Category Archives: Donald Trump

Incomplete Impeachment

Where Are the Impeachment Articles for Trump’s Corruption? By Bill Blum/ Truthdig/ December 31, 2019 Donald Trump has been impeached, but House Democrats have given him a pass on arguably his most egregious high crime and misdemeanor—his unrelenting use of … Continue reading

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A Gangster in the White House

By David Frum/ The Atlantic/ December 28, 2019 Amid a two-day binge of post-Christmas rage-tweeting, President Donald Trump retweeted the name of the CIA employee widely presumed to be the whistle-blower in the Ukraine scandal. On Thursday night, December 26, … Continue reading

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Charges Too Narrow–Why?

Ralph Nader is right. Why did the Democrats charge Trump with such a narrow offense. Why didn’t they go after his emoluments violations, for example. Or improperly using funds destined by Congress for Ukraine and using it instead on his … Continue reading

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Who Do Republicans Work For?

Why have no Republicans turned on Trump? A corrupted Supreme Court By Thom Hartmann/ Raw Story/ December 4, 2019 There is a very simple reason why some Republicans voted for the impeachment proceedings against Richard Nixon, but none have so … Continue reading

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Impeachable: Denying Climate Change

Trump’s Worst Impeachable Offense Hurts the Whole World By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan/ Democracy Now/ November 7, 2019 You can run from the climate crisis, but you can’t hide. On the front lines of this global environmental calamity, entire … Continue reading

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CLEAN SWEEP NEEDED

By Thom Hartmann/ ThomHartmann.com/ September 24, 2019 Trump’s Ukrainian extortion scandal is metastasizing across his administration. It’s now apparent that his Chief of Staff played a role in stopping the money that Congress had appropriated for Ukraine to defend itself, … Continue reading

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OUR POST-TRUTH INFORMATION SYSTEM

By Charlie Warzel/ New York Times/ August 13, 2019 Even on an internet bursting at the seams with conspiracy theories and hyperpartisanship, Saturday marked a new chapter in our post-truth, choose-your-own-reality crisis story. It began Saturday morning, when news broke … Continue reading

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Impeachment Time

Letter to Monterey Herald July 17, 2019: As the White House swats away and continues to resist Democratic subpoenas and requests for information, it is increasingly clear that impeachment of President Trump is the only good way to get evidence … Continue reading

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IMPEACH NOW!

The Real Reason Nancy Pelosi Is Ducking Impeachment By Todd Stern/ Washington Post/ June 13, 2019 Eight weeks after the release of the redacted Mueller report, the central question of whether to open a formal impeachment inquiry remains unanswered, with … Continue reading

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DEATH THROES OF DEMOCRACY

How our republic could die in the age of Trump — in a stunning parallel to the fall of Rome By Thom Hartmann/ Alternet/ May 20, 2019 The American republic could die, just like Rome. Wavering for some time on … Continue reading

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