Tag Archive: Politics

Jan 16 2020

Impeachment: Yes, Trump Broke Federal Law

The first article of impeachment charges him with abuse of power for pressuring Ukraine to assist him in his re-election campaign by damaging Democratic rivals. Using the powers of his high office, President Trump solicited the interference of a foreign government, Ukraine, in the 2020 United States Presidential election. He did so through a scheme …

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Jan 14 2020

Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Jan 04 2020

Just Another Distraction

Why would the lunatic in the Oval Office order the assassination of one of Iran’s top generals? You have to remember how this narcissistic psychopath thinks; it’s all about him. That brings us to the obvious explanation, he needed a distraction from his pending trial in the Senate which has been headlines for weeks. Two …

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Dec 18 2019

Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Dec 17 2019

The Real World Of Grand Rapids, MI

Michigan is the birthplace and family home of our intrepid editor-in-chief and good friend ek hornbeck (No that is not his real name, but I’ll never tell. Sorry, Meteor Blades). It is also the home of a fellow blogger and friend Marcy Wheeler, proprietress of emptywheel. Marcy lives in Grand Rapids where this past Sunday …

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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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