Today’s article presents a challenge. On a national holiday I normally publish an article dedicated to it. On a Sunday I normally publish an article predicated on the biggest political story of the week just ended. Today is Independence Day or The Fourth of July as we commonly call it. If I had to sum up the biggest political story of the week just ended in a single word it would be: Thursday. Even then I’d be incomplete, too much popped that day. However, I think I can blend the two while covering some of Thursday.
Today’s article is another one of the catch up variety. There should be something(s) for everyone. Let’s explore. Continue reading This Too
There have been multiple reports of the Mueller probe wrapping up and submitting a report to the Attorney General. That will happen someday but I don’t know exactly when. Regardless of what happens soon after that it is far from the end of Russiagate. In fact it will just be the end of Round One. Round Two commenced in earnest this week with the House Intelligence Committee’s requests for information from 81 persons and entities. Even this is just phase one of Round Two; expect more people and entities to receive request letters. There is a lot to explore here so let’s do so together for a bit. Continue reading Round Two Commences
I was born, educated and lived the first 47 years of my life in New York State so I guess I’ll always have a soft spot in my heart for it. (That still doesn’t negate the fact that I don’t miss the snow.) Recently its rising political star Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was forced out in a matter of hours when he was exposed in a scandal. The speed with which he resigned makes me believe there was a lot of fire behind that smoke and that somebody who was politically motivated let the cat out of the bag. This is all unsubstantiated speculation on my part but allow me to connect a logical series of dots. Continue reading The Empire (State) Strikes Back