Media, Politics, Uncategorized

Presidential crimes? Yawn. Where’s the “pizzazz?”

Public impeachment hearings began yesterday and the first two witnesses confirmed that the President of the United States of America used his foreign policy powers to extort personal political favors. What’s more, they testified to a previously unknown phone call in which the president personally attempted to direct the extortion scheme.  That’s corrupt. It’s an […]

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Politics, Uncategorized

An Unprecedented Abuse of Power

​In the space of one news conference today, the president (a) announced he’d be using the power of his presidency to enrich him personally by holding the G7 summit at his own hotel; and (b) his Chief of Staff explicitly admitted that the president used his powers as Commander in Chief to extort a foreign […]

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Politics, Uncategorized

The Whistleblower Complaint is Damning

Here it is in black and white: the Whistleblower Complaint is out and not only does it claim, as I noted yesterday, that President Trump abused his power for personal gain, but, in a nod the master, Richard Nixon, he attempted to cover it up is well.  The whistleblower says that Trump pressured a foreign country […]

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Politics, Uncategorized

“I would like you to do us a favor though . . . “

Earlier today President Trump released a summary memorandum of his July 2019 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Its contents are damning. They justify Trump’s impeachment, without question.  The summary — which it should be remembered, was crafted by Trump and his aides in order to put Trump’s words and conduct in the best possible light […]

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Politics, Uncategorized

Trump Must Be Impeached

It’s about as straightforward as a thing can be: the President of the United States has used his powers as commander-in-chief of the armed forces and head of state to coerce another country — one which relies on us for protection against a stronger, threatening neighbor — to dig up dirt on his domestic political opponents. […]

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