As expected, Donald Trump is taking a victory lap telling anyone that will listen that he was acquitted in the impeachment trial. Under the rules, yes he was, but the outcome is far from an exoneration of Trump. These are the unpleasant facts that Donald Trump ignores. The Senate, although Donald Trump controls the majority… Read More Nope, Not Acquitted
As you likely know, the Senate voted 51 to 49 not to call witnesses in the trial to impeach Donald J. Trump. Two Republicans, voted to call witness, Susan Collins and Mitt Romney. Although there was some intrigue before the vote, the outcome did not surprise anyone. More and more evidence of Trump wrongdoing continues… Read More The Impeachment Farce
Over the last two days, the Senate has been going through tedious question and answer sessions over the issues in the impeachment of Donald J. Trump. I did not write a post yesterday because the Q&A sessions are nothing more than theater. There is nothing new I can offer readers that is not already available… Read More Impeachment Questions And Answers Sessions
John Bolton is a staple of Washington politics. Bolton likes war. Bolton knows the political game. Bolton could care less about Donald J. Trump and cares more about how much power he can amass. Bolton is a nationalist. Bolton believes that the country must affect regime change in other countries that disagree with U.S. values.… Read More For John Bolton It Is About Money
Most of my life I have heard how great the American legal system is. It is a fair system. It is the best system in the world. The rule of law rules. Those are the common comments I am told when discussing Mexico’s rising violence and narco influence. Each time I just shake my head.… Read More Impeachment Proves What A Joke American Legal System Is
I hope you enjoy RumpToons No: 169!
In the second day of the impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump, the House Managers kept presenting their case. Yesterday, the managers focused on Article One of the Impeachment Articles before the Senate. Article One is Abuse of Power. Like the day before, the managers presented their case in narrative, detailing their case as to… Read More Day Two Impeachment Recap
As expected, day one of the impeachment trial of Donald Trump was a presentation of evidence by the House Managers supporting the two impeachment articles against Trump. The managers presented the evidence in narrative form. Nothing earth-shattering came of the day. The evidence is already out in the public. Unlike the traditional court setting where… Read More Day One of the Impeachment Trial of Donald J Trump
Unless you are living under a rock then you know that the impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump began yesterday. Trump is only the third president to be impeached. Regardless of where you stand on impeachment, history is being made as you read this post. Other political topics will have to take a back seat… Read More The Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump
The Government Accountability Office is a government agency that audits and investigates government entities on behalf of the United States Congress. It is non-partisan. Yesterday it issued a report about the withholding of the Ukrainian money that is at the center of the articles of impeachment pending before the Senate. The Senate is scheduled to… Read More GAO Concludes Donald Trump Violated Law
I am so engrossed in the ongoing political shenanigans that often times I do not realize how little important information trickles down to everyday people. It seems that voters are too focused on providing for their families and being part of their families that they have little time to follow the complex world of politics.… Read More Political Quickbytes
I trust you all had an excellent start to 2020. Unless you are completely oblivious to politics you likely know that Donald Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives as 2019 ended. If you aren’t aware than I’m really shocked that you are reading my blog. The impeachment of Donald Trump will now dominate… Read More The Impeachment of Donald Trump
I hope you enjoy RumpToons No: 164!
Unless you are completely oblivious to politics then you likely know that Donald Trump is now the third U.S. president to be impeached by the House of Representatives. Now Trump’s fate rests at the Senate which is likely to skip an official proceeding and skip straight to the exoneration of Trump. But something caught my… Read More Nancy Pelosi – A Pocket Impeachment?
I hope you enjoy RumpToons No: 163!
I am the first one to admit that I have a bias against Donald Trump. Ok, so maybe a very deep bias. As such, there is an inherent distortion in my worldview when it comes to Trump. That said, I can’t for the life of me get over the Twilight Zone of a world where… Read More The Trump Twilight Zone
Yesterday, U.S. Representative Jerry Nadler (NY-D) formally announced at 9:10 am (Eastern time) that the House of Representatives will hold a vote on two articles of impeachment against Donald J. Trump. Only two U.S. presidents have been formally impeached by the House of Representatives. If the House of Representatives approves the two articles of impeachment… Read More Donald Trump Impeached
For many years I carried the hidden secret that people in the U.S. would make fun of my government. Jokes about beans, poverty and corruption were/are pervasive. México, like all countries, has its problems but U.S. people (the arrogance of Americans forgets that America is a continent) don’t seem to notice or understand their own… Read More The World Laughed At Donald Trump – Again
Unless U.S. voters are living under a rock, (I would not be surprise of there are a few of the them) they likely know that there is an impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump’s activities in relation to the Ukraine. The country remains highly partisan with the Republicans and Trump supporters firmly behind the idea that… Read More The First Set of Impeachment Documents
Representative John Yarmuth, a Democrat, had an interesting theory on CNN on Monday night on what could happen if Donald Trump were to be removed from office. As many have been contemplating, the removal of Trump would result in Mike Pence taking over. If Pence were to be removed as well, or resign before a… Read More Nikki Haley – The GOP Worst-Case Scenario
I hope you enjoy RumpToons No: 161!
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It is extremely poignant that it is immigrants that are delivering the death blows to Donald Trump’s defense against impeachment. Considering that Donald Trump launched his presidential ambitions by attacking immigrants, this is especially poignant. Two immigrant patriots stepped forth this week and have delivered the evidence that ties Donald Trump directly to a bribe.… Read More Immigrants Helping To Impeach Donald Trump
Although most of us understood that articles of impeachment were going to be filed against Donald Trump, it was yesterday’s testimony that cemented them into stone. As most political observers understand, the Democrats must file impeachment articles to keep themselves relevant in 2020. The Republicans are still trying to figure out a way out of… Read More Quid Pro Quo Impeachment
Everyone is wondering why Donald Trump visited Walter Reed Medical Center for an announced medical exam on Saturday. Everyone is speculating as to the nature of the medical visit. Like everyone, I am also going to chime in with my speculation. I may be right, or I may be wrong, but like everyone else I… Read More Trump Hospital Visit And The 25th
I hope you enjoy RumpToons No: 159!
Donald Trump and the Republicans have decided that the best way to respond to the impeachment hearings is to create illusions of reality. The GOP talking points are simple: 1. It is unfair to Trump, 2. What about the Biden’s, and 3. Where’s the crime? Trump and cohorts just do not want to have the… Read More Fox News and the Impeachment Hearings – Surprise!
Today marks the beginning of a historical event in American history – the beginning of the impeachment inquiry to determine if Donald Trump should be impeached. I, like many others, will be watching the event unfold and I will be opining like many others. Although it is called an impeachment inquiry – make no mistake,… Read More Impeachment Hearings
Unless you are living under a rock, you likely know that public impeachment hearings will begin on Wednesday. Most of us who follow politics closely will tune in. Many more will follow the hearings through social media and their favorite news channels. Everyone will spin the outcome to favor their beliefs. One of the loudest… Read More Impeachment and Coup
Let us be crystal clear about something, Donald Trump is currently under criminal investigation. No amount of spin and media manipulation will make that stain go away, ever. As you likely know, the House of Representatives voted on opening a formal investigation into determining whether there are enough grounds to bring articles of impeachment against… Read More Let Us Be Clear: Donald Trump Is Under Criminal Investigation
I hope you enjoy RumpToons No: 157!
Many in the United States are focused on the impeachment debacle. But there is another related issue that is related to Donald Trump’s brand of exclusion politics – Brexit. The UK will likely vote again on the issue of Brexit on December 12. It is not a direct referendum on Brexit, but rather a vote… Read More Brexit and Impeachment
As readers may be aware, the House is scheduled to vote on the next phase of the impeachment inquiry today. Contrary to the Donald Trump spin, today’s vote formalizes the next steps in the inquiry. Readers can download the proposed House resolution at the end of this post. For those wanting a quick synopsis of… Read More Video: Today’s House Vote on Impeachment In 30 Seconds
On Sunday, Donald Trump was met with large-scale boos and chants of “lock him up” as he was announced at Game 5 of the World Series. Just when Trump was thinking of taking a victory lap for ordering the killing of a terrorist the truth that he is so desperately trying to avoid slapped him… Read More Boos and Chants of Look Him Up
I noticed a curious thing about the GOP response to the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump. It somewhat surprises me because it says a lot about the impeachment. It says that the Republicans are resigned to Donald Trump being impeached. Here’s why. The GOP has decided that the House will issue Articles of Impeachment. Note… Read More Note How The GOP Responds to Impeachment
While almost all U.S. voters are either oblivious to the nation’s politics or are focused on the impeachment of Donald Trump, the rest of the world is witnessing social unrest that could spread to the United States quickly. This infographic shows where the global hot spots are currently. Readers should note the number of civil… Read More October 2019 Global Hot Spots
Donald Trump launched his presidential ambitions by announcing that he wanted to build a wall along the U.S.-México border from shining sea to shining sea. The wall is yet to be built. But the walls around Donald Trump are starting to cave in over him. Check out the latest poll results. Yesterday, FoxNews, yes you… Read More The Walls Are Caving In For Trump
The country is on the way to impeachment. As I wrote earlier, (link) the Democrats have painted themselves into a corner making Articles of Impeachment a requirement to make sure they retain their seats in 2020. That was then. Now Donald Trump has written Article I of his Articles of Impeachment. What some U.S. voters… Read More Impeachment Is A Done Deal
I hope you enjoy RumpToons No: 153!
“Shoot immigrants in the legs,” suggested Donald Trump, according to a report from the New York Times on October 1. Read it again because it is important. Donald Trump told aids that U.S. officials should shoot immigrants in the legs to slow them down. As many of you know, Donald Trump is fuming about the… Read More Shoot Immigrants In The Legs