“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”

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

Joe Biden Will Be President on January 20

Yesterday we went from feelings of euphoria after hearing confirmation of the unlikely double win in the Senate that gives Democrats control of Congress, to a feeling of satisfaction after hearing that Joe Biden nominated Merrick Garland to be the next Attorney General of the United States. That is quite a trade up from Bill … Continue reading Joe Biden Will Be President on January 20

All Eyes on Georgia

Election results are in, except that the lame-duck has demanded a recount in targeted districts in Georgia. Biden won 49.9% of the popular vote in Georgia with 2,472,098 votes, and Squatter in Chief is at 49.2% with 2,458,121 votes. To be fair, only 13,977 votes stand between our towering leaner and 16 electoral votes. Recounts … Continue reading All Eyes on Georgia

Sticky Fingers Graham Sought to Disenfranchise Thousands

Once again we find Republicans are guilty of that which they accuse Democrats. ☝️🏼This guy... Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, a Republican, told Washington Post National political reporter Amy Gardner on Monday that South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham pressured him to throw out legal ballots from specific counties. Raffensperger said he’s come under … Continue reading Sticky Fingers Graham Sought to Disenfranchise Thousands

Trump’s Attempted Coup

Republican Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick is offering $1 million from his campaign funds for evidence of voter fraud. In other words, he has incentivized the fabrication of evidence. Everything's bigger in Texas. (Big hair, best there.) Payoffs in other states are going for far less. In South Carolina, $130,000 was enough to buy the … Continue reading Trump’s Attempted Coup