Tuesday, January 28, 2020
It was easy to take John Bolton’s “sudden” willingness to testify to the Senate as meaningless posturing.   After all if he wanted to speak up and stick it to Trump when it mattered (for the country) he could have...
“Give me enough medals and I’ll win you any war”  (Napoleon Bonaparte, Napoleon’s Art of War) Napoleon (hardly the only one btw) wanted to inspire bravery.   Trump wants to inspire fear.   As the title indicates different methods apply to each. At...
The most infuriating aspect of the Republican Senators failure to do their jobs is that it is more than just a failure. It is a refusal to honor their oath…and a refusal that stains them indelibly and forever with...
“For a lawyer to do less than his utmost is, I strongly feel, a betrayal of his client. Though in criminal trials one tends to focus on the defense attorney and his client the accused, the prosecutor is also...
Am I the only one who sees an enormously ridiculous level of irony in GOP Senators complaining about the long hours they are having to spend in the Senate Chamber this week? Think about it.  After one insanely long day...
Conventional wisdom is that Speaker Pelosi held the Articles of Impeachment to put pressure on the GOP to hold a real Impeachment Trial in the Senate.   It further holds that perhaps she even expected a side benefit of new...
Even if you know nothing about baseball chances are you know the concept of relief pitching.   A quick primer:   If a pitcher seems to be losing his effectiveness the team’s Manager will bring in a relief pitcher from the...
Mitch McConnell has arranged the Impeachment trial process so that the Senate is not going to automatically allow the House to enter evidence into the trial record. By his design, after a period for senators’ questions, the Senate will hold...
As someone who served as a jarhead a long (long!) time ago I am familiar with the movie A Few Good Men.   It’s entertaining to be sure, and to be honest there’s some actual truth to the notion of...
How far the mighty have fallen. First, the current, cartoonish  remains of the former Rudi Giuliani…and now the venal shadow of the formerly, formidable Alan Dershowitz... both for sale for the mere cost of a fleeting headline. So, my question...

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