Knock Knock

A seemingly underreported aspect of the FBI 's July 26 pre-dawn raid on Paul Manafort's home centers on the warrant that authorized it. It had been rumored that Manafort had been cooperating with the Mueller investigation, rumors fueled largely by statements from Manafort's legal team. The pre-dawn raid put an end to that narrative. Cooperating … Continue reading Knock Knock

Statement on Sanctuary Cities Ruling (Revised)

The White House yesterday released a hostile, combative, ill-informed statement regarding the recent federal court ruling re Sanctuary Cities. Here is the full text of the original White House Statement, followed by a few proposed revisions and comments: Original White House Statement: The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release April 25, 2017 Statement … Continue reading Statement on Sanctuary Cities Ruling (Revised)

Mitch McConnell and the Demise of the Two-Party System

‪ History will record that Mitch McConnell presided over the demise of the two-party system in America. McConnell's vile, bare-knuckle, partisan tactic, the one that successfully achieved its intended aim of stealing a Supreme Court seat, signals the end of the 2-party system in the United States.‬ Going forward, Dems, progressives and other non-fascists, should … Continue reading Mitch McConnell and the Demise of the Two-Party System

A Letter to Sen. Feinstein re Neil Gorsuch

March 31, 2017 VIA FACSIMILE ONLY (202) 228-3954 Senator Dianne Feinstein 331 Hart Senate Office Bldg. Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Senator Feinstein, I am writing to urge you to make every effort to prevent the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court. These are extraordinary times. My reasons for rejecting Judge Gorsuch … Continue reading A Letter to Sen. Feinstein re Neil Gorsuch