Category: Government

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The GOP’s Gossip Girls

I will not believe that the GOP is tired of Trump until they say so publicly. Until that moment, they own this. All of it. Every corruption, every racist utterance, every violation of norms. Every dollar of debt, every pardoned war criminal, every dead Kurd.

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Impeachment Hearings Day 2

The public impeachment hearings resume Friday morning, with former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch appearing before the House Intelligence Committee

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Wednesday Writs: United States v. Leonard Peltier

It’s Wednesday! Celebrate by reading this week’s Wednesday Writs, your round up of law and legal related stories from all over. This week: The controversial case of Leonard Peltier. Plus: SCOTUS takes up DACA but leaves Sandy Hook’s parents’ lawsuit against Remington alive; the Baby Trump Balloon slasher, justice for sale, and, for once, a SMART criminal of the week. Read, comment and share!

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Public Impeachment Hearings Begin

The first public hearings in House Democrats’ Impeachment inquiry are set to kick off today in the House Intelligence Committee.

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The Impeachment Meltdown Begins

I have, to this point, been neutral on the question of impeachment. But I’m slowly falling off that fence I’ve been straddling for the last few months. Maybe…it’s time.

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Upheaval in San Juan

Where we go from here…I don’t think anyone knows. But we once again find ourselves in interesting times.

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The House Knocks Back

It was inevitable that those seeking to knock down the House — the House who have their own constituencies, own concerns, and own political careers to worry about — would start knocking back.

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AOC and “Squad” vs Nancy Pelosi

It’s a sign of how crazy the times have gotten that many libertarians and conservatives — including this one — now see Pelosi as the voice of reason.

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House on Fire

Nancy Pelosi did not suddenly forget how to run the house, so the answer must be in the new makeup of her caucus.

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Mueller to Testify Before Congress

Robert Mueller is going to say nothing to congress other than “It’s covered in the report” so let the hype begin!

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