Category Archives: President

What happened to Republican orthodoxy?

  How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!–Samuel Adams   Opposing war Before both wars with Germany, Presidents Wilson and Roosevelt waited for attacks to sway public opinion before asking Congress for a … Continue reading

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Can the President do what he likes?

Can the President do what he likes? Pretty much, I think. The President is expected to faithfully execute the laws, but the President can veto bills, take exception with signing statements, or direct subordinates to ignore laws. The courts might … Continue reading

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Did a deal gone bad influence foreign policy?

Rep. Capuano (D-MA) writes: According to July 2017 news reports, Trump son-in-law and now government employee Jared Kushner tried and failed to get a $500 million loan from a Qatari businessman. The money was for a New York City building … Continue reading

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Reed Repeats Republican Rhetoric

“Former FBI Director Comey testified that neither the president nor his aides asked him to stop the Russia probe or to drop the Flynn probe and that there was no obstruction of justice,” Reed said. “We are pleased investigations are … Continue reading

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What happened this week ending June 2

What happened this week courtesy of Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA). Here is a link to the entire list. On May 22, 2017 the Trump Administration and the Republican-led House of Representatives requested an additional 90 days to resolve a lawsuit … Continue reading

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Men or Laws?

“I know Jared. He’s a great guy, decent guy,” Kelly told NBC’s Chuck Todd on “Meet The Press.” I know from watching “horse operas,” that after committing a crime, the bad guys go back to the hideout to “lay low.” … Continue reading

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Trump’s political advertising

President Trump on Monday released a triumphant campaign advertisement declaring his first 100 days in office a success, and branding news media that have reported otherwise as “FAKE NEWS.”–NY Times This is astonishing–I don’t remember a politician trying to substitute … Continue reading

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