A Case for Impeachment Jury Tampering

“The intentional effort to influence the outcome of a juror’s opinion, vote or decision by unlawfully communicating with the juror in either a direct or indirect manner, outside the scope of legally permitted courtroom procedure.”

Definition of Jury Tampering

Once the results of the 2020 election became clear, Donald Trump became consumed, …

Donald Trump’s Attempted Coup

"So look. All I want to do is this. I just want to find 11,780 votes, which is one more than we have. Because we won the state."

Donald Trump (January 3, 2021)

Despite White House claims President Trump is “doing the work of the American people”, he has spent the past …

Trump Again Tries to Circumvent the Constitution

“Respect for the law and protection of the integrity of the democratic process warrant the exclusion of illegal aliens from the apportionment base”

Donald Trump (July 21, 2020)

After being rebuked by the Supreme Court when he tried to have the 2020 census exclude undocumented aliens, President Trump has predictably sought new …

A Clear Case of Dereliction of Duty

“The Bucks Stops Here!”

President Harry Truman

 

If any military commander knew, or should have known, about potential threats to the safety of the men and women serving under their chain of command and failed to take actions to protect his forces they would be guilty of dereliction of their duty.  If …

Presidential Accountability On Trial

“A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody.”

Thomas Paine

During recent trips to a Honeywell plant in Arizona and an Owens & Minor warehouse in Pennsylvania  both supplying Personal Protective Equipment, President Trump stood out by not using a face mask; showing disrespect …

Trump’s COVID-19 Failure of Leadership

“America Doesn’t want a King Trump”

Piers Morgan

In November 2019, U.S. intelligence officials warned a contagion sweeping through China was altering lives and business and posing a mortal threat to its population.  By January, senior White officials tried in vain to warn the president about the looming danger to America as …

Do We Really Want an Autocratic and Unanswerable President?

“Concentration of executive power, unless it's very temporary and for specific circumstances, let's say fighting World War Two, it's an assault on democracy.”

Norm Chomsky

Perhaps the most disturbing statement to come out of the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump was made by the aging Harvard professor Alan Dershowitz who has …

Now is Not the Time to Impeach the President

“No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man’s permission when we ask him to obey it”

Theodore Roosevelt

After listening to the highly-respected State Department and other officials who appeared before the House Intelligence Committee it became evident President Trump held-up  military …

Where Are Our Nation’s Patriots?

“we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.”

Declaration of Independence  (July 4, 1776)

Having revisited Independence Hall and the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, I am reminded despite their sometimes significant regional and partisan differences, 56 men were literally willing to risk their “Lives, Fortunes …

The President Discovers the Constitution

“I have an Article II, where I have the right to do whatever I want as president.”

President Donald Trump

Until recently, President Trump has ignored the Constitution, particularly as it establishes three co-equal branches of our government.  I assumed this was the result of his never having read or understood it …

An Emboldened President … Dangerous for Our Democracy

“I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.

James Madison

Attorney General Barr concluded the “Mueller Report” exonerated President Trump, his associates and campaign of collusion with Russia during the …

To Impeach or Not To Impeach

“The only conduct that merits the drastic remedy of impeachment is that which subverts our system of government or renders the president unfit or unable to govern.”

Charlies Ruff

With the release of the redacted Mueller Report, some Democrats have renewed calls for the House to begin proceedings to impeach President Trump.  …

Congress Must Support and Defend the Constitution

“There are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual consent and silent encroachment of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.”

James Madison

 

Given Mitch McConnell cannot prevent the Senate from voting on a House passed resolution to overturn President Trump’s declaration of a …

Our President’s Problems with Truth and Lack of a Moral Compass

“You are entitled to your opinion. But you are not entitled to your own facts.”
Daniel Patrick Moynihan
 John Dowd’s, President Trump’s attorney, assertion, “The President cannot obstruct justice because he is the chief law enforcement officer … and has every right to express his view of any case,”  is frightening to …

President Trump … A Leader in Name Only

“I used to say, ‘Go out and get the best people, and trust them.’ Over the years I have seen too many shenanigans, and now I say, ‘Get the best people and don’t trust them.’”
Donald Trump (2000)
As the country prepares to celebrate its 241st birthday, President Trump continues to be …

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