Philadelphia DA Says He Will Arrest Feds If They Commit a Crime in His City

Philadelphia is where the Founding Fathers met to write the Declaration of Independence from the tyranny of George III. The Philadelphia district attorney is continuing that tradition: He will defend the city from the tyranny of Donald I. Philly DA Krasner vows to arrest federal law enforcement if they break the law in Philadelphia Philadelphia…

In Turkmenistan, Wearing a Face Mask is a Crime

Turkmenistan, a former Soviet republic in central Asia, has been ruled by a succession of strongmen. The first one, Turkmenbashi, had a huge statue of himself built over the capital of Ashgabat (see the photo). When we were there in 2008, shortly after Turkmenbashi had died, there were signs that  the country was starting to…

Bolsonaro Says Taking Anti-COVID-19 Measures is a Crime

The stupid, it burns. Brazil’s president is warning state governors that if they take aggressive measures to contain the coronavirus, they will be committing a crime: AP: Brazil’s Bolsonaro makes life-or-death coronavirus gamble [Brazilian President Jair] Bolsonaro says his response to the disease matches that of President Donald Trump in the U.S., but the Brazilian…

The Cover-Up is the crime

Man-child wreaks revenge by reassigning WH and NSC personnel in anticipation of the next outrage. Trimming the NSC staff in certain areas will allow for fewer witnesses when, not if, the next bit of Trump criming happens. x Trump has “discussed removing Michael Atkinson, the inspector general of the IC… Trump has expressed frustration that…

Yes, Donald, you have committed the 'crime of the century'

Just before leaving for the golf course this morning, Trump reminded us of his concern for law enforcement hygiene. Darn those dirty (filthy) cops. Darn that psychological projection. New unredacted emails between OMB and DoD show that Trump did continue the hold on Arms for Dirt funds. x ….had happened to a Presidential candidate, or…

Did You Know Abuse of Power Isn't a Crime?

Matt Whittaker offered the latest Trumpie defense of the indefensible: Former Trump Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Offers Stunning Impeachment Defense: ‘Abuse of Power is Not a Crime’ Speaking with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham, Whitaker blasted the House Democrats for “secret testimony” and “selective leaking to preferred outlets” after warning that a future Republican Speaker of…

Who knew? Ukraine-gate is actually a Rick Perry crime spree!

Stop me before I dance again. Rick is no stranger to jail time, among other stupid things. Perry was in contact with Ukrainians during period of the infamous call because of associated energy meetings, but none of that diminishes the reality of the Trump call, the notes, the extortion, or the bribery. More Trump misdirection, although…

On the subject of “crime-infested”

people might well be interested in reading a Twitter thread by one @Zeddy on Trump Tower, starting with this tweet: x On the subject of #CrimeInfested. A thread. Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, owned and lived in a condo on 43rd floor of Trump Tower. Currently in prison for money-laundering, bank fraud, tax fraud,…