In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR

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Schumer says Trump trial scheduled for week of Feb. 8

That is supposed to give President Trump and his team time to get ready. Are you kidding me? This is hardly due process, given the speed of the impeachment. Anyway, it represents a bit of a compromise. Democrats were thinking of doing this right away. But Mitch McConnell insisted that Trump have at least some time to prepare. Not to be nice, but to make

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Democrats think riots are fine as long as they are West of the Beltway

As far as I’m aware, President Biden, House Speaker Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Schumer have all failed to condemn the renewed violence in Seattle and Portland. Is the property on Capitol Hill so much more valuable than the property of the small business owner who pays taxes that keep the heat in the Capitol? I haven’t spoken with him specifically about those events but

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Video || Biden gets defensive with reporter after simple question

President Biden Thursday issued the first official “C’mon man” of his presidency, this one in response to a reporter who asked a simple question about whether he should try to exceed his goal of one million vaccines shot into one million arms in his first 100 days. Actually it wasn’t exactly a “C’mon man,” but same general idea. He added in another favorite go-to, “give

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House to send impeachment article to Senate Monday

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will convey the article of impeachment to the Senate Monday. The rules for an impeachment trial say that the proceedings would have to begin the next day at 1:00 pm. But Schumer and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are negotiating the timing of the trial. Schumer dismissed suggestions that a trial of a

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Biden Schedule || Friday, January 22, 2021

9:30 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing Noon || Lunch with Vice President Harris 2:00 pm || Receives an economic briefing; State Dining Room 2:45 pm || Delivers remarks on his administration’s response to the economic crisis and signs executive orders Live stream of White House briefing with Jen Psaki at 12:30 pm

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Biden White House: But masks are for the little people!

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said President Biden had “bigger issues” to deal with when asked about why the president had failed to follow his own policy of wearing masks on federal property. His daughter and grandchildren were running around without masks at the Lincoln Memorial too.

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The words that undermine Biden’s call for unity

The problem with Democrats calling for unity is that, deep within them – or even not so deep within – is the assumption that Trump voters and most Republicans are indeed “deplorables.” It lurks there, not matter the kind words. Biden’s inaugural address hit most of the right notes, even if it wasn’t especially memorable. But there was a moment that showed what he and

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Biden redecorates Oval Office by removing military flags

President Biden decided to do some redecorating. “Gone are the flags of the branches of the military that Trump displayed behind the Resolute Desk. Biden has installed an American flag and another with a presidential seal,” the Washington Post reported. Here’s what the place looks like, and what’s in it. No, there’s no bust of Ronald Reagan as a way to foster “unity.” Biden’s Oval

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