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Demand A Fair Trial

? Donald Trump has become only the third president in the history of the Unites States to be impeached by the House of Representatives. He stands charged with Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress. The U.S. Senate must now conduct a fair trial of this case, upholding their sworn oaths to “support and defend…

Trump Operative Lev Parnas on the Rachel Maddow Show

Last night (1.15.20), Rachel Maddow aired an interview with Trump & Giuliani operative (and federal criminal defendant) Lev Parnas. (Parnas sat with his lawyer while speaking to Maddow.) Parnas played a key role in Trump’s pressure campaign in Ukraine, a campaign designed to compel Ukraine to help Trump smear an American political opponent. If you’ve…

Self-Described ‘Very Stable Genius’

President Trump: "Anybody have a new dishwasher? I'm sorry for that. I'm sorry for that, it's worthless. They give you so little water. You ever see it? Air comes out." pic.twitter.com/uRGj7bDHOa — The Hill (@thehill) January 15, 2020                  

One Year

For all the discussion of politics over these last three years, America now comes to a critical year ahead. In these next twelve months, we’ll see primaries, conventions, a general election, and thereafter possible challenges to, and necessary defenses of, the constitutional order. When was there another year so important to America as 2020 looks…

Jay Rosen Considers the Inconsiderable Chuck Todd

Jay Rosen of NYU writes about Chuck Todd’s three-years-too-late grasp of contemporary politics: ‘Round midnight on Christmas eve, Rolling Stone posted a short interview with Chuck Todd, host of “the longest running show on television,” NBC’s Meet the Press. Its contents were explosive, embarrassing, enraging, and just plain weird. Three years after Kellyanne Conway introduced the doctrine of “alternative…

Lie of the Year 2019: Donald Trump’s claim whistleblower got Ukraine call ‘almost completely wrong’

Politifact’s Lie of the Year 2019: Donald Trump’s claim whistleblower got Ukraine call ‘almost completely wrong’: ? No matter the motivations or the political outcome, testimony from the whistleblower would not change the underlying facts of what Trump said. The whistleblower’s account is verified by the same set of facts supplied by Vindman, Williams and Morrison,…

More Dangerous Than More Dangerous

At the Washington Post’s Plum Line, Greg Sargent writes that William Barr’s deceptions are more dangerous than you think. It’s an excellent post about Barr’s attempt to validate Trump’s lies (about Russia, Ukraine, election interference). Sargent’s assessment is even less favorable for the future – and so more ominous – than he writes. Sargent is right…