Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: impeachment

43 traitors

There were 43 Republican senators who failed to uphold their oath of office by voting to acquit Donald Trump and potentially created a January exception for future outgoing presidents.

GOP free fall opens progressive doors—rethug acquittal confirms party bankruptcy

The Senate trial could not have turned out better for anti-Trump forces—and more damaging for defenders of the Misfit-in-chief.

Cancel perks for the worst president in history

No cushy benefits. No national security briefings. No perks for the worst president in history.

Hidden in plain sight: The “unimpeachable” offenses

The presidential offenses that are routinely considered unimpeachable -- and therefore ultimately acceptable -- tell us a lot about Congress. And about U.S. mass media. And maybe about ourselves.

The case for impeaching the 45th president

This unprecedented state of affairs calls for unprecedented action, namely the conviction and formal removal of the 45th president who refuses to concede that he is no longer president.

Is impeaching President Trump ‘pointless revenge’? Not if it sends a...

If Congress chooses to impeach President Trump, it is because there is a need to mark out, through a definitive statement, what no president ought to do.

Why impeach Trump at this late date? One word, says Bernie...

"It must be made clear that no president, now or in the future, can lead an insurrection against the U.S. government."

If maliciously defying voting doesn’t justify another impeachment, what does?

Where are widespread calls to arms that defying a legitimate election qualifies as the crisis of crises?

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.

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The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.