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May 23, 2018

Richard Nixon

Will Trump Pull A Saturday Night Massacre of His Own?

It was on Saturday, October 20, 1973, that then President Richard Nixon, rather than comply with a subpoena by Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox to turn over the Watergate tapes, ordered Attorney General Elliot Richardson to fire him. Richardson refused and promptly resigned. Nixon then directed Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus to fire Cox. Like Richardson, Ruckelshaus refused

The Looming Constitutional Crisis

It is now all but certain that Donald Trump will attempt to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The only questions that remain are how and when. Six months into this travesty of an administration and what we have is a West Wing in disarray, cabinet members who are in over their heads and a chief

Memo To Media: Don’t Let Up

Over the last few weeks, as it becomes clearer and clearer that the Russian hacking / collusion scandal is the most grave threat this country has faced quite possibly in its history, there has been a concerted effort by the alt-right media to not only dismiss the scandal as “phony,” but to engage in a

Now It’s Mueller’s Investigation

The announcement by Rod Rosenstein that he has appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to take over the Russia investigation is encouraging, and for two reasons: First, it’s a ray of hope for millions of Americans who were rightly concerned that the wheels were coming off this democracy. Two, it’s a thorough rebuke to this

The Myth of the “Shy” Trump Voter

As we approach the final days of this gut-wrenching, stomach-churning presidential campaign, some Republicans are blasting the polls, accusing them of missing what they refer to as “shy” Trump voters. These are people who intend on voting for Trump but who are just too “shy” to say so in an opinion poll. To hear them

Republicans Are Fleeing The Party Of Stupid

  Republicans are fleeing the party that former Louisiana Governor, and failed presidential candidate, Bobby Jindal, said after the reelection of President Obama in 2012, had to; “Stop being the stupid party”. The exodus from the party of stupid in our Southern States is revealed through an analysis of general election history, which shows that

Trump, Nixon, & The VP Shell Game

Stump speeches, and pressing the flesh have been the cornerstone of presidential campaigns since William Henry Harrison realized the utility of addressing the public directly while standing on the back of a rail coach. These whistle stop speeches were the pinnacle of campaign strategy during the 19th and early 20th century, but as the march

Rick Scott, Fangate & The 1960 Presidential Debate

In what could only be described as one of the most bizarre openings to a debate in the recorded history of televised political showdowns, Governor Rick Scott refused to take the stage against Democratic challenger, former Republican Governor Charlie Crist. Why you ask? Well apparently if you haven’t heard already, last night there was some

Urban Outfitters Has No Fashion Sense

Fresh on the heels of the National Guard “quelling” the unrest in Ferguson, MO,  Urban Outfitters listed a “vintage” Kent State sweatshirt for $129 yesterday. This fashion backwards item wasn’t well received. Urban Outfitters issued this statement: “Urban Outfitters sincerely apologizes for any offense our Vintage Kent State Sweatshirt may have caused. It was never our

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