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Daily Archives: December 23, 2019

Groundhog Day: a second Trump impeachment could happen

As unlikely as it could happen, the eventual resolution of the Don McGahn testimony issue could bring another impeachment inquiry. The investigations continue regardless of this first impeachment, because there’s just so much Trump lawlessness, one Senate trial won’t be enough. And even if we

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Follow(ing) the Leader or Leadership

The Impeachment of Donald John Trump, 45th President of the United States has made me ponder the difference between leaders and leadership.  I have come to the conclusion that Republicans require leaders and Democrats want leadership. Following a leader means you have no trust in

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Perfect is the Enemy of Good

I always loved nature, ever since I was a barefoot kid chasing tadpoles and minnows in Omaha’s Papio Creek. I always loved unions, too, especially after I got a truck driving job at Teamster wages in Oakland California, at double my prior non-union earnings. For


Thanks To You, We’re Making Progress On Medicare For All!

Archives By Donna Smith, Executive Director – Progressive Democrats of America Tell Congress: We Need Medicare For All!   We need Improved Medicare For All (MFA). Economists and health policy experts agree: MFA will save 10,000s of lives and 100s of $billions every year. Thanks

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Charles M Blow: Remembering the Poor on Christmas

is a column I strongly urge people here to read. It is subtitled “It’s easy to forget those left behind in a strong economy.” Blow writes powerfully about his own childhood as the youngest of 3 sons raised without his father after his mother ended

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An open question for even undergraduate level economists

I’m not an economist, and didn’t even major in it in college.   So I have an honest question for those with some more expertise than me. Background:  I just read a very typical article that said that economists conclude that the employer side of


“no puppet, no puppet”, He definitely is a puppet

The disinformation campaign continues, and Trump at Mar-a-Lago will undoubtedly do stupid things. x A total Witch Hunt! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 21, 2019 x Trump’s Putin tweet should’ve been a siren. Should’ve led all broadcasts and papers. That it’s not tells us

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Donald Trump was impeached. Where do we go from here?

The suspense is over: Donald J. Trump is impeached. The question is, now what?  It is unlikely that the Senate will remove Donald Trump from the office of the presidency. There are those who are not politically savvy, who do not stay informed, and who are