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FBI Friday



The recent FBI report on the Clinton eMail investigation is… well.. since both sides are claiming “victory” in it, you know that it is most assuredly not victorious for either side. What is it? At the end of the day, it’s a graywash that in no way, shape or form addresses the real issue.

Earlier this week the Supreme Court ruled that the State of Ohio could go ahead with it’s purge of Voter rolls, as it did not violate the National Voter Registration Act of 1993. This, naturally, has set off a firestorm of accusations that “Republicans are suppressing the vote!” and screeching that the Trump Supreme Court is dangerously (politically) right and therefore he should be impeached or unelected or catch the Ebola. Anything.

The resulting ruling in the case gives us a great view of the political influences at work on the Court. You might think that the Court can easily answer a question, “Is this legal under this law or not?” The problem comes in when two things happen. First, Congress writes a law is that both mandates that something be done, and at the same time makes exceptions to that mandate (think the Affordable Care Act). Second, when the policy question of “Why did Congress make this law?” enters into the discussion. Once the Court is debating policy, it’s open season on the whole enterprise.


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Neo-Soviet Tomf#@*ery



Despite all the hoopla and pearl clutching over the indictment of some Russians for “meddling” in the 2016 elections, I remain unimpressed and unconvinced. These thirteen interlopers did not convince me to not vote for Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton convinced me not to vote for Hillary Clinton.  Read the rest of this entry

Go And look For It…



The launch of Falcon Heavy has given us back something that we misplaced forty-five years ago. The belief that we can achieve more; the hope that tomorrow will be better; a chance to go where no one has gone before…

Are you one of those people who believe that the Memo “changes everything?”

Look, I don’t think that the Democrats are un-guilty of shenanigans during the 2016 election. i believe that power corrupts and that it seeks absolute power. At which point it becomes absolutely corrupted and must be destroyed. If Hillary Clinton thought that she needed to lie, cheat, steal or even abuse puppies to win, she would have ordered those who served her to have it done with plausible deniability without a second thought about it.

And it’s very possible, hell, even probable, that she did.

Having said that, do you really believe that this Memo changes or will change anything?

It *may* open up a few eyes of people who were on the fence politically and swing a few votes to the right – for the time being. Until the Republicans go and do something equally as stupid or nefarious. Then they will go right back.

The fact is that scandal and misconduct are the historical norms in our national politics. And there is nothing that will ever change that.

Because the only thing that could change it, won’t.

Don’t believe me? 

Let me tell you a story of once upon a time in the United States Senate. A fellow by the name of Barry. No… not that guy, another one… who decided one day to write a “memo” about what was going on…


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