YES. Exactly. Why now? There’s only two weeks left in his term. The president has proven dangerous to our democracy. Few could reasonably argue that he did not incite his followers to go to the U.S. Capitol to prevent the
MITCH Mc CONNELL, HOUSE DEMOCRATS, AND A FOOTBALL.
It’s fourth and long, the 11th hour, the bottom of the ninth and yet we still don’t know if Friday will be the final day of the impeachment trial of President Donald John Trump. If I were a betting man,
Pelosi Has It Wrong. It’s Time To Start The Impeachment Process
Call it an inquiry, an investigation, or a process. Whatever. It’s time to get it started. People are frustrated. People at the gym come up to me fuming about ignored subpoenas, failure to enforce subpoenas, and people refusing just to
Fun and Games in the Nation’s Capitol
This week, I’m on vacation, visiting the nation’s capitol, Washington, D.C. Luckily, a friend lives in Silver Spring, MD, so I have a place to bunk while I traipse about the City and its environs. This is my third year
TO IMPEACH OR NOT TO IMPEACH: ONCE ALL THE REPORTS ARE IN ON TRUMP, WHAT’S NEXT?
It has been widely reported that the filing of Special Counsel Robert S. Muller, III’s “final” report is imminent. Meanwhile, the House continues a vigorous investigation into all matters Trump, as the SDNY (Southern District of New York, the US
Leave the Deplorables Alone! (They Can’t Help It.)
The BLUE WAVE continues to roll, leaving ripples on the shore and many questions and races yet to be decided, the most publicized of which are the Governors races in Florida and Georgia, Senate races in Florida and Arizona, and
Beware the Ides of October: From Bork to Kavanaugh
In a kinder, gentler time (read pre-Trump) the confirmation process for nominees to the US Supreme Court has been a mostly genteel procedure. In my lifetime there has been only one other hotly contested nominee, Robert Bork, who was nominated
Why We are Going to Miss the Ability to Filibuster Supreme Court Nominees.
Early last year, when the Senate was considering the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, I posted a long entry, explaining the workings of the filibuster in the Senate. You can read it at at the link. The filibuster.
Republican Health Care Plan: Let the People Die.
Let me be clear. I have really good health insurance, provided through my retirement from the City and County of San Francisco. In May of next year I turn 65 and Medicare becomes my primary health insurance. Even with my
While Intelligence Officials Fiddle, Comey Adds Fuel to the Fire.
On Wednesday, June 7, the Senate Intelligence Committee held a hearing into the ongoing probe into allegations that Russia interfered with the 2016 presidential election and whether there was collusion between the Russian Government and the Trump campaign. Before the