Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tag: impeachment

Impeached: Notes on the travesty that passed for a trial

The word “outrageous” comes to mind.

To quit or not to acquit, that was the question

It is, of course, the day the Republican majority in the U.S Senate decided to quit the Constitution rather than not to acquit a tyrannical president.

Witness to a farce

Watching impeachment through the lens of the New York Times.

Impeachment, Bernie’s surge, and the upcoming State of the Union

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich launches a new talk show, The Common Good, and discusses the latest on impeachment.

Impeachment rocks—why stop with only one winner?

Bring on more House indictments—who else calls out the mafia-style boss and crime wave making America much worse?

Trump brags about withholding evidence as democratic impeachment managers lay out...

While the impeachment trial was taking place in the Senate, President Trump was across the Atlantic at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he tweeted more than 140 times and dismissed the impeachment trial as a hoax.

Is Pelosi preparing to drop a bombshell on the Senate impeachment...

We have no way of knowing what Pelosi will do, we can only speculate and hope that she does something that will prove to the American people that he is guilty as charged.

Giuliani’s a slimeball but bribing Maduro to quit office was less...

The latest Trump administration news is a Washington Post article reporting that Trump’s “personal lawyer” Rudy Giuliani, was working a private “back...

10 good things about 2019

Remembering some of the gains in the difficult year of 2019 can help inspire us for the critical struggles ahead.

What’s the matter with America?

To impeach or not to impeach.

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"There are voters who are afraid, there are election workers who are afraid."

Senators call for investigation into Border Patrol tracking phones without warrant

"...we urge you to investigate CBP’s warrantless use of commercial databases containing Americans’ information, including but not limited to Venntel’s location database.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

$280m ‘dark money’ spent by US Christian right groups globally

Organizations led by some of Donald Trump’s most vocal allies and supporters have spent increasing amounts of money globally to influence foreign laws, policies and public opinion in order “to stir a backlash” against sexual and reproductive rights.

Ending regime change—in Bolivia and the world

The triumph of democracy in Bolivia and the failure of the U.S.'s "regime change" efforts around the world.