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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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A Few Things To Ponder

If you read this on publishing day the big event of the day promises to be the 1/6 hearings tonight – don’t be surprised if the Trump camp throws out a shiny object – so I thought I’d give you some things to ponder until the clock strikes the appointed hour. Continue reading A Few Things To Ponder

A Broken System Only Because…

It may have been somewhat overshadowed by the war in Ukraine but the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings to consider Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination for the Supreme Court illustrated just where America is today. Spoiler alert: It’s not a good place or the one the Founders envisioned.

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Oh, And Then

The most frustrating part of writing this blog is that despite all the latitude I have I still can never seem to touch on everything I’d like to. Today’s article is another of the catch up variety.

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Just Some Of What’s Going On

American politics is still in such a state that five articles a week are insufficient to cover everything that deserves coverage. Therefore, today will be another of the catch up variety. Continue reading Just Some Of What’s Going On