“Members Present”

On Thursday, day three of Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial, two violations occurred that should, but won't, change the trial's trajectory. “No person shall be convicted [of impeachment] without the concurrence of two-thirds of the Members present” Article 1 § 3 US Constitution Fifteen to seventeen Senate seats on the GOP side were vacant for … Continue reading “Members Present”

Trump Provoked January 06

Today, Thursday, is likely the last day of the Senate impeachment teams presentation. Wednesday’s argument left viewers shaken as prosecutors pieced together the events from several points of view, particularly that of the Capitol Police. The hours they fought off Trump’s mob, that far outnumbered them, and the violence inflicted on them was graphically displayed. … Continue reading Trump Provoked January 06

Can We Do Impartial Justice and Convict Him—This Time?

Representative Adam Schiff's closing argument at the end of Trump's first impeachment trial was awe-inspiring. Unfortunately wasn't enough to break the partisan gridlock that has crippled our government for a decade. Donald Trump should have been removed from office a year ago. So many lives have been lost because of the cowards in the Senate … Continue reading Can We Do Impartial Justice and Convict Him—This Time?

All Hail Tom Brady- No Thanks

All hail Tom Brady, the 400-year-old QB who doesn’t age or lose. I don’t watch sports, so I did not watch the Super Bowl, but I know who Tom Brady is. https://youtu.be/7QFFAHTWtiM Last week I watched a video from Jimmy Kimmel’s show, of Tom Brady reading "mean tweets," and it was meant to be endearing. … Continue reading All Hail Tom Brady- No Thanks

The News Won’t Stop

I haven't been much in the mood to discuss politics of late. The last couple of weeks, my constant and increasingly physical habit of rolling my eyes progressed to throwing my arms in the air as I do so, and then I added a jump stop, time step which resulted in a pulled hammie. Words. … Continue reading The News Won’t Stop

From Inside the House

Does anyone remember the 1979 movie “When a Stranger Calls?” For you youngsters, 1979 was before the invention of caller ID. It was a time when kids and perverts of all ages made crank/obscene phone calls as a form of entertainment. I never saw the movie because the preview was enough to keep me up … Continue reading From Inside the House