Moving Beyond a Propensity For Pretentiousness

by Clark Scott edited by O Society August 5, 2019 I have, for much of my life, had a propensity for mimicking birds. Most of my attempts havelittle noticeable effect, but some of my vocalizations lead to what seems to occasionally be emotional rebuttals. I sometimes wonder if this propensity of mine is an attempt … Continue reading Moving Beyond a Propensity For Pretentiousness

Nancy Pelosi Believes in Nothing

by Jacob Bacharach Truthdig edited by O Society April 5, 2019 Last month, Nancy Pelosi gave an interview to the Washington Post that incensed an increasingly socialist flank of the Democratic Party. “I don’t think we should go down that path,” she said of President Trump’s possible impeachment, before adding the president of the United States … Continue reading Nancy Pelosi Believes in Nothing

Off the Table: Why Pelosi is unlikely to try to Impeach Trump

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will soon have to make one of the biggest decisions of her political career: whether to impeach Donald Trump. Starting impeachment proceedings seems unlikely to end in a Senate conviction, given the two-thirds majority needed in a body Republicans control with a 53-47 majority. This makes it a tricky political proposition, especially as … Continue reading Off the Table: Why Pelosi is unlikely to try to Impeach Trump