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The American Character: Straight Shooter, or Spoilsport?

Well. Don’t we, as a nation (the United States), find ourselves in a pretty pickle? We once prided ourselves on walking a straight line, looking folks in the eye, and telling it like we saw it. Now we have become a nation which turns a blind eye, talks out of the side of the mouth, … Continue reading The American Character: Straight Shooter, or Spoilsport?

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Trump, Impeachment: ‘The Presumption of Regularity’

A wonderful article in today’s London Guardian newspaper, discussing the concept of ‘presumption of regularity,’ as it relates to elected officials generally, and to Trump specifically. There are those who will say that this presumption is an unfair measure for a President, who won election precisely so that he would be ‘irregular.’ Not least the … Continue reading Trump, Impeachment: ‘The Presumption of Regularity’

Trump, PsyOps, ‘Maggie’s,’ Blah, Blah – The Impeachment Version (IV)

Short version: Congress can call anything a High Crime. If the Senate agrees, the President is out. However, both chambers are currently controlled by Republicans. Mind you. On a knife edge. As the healthcare debate is demonstrating. So, impeachment is iffy. It likely would come down to the re-election chances of Republican Senators and Congressmen … Continue reading Trump, PsyOps, ‘Maggie’s,’ Blah, Blah – The Impeachment Version (IV)