Tag Archives: Merrick Garland

Did Trump Shorten The Game?

If you despise basketball analogies move on. My fifteen seasons on the bench in a suit and tie taught me a lot and much of it is applicable to politics (in my mind anyway). I’ll be going back to my days at the high school level and before the shot clock.

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On Whatever Charge You Can

This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.

The above disclaimer is especially warranted on this article. It seems the story of Trump associated scandals can’t rest for more than a few hours at a time. Exactly where it is going and where it will stop is beyond me. However, I am firmly convinced that an earnest attempt(s) to punish him must be made even if it fails and that other than in the court of informed and objective public opinion he skates.

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Progressive Sweeping XII

It’s been a bit since my last sweeping and there is plenty to clean up. Let’s go. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping XII

The “Raid”

This article is being written late Friday afternoon. The time is important because this is somewhat of a dynamic situation some facts of which may be clearer and/or more complete by publishing time let alone by the time you get around to reading this. My usual practice is to make the subject of Sunday’s article the biggest political story of the week just ended. Judging by the “ink” expended there is no doubt that what the right wing is calling the raid on Mar-a-Lago was the biggest story.

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No Referral Necessary

One of the great debates going on in progressive circles is whether the 1/6 Committee should make a criminal referral to the Justice Department with Donald Trump as its subject. As the title indicates I have some definite thoughts on that and justifications colored by the political reality in today’s America. I’d like to present some of them below and invite you to come along.

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