Trump

Do not forget how we got here

As the President’s illness is comprehensively covered and updated in frenzied, up-to-the-minute posts, I continue to wonder about the fate of all of those brown people–adults and children–who walked here. They came up through Central America and Mexico, hundreds of miles, with just the clothes on their backs and hope for the children whose hands […]

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The saving trace of this COVID moment

link.medium.com/JF6x5UFxB5 “From one citizen to another, I beg of you: take a deep breath, ignore the deafening noise, and think deeply about what you want to put back into your life. This is our chance to define a new version of normal, a rare and truly sacred (yes, sacred) opportunity to get rid of the […]

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Trump reveals how to never elect another Republican again

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/30/trump-republican-party-voting-reform-coronavirus The truth emerges just as we suspected. This is about as close to admitting that Republicans have to suppress the vote and/or cheat to win as one might get short of a total admission. “The things they had in there were crazy. They had things, levels of voting that if you’d ever agreed to […]

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Trump’s Corona virus blame game

“Donald Trump’s chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told the Conservative Political Action Conference [CPAC] that the Coronavirus was the ‘hoax of the day,’” conceived of and perpetuated by a hostile media establishment. During a Congressional hearing on Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo refused to disagree with the chief of staff. (@TheHill.com) While the U.S. […]

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Trump’s efforts to obstruct were clear, Democrats say, but question of impeachment isn’t

The Mueller report’s findings and the special counsel’s deferral to Congress increase pressure on Democrats and 2020 presidential candidates from the party’s left flank. Source: Trump’s efforts to obstruct were clear, Democrats say, but question of impeachment isn’t   Yes, there is an election in 18 months, but Democrats’ weakness on impeaching Trump is irresponsible. […]

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