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I’m Not Because I Am

On the first day of the 2nd impeachment trial of former President Trump, the Senate considered the issue of whether the Constitution permits the impeachment, conviction, and disqualification of former federal government officers, including...

Mitch McConnell protected Trump from consequences, then tried to distance himself from the damage

Here in the new millennium, two district species of Americans have evolved. There are the Americans who, from many years of having it demonstrated to them, know Sen. Mitch McConnell to be dishonest, power-obsessed,...

Eight Reasons why Democrats Handled the Issue of Witnesses in Just the Right Way

Lots of talk yesterday about Democrats caving and failing by not calling witnesses after a vote to call witnesses.  I respect those opinions but disagree.  I was happy they handled it just like they...

7-Eleven or the White House in 2016, which should it have been?

  What made voters in 2016 think that Donald Trump was qualified to be President of the United States of America, the most complicated, most influential, and therefore the most challenging job in the world? Did...

What Were the Insurrectionists Actually Up To?

I’ve been watching the news closely for weeks, and I still can’t figure out exactly what the insurrectionists were up to.  Did Trump just unleash the whirlwind with nothing but a love of chaos? ...

As Trump’s own impeachment lawyer (accidentally) pointed out, the DOJ can indict him NOW

43 GQP co-conspirators have ensured their place in US political history. They allowed Trump to turn the US into a banana republic. x To prevent Trump from holding office again, a simple majority of Congress must now...

In acquitting Trump, Republicans formalize their embrace of American fascism

The full malevolence of this new Republican Party nullification of consequences for political corruption—this time, in the form of a president sending a mob to block the certification of the U.S. election that would...

The Second Trumpian Impeachment’s ‘Oh Lordy, Lordy, Lordy’s’ !

“Oh, Lordy !  Lordy !  Lordy !”  Maybelle groaned. “Maybelle, what in tarnation is wrong with you, woman ?”  Sam asked as he set the groceries down on the kitchen counter. “Sam, 43 of the Senate...

Great News! "Orange Tape" Proud Boy Insurrection Advance Team Identified, Arrested, & Charged!!

I’ve been looking forward to justice catching up to these particular insurrectionists since I wrote about them on 1/27: Frightening New Video Shows Coordinated Group Leading And Fomenting The Capitol Riot That diary was based heavily on...

Republicans can stop pretending they care about America now

I’m embarrassed to admit that for a rare, fleeting moment on Wednesday, I actually thought the House managers’ presentation was compelling enough to make Mitch McConnell’s heart grow three sizes, and I imagined he’d...

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