This is the last of my hiatus articles; I’ll be back to my version of live blogging tomorrow. It is also the first work day of 2022 for many so I thought it was a great opportunity to put our situation in perspective and challenge my American readers.
A lot changes at noon today. The most recognized is that Joe Biden becomes President. Also Kamala Harris becomes Vice President which means she becomes President of the Senate. With the seating of both Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock of Georgia it gives the Democrats control of the upper chamber and makes Chuck Schumer the Majority Leader. Mathematically at least that gives the Democrats the opportunity to make a needed rule change. Let’s explore. Continue reading Filibuster Reform
The actions of Donald Trump have gotten progressively more dangerous during his time in office. Monday he proved he is a madman and must be stopped. The Cabinet (what a joke!) won’t do it. Congress failed to and the blame lies with exclusively one political party. Only the voters can do it and we must. Let’s explore. Continue reading Only We Can Stop The Madman
It’s Wednesday afternoon as I finish writing this article. Last night’s results are still coming in but it has become apparent that Joe Biden will be the Democratic nominee in 2020. Let’s explore. Continue reading It’s Joey
The first clause of Section 2 of Article II of the United States Constitution concludes with the following words: “… he [the president] shall have powers to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.” Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich wrote a piece entitled If Impeached by the House, Trump is Literally Unpardonable for Newsweek on December 2nd. Juxtapose those and you have the basis of a very interesting article. Let’s explore. Continue reading If Reich Is Correct