Month: May 2019

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Impeaching judges is serious.  So am I: “Impeachment is the constitutionally specified means by which an official of the executive or judicial branch may be removed from office for misconduct. There has been considerable controversy about what constitutes an impeachable offense…. “Because ‘high Crimes and Misdemeanors’ was a term of art used in English impeachments,…

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Friday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: MEXICO TARIFFS: “President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border,” the Associated Press reports.…

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Thursday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: RUMINATING ON IMPEACHMENT: “House Speaker Nancy Pulosi says ‘nothing is off the table,’ including potential impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. Pulosi spoke in California after special counsel Robert Mueller indicated Wednesday that it’s up to Congress to decide what to do next with his findings.” (Associated Press)…

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In 1992, as Bill Clinton was running for President, his campaign manager, James Carville posted a sign in the campaign headquarters. “It’s the economy, stupid.” Republicans love “free trade,” but someone needs to put a sign in front of them that says, “It’s the subsidies, stupid.”  Free trade isn’t free trade when one of the traders is…

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Wednesday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: dirty cop-MUELLER’S SAYONARA: “Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he found ‘insufficient evidence to charge a broader conspiracy’ involving the Trump campaign but didn’t reach a conclusion on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice. ‘If we had had confidence the president clearly did not commit a crime we would…

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It is becoming more than a mite tiresome – dealing with the knee-jerk, talking-point-screeching alleged “free traders.” Who oppose President Donald Trump attempting to alter the ongoing, rolling nightmare mess that is this country’s global trade policy. The US has spent the last half-century-plus – cutting trade deals that cut our own throat. Nigh every…

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Tuesday Top News Executive Summary Media Editors: EU CHANGES AFOOT: “Parties committed to closer European Union integration began bargaining over jobs and policy on Monday after an election to the EU parliament which fragmented the center but gave only limited gains to nationalists.” (Reuters) JUDICIAL AUTHORITARIANISM: “A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald…

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Disgraceful: Democrats Would Rather Side With Iran Than With Trump by Andrew { conservativefreepress.com } ~ In a press conference on Tuesday, top Democrats from Congress made it clear that if it comes down to choosing between Iran and the Trump administration, well, they’re siding with the Islamists… Slamming President Trump using a variety of Tehran’s…

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by Erick Rush { wnd.com } ~ Norman Vincent Peale, the Christian philosopher and author of the best-selling book “The Power of Positive Thinking,” is credited with having coined several axioms that have become fairly commonplace in the American lexicon. Among these is the phrase “We tend to get what we expect.” While this may…