Tag Archive: Politics

Dec 06 2019

No Statute of Limitations: Torture

There is no statute of limitations on torture, not only for those who commit the crime but for those who condone, cover it up of refuse to prosecute it. It is illegal under International and US Law. The US is required under law to prosecute torture. President George W. Bush condoned it and covered it …

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Dec 04 2019

Impeachment: House Intelligence Committee Report

Because I know you want to read it. House Intelligence Committ… by Fox News on Scribd

Dec 03 2019

Impeachment: Our Vichy Republicans

During the German occupation of France from July 1940 to September, 1944, France was ruled by a Nazi puppet government that was known as Vichy France. Vichy France, officially known as the French State, was a Nazi puppet government that ruled France between July, 1940 and August, 1944. Philippe Pétain, a former field marshal in …

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Nov 21 2019

Impeachment: Day 5 Testimony

Thank the heavens it’s Thursday and the last day of scheduled hearings. There are none on the calendar for next week but that could change. On Monday, A federal judge intends to rule, no later than the end of the day Monday, November 25, on whether former White House counsel Donald McGahn must testify under …

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Nov 20 2019

Impeachment: Day 4 Testimony

After yesterday’s marathon of the testimony of four witnesses, today should be a breeze with just three witnesses but the first one is a doozy, US European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland, and Trump millionaire buddy, who has boxed himself into a perjury corner. Sondland was assigned by President Trump to coordinate Ukrainian policy outside the …

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Nov 19 2019

Impeachment: Day 3 Testimony

Day three of testimony before the House Intelligence Committee is going to be a busy one with four witnesses, who have already testified behind closed doors. First scheduled is Vice President Pence’s national security aide, Jennifer Williams, who who listened to the July 25 phone call. She previously gave her deposition behind closed doors on …

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Nov 15 2019

Impeachment: Day 2 Testimony

Testimony in the impeachment investigation of Donald Trump began on Wednesday November 13 with two witnesses, Ambassador William Taylor Jr., the top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, and the senior State Department official in charge of Ukraine, George P. Kent. Today we will here the testimony of former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie L. Yovanovitch. She …

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Nov 13 2019

Impeachment Testimony Begins

The public House impeachment hearings begins today with two witnesses who previous gave depositions behind closed doors, Ambassador William Taylor Jr., the top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, and the senior State Department official in charge of Ukraine, George P. Kent. Their depositions have been released and can be read here and here. Here are the …

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Nov 08 2019

Impeachment: House GOP On Notice

Last Thursday the House of Representatives approved, alnog party lines, the rules for impeachment hearings and the chair of the House Select Intelligence Committee, Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), announced that public hearings would began next Wednesday, November 13. In anticipation of any antics that the Republican members might have to derail the process, Rep. Schiff …

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Nov 07 2019

2019 Elections: Pennsylvania Trending Blue In The Suburbs

While all eyes and the media was focused on the gubernatorial race in Kentucky and Virginia state legislature, the Pennsylvania suburbs made a sharp left turn getting a lot bluer. From Kate Riga at Talking Points Memo The erosion of Republican dominance in places like Delaware County was stark. There, Democrats swept the county council, …

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