The last week in April is among my favorite weeks of the year. Spring is in the air; tulips in full bloom, rhododendrons budding, hydrangeas showing signs of life, an 0600 FBI search of Rudy Giuliani’s condo on Madison Avenue, and his Park Avenue office executed. Ah, spring. Did I mention the birds? The yellow-rumped … Continue reading Ah, Spring- Daffodils, Yellow-Rumped Warblers, and Rudy Giuliani Going Through Some Things
Before I start my rant about the Saturday vote to acquit Donald Trump, I believe the defense team’s creative method of distraction on Friday merits mention. The following people were randomly brought into the defense team's argument: Madonna, Johnny Depp, Robert De Niro, ANTIFA, and of course Hunter Biden and Hillary Clinton. Très bizarre. Democrats … Continue reading Senate Indictment Doesn’t Stick to Teflon Don— Again
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”
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
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?
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