Category Archives: Political

Portrait in Prose of a Colorful Man

Portrait in Prose of a Colorful Man – by and Unnamed Writer There now lives among us a boorish and coarse self-appointed king, whose ideas, though somewhat polished and sharpened by education and experience are still large, florid, and untrammeled, … Continue reading

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51 Republicans Vote to Block Witnesses

Yesterday, January 31, 2020, 51 of the 53 Republican Senators voted to bar witnesses from testifying, as well as to bar documentary evidence from being presented in the impeachment trial of President Trump. Only Susan Collins and Mitt Romney broke … Continue reading

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A Brief Note About The Impeachment

If history repeats itself in the upcoming vote by senators in the impeachment trial of President Trump, the president will be acquitted. Why? Because no senator in the same party as a president on trial by the senate has ever … Continue reading

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President’s Trial Must Be Impartial

I made the photo from the deck of the Queen Mary II as she pulled of New York Harbor on a voyage to England in 2004. One of the most solemn duties of a Senator is to sit as an … Continue reading

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The Impeachment Is All About Motive

The President has been impeached for specific, well-documented actions. But why he took those actions and made those statements is at the heart of of the charges levied against him. The articles of Impeachment voted against President Trump December 18 … Continue reading

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A Kind and Respectful President Trump

The excerpt below from the New York Time brings out some of the kinder and more gentle instincts of President Trump – as he heaps praise on his democratic opponents and former stars of his administration. I understand that his … Continue reading

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Betrayal of a Loyal Ally – The Kurds

I see no other way to view what President Trump has done, or not done, in response to Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria – than a cowardly betrayal of a loyal friend and ally in the fight against ISIS. I’ve … Continue reading

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