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Donald's Stench

Monday, January 27th, 2020

Let me speak for a moment in language that Donald and his supporters can understand. You can only sweep shit under the rug for so long. We still can smell it on you. Said one White House aide: “If Bolton says stuff that implicates, say Mick Mulvaney or Mike Pompeo, then calls for them will […]

Donald Ignored His Right to Remain Silent

Monday, November 25th, 2019

Donald’s own words reveal he used public funds for private gain. Corruption = Biden Sept. 22 “We had a great conversation. The conversation I had was largely congratulatory. It was largely corruption — all of the corruption taking place. It was largely the fact that we don’t want our people, like Vice President Biden and […]

Public, not private, Office

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Res publica: A Public, not a private, thing. “INSKEEP: At the start, we asked if the evidence shows an abuse of power. So here is another way to phrase the decision facing lawmakers – do they think the president asked for investigations in the national interest or his own?” Take 11 minutes to listen, or […]

We’re All Alice

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

“The Hatter’s remark seemed to her to have no sort of meaning in it, and yet it was certainly English.”  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1911, p.101) Words ought to have meaning.  For the vast majority of us they do.  Unfortunately, we have walked through the looking glass and confront a Mad Hatter.   We’re all Alice […]

Donald Trump’s High Crimes

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

I am old enough to remember that politics stops at the waters edge. Now, conservatives are defending foreign participation in American Democracy. “The actions of the Trump presidency revealed dishonorable facts of betrayal of his oath of office and betrayal of our national security and betrayal of the integrity of our elections,” the speaker of […]

Militarism Threatens America

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Militarism is an essential feature of totalitarianism, both fascism and and communism. Militarism embraces violence, unconditional loyalty, unquestioning obedience and absolute uniformity. Democracy, on the other hand, thrives with dialogue, earned respect, dissent and diversity of ideas. Our democracy is under assault. We must protect our values. Montana Man Slams 13-Year-Old to Ground, Fracturing His […]

A Trump Terrorist

Monday, August 5th, 2019

He didn’t cross a border. He wasn’t a Muslim. He was radicalized by President Trump. A Trump Terrorist

Honoring My Dad and the Fallen

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Memorial Day always makes me think of my dad-Yves “Buster” Melancon.  He served for twenty-seven years in the United States Army and went to Vietnam twice.  As a Combat Engineer, Dad wasn’t directly engaged in the fighting, but he did travel throughout the war zone.  I always wonder how my life would have been different […]

Facts from the Mueller Report

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Donald’s inner circle are confessed and convicted criminals. Donald’s campaign/family worked with Russian agents to influence American elections. Donald himself praised the criminal behavior of Putin while pursuing a hotel deal in Moscow. Donald fired James Comey to obstruct the criminal investigation. Donald tried 10 times to obstruct justice. Mueller did not, and can not, […]

Yes Donald’s Family and Campaign Worked with Russians

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

“The truth is that we barely know anything more today than we did a week ago. It’s likely there’s a reason for that.” Kevin Drum Last week we knew Donald’s inner circle are confessed and convicted criminals. Last week we knew Donald’s campaign/family worked with Russian agents to influence American elections. Last week we knew […]

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