AK-Sen: HuffPost, “A Secret Recording Of Mining Executives Is Shaking Up The Alaska Senate Race”

First, from The Washington Post: Mining executive Tom Collier, who boasted in secretly taped conversations that he had leveraged his ties to Republican officials to advance a controversial project in Alaska, resigned Wednesday. Collier, CEO of the Pebble Limited Partnership, offered his resignation a day after the group Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) released recordings of…

Mike Bloomberg secret racist tape worse than you think.

While many are shocked by racist words coming out of Mike Bloomberg. I find it rather amusing. Patriarchs and Oligarchs of his ilk share the same prejudices and ignorance. An uninformed Mike Bloomberg likely still believes this. x x YouTube Video So what did this bastion of virtue say? 95% of your murders — murderers and…

Could a Secret Ballot on Impeachment in the Senate make a difference

Even if the votes leading to it might not be secret, perhaps there’s a way to get to removal. it’s not hard to imagine three senators supporting a secret ballot. (A)ccording to current Senate procedure, McConnell will still need a simple majority—51 of the 53 Senate Republicans—to support any resolution outlining rules governing the trial….

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 secret vote on impeachment, and all it would take is…