Category Archives: Congress

Our long National Shake-down continues … Whatabout The Don?

By ann summers “Whataboutism,” with its sly equivalences, false parallels, and misleading analogies, can exhaust and frustrate those who confront it. Putin is an especially skillful practitioner. Now something new is happening. The American president is taking Putin’s “what about … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to The Utah Data Center

The Utah Data Center is also known as the Intelligence Community Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative Data Center. The data center is alleged to be able to process “all forms of communication, including the complete contents of private emails, cell phone … Continue reading

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US Naval Institute Publishes Report on Russia/US Interests

There is a 43 page report to Congress on U.S. interests in Russia dated March 1, 2017 from the Congressional Research Service. The  report has the sub-title “Russia: Background and U.S. Interests” this report has the names and other information … Continue reading

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The fogs that shroud the Congressional Review Act … GOPredation

By ann summers This Congressional Review Act bill is important: It restores federalism and is pro-life. — Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) February 15, 2017 Sam Bee had a segment on Full Frontal regarding the Congressional Review Act (CRA), another of … Continue reading

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Vive l’impeachment… Steve Bannon is Batman villain Lobster Thermidor

By ann summers “Another perspective of Danton emerges from the work of Lamartine, who called Danton a man “devoid of honor, principles, and morality” who found only excitement and a chance for distinction during the French Revolution. He was merely … Continue reading

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Under tRump, cockroaches will have unenumerated, unimpeachable rights and envy the dead

By ann summers If we thought the End of the Republic happened when Monica Lewinsky got a TED talk, surprise -— Donald Trump could become POTUS, just as he states that Latino or Muslim judges could be unfair to him. Sonia Sotomayor will … Continue reading

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Rebranding The Donald as The Saint Ronald

By ann summers With revisionists spinning tehDonald as the rebirth of Lincoln or Reagan, so much will be made of the early, recent closeness of polling for Hillary versus tRump. And certainly Hillary is no Jimmy Carter, centrism notwithstanding. And even … Continue reading

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