by | Jan 20, 2020

The upcoming Senate trial will, courtesy of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, show the deep respect for precedents so woefully ignored by the House. As recounted by Matthew Continetti in National Review Online: Clinton’s trial was divided into pieces. The Senate…

by | Dec 15, 2019

Richard Nixon resigned 45 years ago, on August 9, 1974, in the face of certain impeachment by the House of Representatives and probable conviction following a Senate trial. It also seems that he did so to spare the nation further…

by | Dec 9, 2019

In December 1998, Republicans moved to impeach Bill Clinton. In December 2019, Democrats are moving to impeach Donald Trump. The differences are striking. In December 1998, President Bill Clinton was guilty, both from a legal and moral standpoint. Legally, he…

by | Nov 19, 2019

President Donald Trump has been relying on well-timed tweets to counter developments in the House impeachment inquiry. Perhaps Trump should follow the approach of the 42nd president to overshadow events on Capitol Hill. The full release of the Hollywood film…

by | Nov 18, 2019

Something is going very wrong for the Democrats in their impeachment drama. It was supposed to play out like the Nixon Watergate hearings. Each day would build drama and increase suspense, with new revelations culminating in such a nationwide impact…

by | Nov 18, 2019

Regardless of what President Trump does, the media are quick to find “experts” to condemn his action. They’re doing that right now to the president’s decision to grant clemency to three military men — two Army officers, one of whom…

by | Nov 7, 2019

On the desk of L. E. Edwardson, a city editor at the Chicago Herald and Examiner in the early 20th century, sat a framed note saying, “Whatever a patron desires to get published is advertising; whatever he wants to keep out…

by | Oct 3, 2019

Presidential candidate Joe Biden’s use of the power of the White House when he was vice president to aid his son Hunter in his questionable business deals in Ukraine is back in the news. The Bidens were not the only…

by | Sep 28, 2019

So, Nancy Pelosi got spooked by rumors about a suppressed whistleblower complaint and may have jumped the gun, announcing the beginning of an equally undefined impeachment investigation by six House committees. Talk about a shotgun response! The real issue, at…

by | Jul 17, 2019

A billionaire businessman and political outsider ran for president against the establishments of both parties. He promised to bring jobs back to the United States, renegotiate trade agreements, and restore the American worker’s voice in government. No, I am not…

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