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Trump makes TV appearance, remains unhappy with fact witnesses

Fortunately, the key points got into the record and the GOP members of the Intel committee recycled the same points including multiple attempts to out the whistleblower. x Devin Nunes has two eyewitnesses to the Ukraine call testifying publicly right in front of him, but

Senator Ron Johnson tries to do CYA for Individual-1

The oddest disinformation so far has been a series of Ron Johnson media appearances that attempt to discredit Alexander Vindman. Johnson said Vindman might be among those bureaucrats who leak to the press "sabotage his policies and, if possible, remove him from office." pic.twitter.com/Mn5SHXUl06 —

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tin crow: No neurological evaluations for Trump at Walter Reed

“Mini-Strokes” speculation early in the evening on CNN compels a WH statement at 10pm ET. x Wow, Obama's former doctor is telling @ErinBurnett that Trump is having major neurological problems, especially with “word-finding,” and suggests he could be having small strokes.— Joan Walsh (@joanwalsh) November

Roger Stone and the media's shame of 2016

News on Friday that a federal court convicted former Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone on seven counts, including obstruction of a proceeding, false statements, and witness tampering only added to Trump’s woes as the second day of impeachment hearings played out in Washington. Stone’s conviction certainly added to an

Arms for Dirt: Trump tries to harass witnesses prior to a week of testimony

Individual-1 cannot learn that his rage tweeting might have consequences, even after a disastrous Friday of testimony where a GOP stunt failed at the House Intelligence committee hearings. You really should take Sundays off from witness tampering🐮 https://t.co/Sq2RhkugGO — Devin Nunes’ cow 🐮 (@DevinCow) November

Trump and his “chest discomfort” go to Walter Reed

Disinformation persists because of the sudden, unscheduled nature of the Saturday visit, as well as some obvious lying about it because if it were an actual “free weekend” Trump would be at the golf course. OTOH there were plenty of scatological quips in Twitter. A

Some thoughts on the hearings

One “advantage” of having been hospitalized for 76 hours is that I was able to watch a substantial amount of the impeachment hearings on Wed and Fri.   While in general my thoughts were, as might  be expected, in general focused on other topics (including getting

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The Daily Bucket–Trigger Warning

The Great Blue Heron is one of the largest birds in North America, standing 4 feet tall with a six foot wing span.  When the birds evolved from the dinosaurs, the Herons emerged, but herons changed very little over the last few million years.   Their

A Secret Senate Vote on Impeachment?

Juleanna Glover offers a surprising scenario in Politico Magazine: There’s a Surprisingly Plausible Path to Removing Trump From Office. (She was an adviser to George W. Bush, among other Republicans.) She argues that there’s nothing in the Senate rules that prevents it from requiring a

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Bribery/Extortion facts keep coming in as Witness-Day approaches

A desperate Trump imagines himself in numerous ironies in advance of must-see TV. x But you didn't. You didn't sign the Whistleblower Protection Act. The law in its present form was signed by President Clinton in 1998. You are a liar and an idiot @realDonaldTrump,