Category Archives: Down the drain

Pelosi’s Patient Purpose

There is not going to be a quick and meaningless trial in the Senate. Donald J. Trump has been impeached for abuse of power and obstructing Congress. So, these are charges that can only be levied against a POTUS.
Judges can be impeached for malfeasance, but only those who “enjoy” a lifetime appointment. Others can, of course, be removed via election or, in some states, a finding of incompetence by a Governor. That is a significant difference.

Transaction

I am puzzled by the use of the word “transaction” as a description of a public servant’s behavior as negative. Trump is accused of being transactional. I’d say his behavior is quite the opposite. He’s committed to carrying out actions or functions that he does not complete. No action. Period. He’s the embodiment of the Party of No. All for show. Pomp and circumstance, nothing more.

News of the Day

Trump went to Afghanistan to have a late dinner with the troops. Before he left, he supposedly signed a new law amending our relationship with Hong Kong. The Congressional Record indicated that the announcement was premature–an example of taking the intent for the act?
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