth?

Would Trump’s Stonewallers Have to Take the Fifth? It could be that nothing is really lost by the Trump blocked testimony of the Stonewallers.  They were so close to the blackmail or bribery or collusion or extortion or unjustified firings … Continue reading

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