Are you frustrated with the pace (and at this point too often lack) of justice for Donald Trump and the January 6th insurrectionists? If so, count yourself among the many. It’s coming and, in some cases, has already occurred. Seriously! We found that out again last week.
Last week was again a week with a lot of competition for the biggest political story of the week but I’m choosing the conviction of four members of the Proud Boys on seditious conspiracy. They were also found guilty of other felonies and other Proud Boys were also found guilty of lesser felonies. These verdicts were not lone occurrences but additions to previous convictions. Keep in mind that seditious conspiracy is seldom charged because it is nearly impossible to get a conviction on it. Seditious conspiracy carries a possible penalty of 20 years in federal prison.
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For some time now I’ve described the Trump administration as an organized criminal enterprise. With due respect to real mobsters and in view of last week’s 1/6 Committee hearings perhaps I need to put scare quotes around the word organized.
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I just added Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump and an Epic Trail of Destruction by David Enrich to the Recommended Reading List.
Enrich is currently the Financial Editor of the New York Times and prior to that held a similar position with the Wall Street Journal. In other words he is the real deal and has worked in a high position for both a liberal and a conservative publication of world renown. Especially if you have a finance, accounting or banking background you will find this book fascinating. Whether you do or don’t you will find it terrifying. The unveiling of the web of personal connections alone is worth the time it will take you to read it.
From what we can tell President Trump has basically been a liar at least his entire adult life. You would think after all these decades he would be good at it. Unless you have a mental problem or are willfully ignorant you have to admit that he isn’t. Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Is Not Very Sharp But… →
It’s not every day that you get to coin a word and recognize a young journalist who looks like they will become a superstar but today is that day for me. Let’s explore. Continue reading RICOphobia →