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Choir Boy to Liar Boy – The Kavanaugh Risk

Three weeks ago, I posted a piece analyzing the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination and confirmation process.  This was prior to the sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh becoming public.  The previous piece addressed the Republicans’ brazen and inappropriate attempt to conceal 90% of Kavanaugh’s professional documentation while attempting to rush ...

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The Kavanaugh Confirmation

The U.S. Senate, indeed the entire nation, is focused on whether Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed to the Court.  There is really very little suspense about the nomination as Republicans have the minimum number of votes needed to confirm after eliminating the previous 60 vote requirement ...

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Out of State Money

If you are like me, you get plenty of political solicitations.  There is an endless cycle of fundraising for the national parties, state parties, Senate and House campaigns, state campaigns, and local races.  It takes an incredible amount of money to run a campaign.  A state legislative race in some ...

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Why President Trump Can’t Testify

Over the first 20 months of the Trump Presidency, there has been ongoing speculation and discussion concerning Trump’s character, cognitive ability, intellect, personality, etc., as these impact his ability to lead and govern the nation as President.  Separate and apart from these issues is the Russia investigation and whether Russia ...

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Biggest Cover Up in History (Part 3)

* This is the third installment on the effort to cover up Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.  I commend you to read the original piece posted June 30, 2018, for a comprehensive discussion, and Part 2, “The Freedom Caucus is now the Russia Caucus,” posted July 15, 2018, focusing ...

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NATO Deserves more than Lies and Mysteries

After the calamity of the Putin meeting and the disingenuous, ineffective attempt at damage control, President Trump today attempted to direct attention back to his recent NATO meeting.  He boastfully, but without supporting evidence, asserted incredible success in Brussels.  Well of course he did.  President Trump continued to push two ...

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Failure in Finland

President Trump flew to Finland to meet with Vladimir Putin.  Meetings between the U.S. and Russia are always critical, and it is important to route for our President to be successful, regardless of how we voted and our views on policy.  Putin will never publicly admit Russia’s interference in our ...

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The “Freedom” Caucus is the Russia Caucus

I watched the entire Congressional hearing with FBI Agent Peter Strzok on July 12, 2018.  Factually there was nothing new.  We the public were already aware of the series of unprofessional, inappropriate text messages between Agent Strzok and Lisa Page expressing negative views of then candidate Donald Trump.  The Inspector ...

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Biggest Cover Up in History

* The cover up effort continues while the Mueller Investigation progresses.  Rather than wait what could be many more months and allow this piece to grow even larger, I thought it was time to post. I will update accordingly down the road as we learn more.   There is overwhelming ...

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Trump Plans to Pardon Putin During July Summit

Made you think, right?  Not as outrageous or unlikely as it sounds.  The meeting was just announced and there is already much speculation and trepidation about what to expect when President Trump and President Putin meet next month.  I continue to believe dialogue is good and our foreign policy should ...

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