Dead Man’s Hand: The Impeachment Gambit

https://youtu.be/wR3xwENK7Jo by Jim Kavanagh  edited by O Society August 16, 2019 The two-year Mueller investigation of Donald Trump’s alleged collusion (“largely synonymous with conspiracy”) with Russia is over. Nothingburger. The 448-page Mueller Report has been published in full, and made into a dramatic hour-and-twenty-minute stage performance adapted by a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright with a cast of Hollywood stars. Yawn. Then … Continue reading Dead Man’s Hand: The Impeachment Gambit

Is America Facing The Same Economic Challenges That Preceded The Great Depression?

by Thom Hartmann edited by O Society July 5, 2019 The inequality tipping point where the working class can no longer afford to buy what they need to survive is getting close if it's not already here. The last time this happened... was right before the great depression of the second decade of the last … Continue reading Is America Facing The Same Economic Challenges That Preceded The Great Depression?

America is at War with Seven Different Countries Right Now. How Many of these Countries Can You Name?

We gave the President of the United States the authority to declare war on anyone anywhere in the world he wishes, so long as he believes said country harbors terrorists. Says so right here in the Authorization for Use of Military Force. by O Society May 26, 2019 The AUMF itself consists of 60 words: … Continue reading America is at War with Seven Different Countries Right Now. How Many of these Countries Can You Name?

Nihilist in Chief

The banal, evil, destructive reign of Mitch McConnell written by Alex Pareene  New Republic edited by O Society April 5, 2019 In the midst of this January’s historic, senselessly-protracted government shutdown, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell decided it was time to put forward his vision of how government should properly function. So he took to the … Continue reading Nihilist in Chief

Pelosi Refuses to Impeach Trump Because ‘He’s Just Not Worth It’

"Trump is a great organizer for Democrats, a great fundraiser for Democrats, and a great mobilizer for Democrats. And I think that’s good for America.” ~ Nancy Pelosi Usually I try really hard not to do this. But this case, just because so many Democrats told me how stupid and crazy I am for saying … Continue reading Pelosi Refuses to Impeach Trump Because ‘He’s Just Not Worth It’

After Trump’s National Emergency Declaration, Legal Scholar Says, Initiate Impeachment ‘Immediately’

"All you need is one brave member of the U.S. House of Representatives to meaningfully assert that body's Power of the Purse." An open letter to my Republican colleagues – What Would Lincoln Do? by Julia Conley Common Dreams Feb 15, 2019 While Democrats are preparing to propose a  joint resolution challenging Donald Trump's national … Continue reading After Trump’s National Emergency Declaration, Legal Scholar Says, Initiate Impeachment ‘Immediately’

An open letter to my Republican colleagues – What Would Lincoln Do?

by Adam Schiff Washington Post Feb 21, 2019 Adam B. Schiff, a Democrat, represents California’s 28th Congressional District in the House and is chairman of the Intelligence Committee.   This is a moment of great peril for our democracy. Our country is deeply divided. Our national discourse has become coarse, indeed, poisonous. Disunity and dysfunction … Continue reading An open letter to my Republican colleagues – What Would Lincoln Do?