Senate Blocks Commission as a Favor to Mitch

Six GOP Senators Put Country First Voting YES:CassidyCollinsMurkowskiPortmanRomneySasseEleven Senators Did Not Bother to Vote:Blackburn (R-TN)Blunt (R-MO)Braun (R-IN)Burr (R-NC)Inhofe (R-OK)Murray (D-WA)Risch (R-ID)Rounds (R-SD)Shelby (R-AL)Sinema (D-AZ)Toomey (R-PA) Remember the eleven Senators who were not willing to attach their names to a vote. Remember too the 35 Republicans who voted to block the commission- they won. How many … Continue reading Senate Blocks Commission as a Favor to Mitch

“The Lack of Actionable Intelligence”

A parliamentary inquiry into the "lack of actionable intelligence" shared before the attack on the Capitol building on January 6th began on Tuesday. The term “parliamentary inquiry” in layman’s terms is the Senate requesting formal clarification of a procedural situation. The term “lack of actionable intelligence,” could apply anything about that former guy’s entire existence. … Continue reading “The Lack of Actionable Intelligence”

CPAC Weekend — Oh Joy

CPAC weekend has arrived, oh joy. What is CPAC? I sit at a cafe under an umbrella, my elbow rests on a small mosaic table that holds a cup of thick Turkish coffee, and a pack of filterless European cigarettes. Closing my eyes, head in hand, I bask in the warmth of the sun, inhaling … Continue reading CPAC Weekend — Oh Joy

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?

Consequences First, Then Unity

Overlook flex cuffs, bombs, and gallows The cornered leaders plea It's time for unity and healing There’s nothing here to see https://twitter.com/donwinslow/status/1348293638648782851?s=21 A map of tunnels in the basement, Directions from the vice, Meanwhile, the mob is plotting To return “next time not so nice” https://twitter.com/jcrongeyer/status/1348271530346733571?s=21 Erik Prince’s blackwater army Push past the maga pawn … Continue reading Consequences First, Then Unity