Monday, January 20, 2020
No one ever believed that these dishonorable Senate Republicans would allow a fair trial. And they were right.
The historic Senate impeachment trial against Donald Trump began yesterday and gets underway in earnest next Tuesday. So many outrageous and remarkable things have been happening so often with regards to Trump, the impact of the really...
Thist is the choice that Republican Senators make: not whether or not to end Drumpf's criminal career. But whether or not to be loyal to their country or slaves to organized crime.
Under enormous pressure from competing interests over the impeachment trial, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell finds himself between the proverbial rock and the hard place.
The United States Supreme Court doesn't just: "call balls and strikes." it defends the Constitution. And it is tasked to provide a framework of settled law. If they do not, then who else could?

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  • Steppenwolf-Mitch McConnell, The Gravedigger Of American Democracy:TOCB: Exactly. And you know, you may have really hit the mark. The deciding factor may be that Trump will make the final decisions, That's almost a given; and as Justice Ginsburg also said, "He's not a lawyer." I always thought that he would end up being his own undoing. The Trump team got off to a poor stsrt today. As Schiff has said, they don't really have a case.
  • Kalima-Short Posts:Can Roberts be trusted is the problem. If the vote to have witnesses is 50-50, he could be the tie breaker but would he do it, I don’t know. Now Moscowmitch wants Bolton to testify in private if enough Senators vote to hear him. Everything about this trial is a coverup and corrupt. How can a sham trial benefit trump? His poll numbers are plummeting even with his own base and I think his aids are not telling this snowflake the truth. There is no truth on planet trump. Their only defence is that trump was investigating Biden on the basis of national security when there is no proof and Biden was acting on the orders of Obama, the West, the IMF. Hunter didn’t join Burisma until 2 years after the removal of Shokin. Burisma was not being investigated at that time either. It’s totally debunked hogwash. The Senate is on trial too after taking their oath. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxwst5GP2-k
  • Kalima-Short Posts:That’s more times than I’ve yawned or thrown a slipper at my tv in as many years. — President Trump made 16,241 false or misleading claims in his first three years https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/01/20/president-trump-made-16241-false-or-misleading-claims-his-first-three-years/
  • TOCB-Short Posts:It depends on how Chief Justice Roberts "presides" over the trial. In order for him to "preside" over a trial, there first has to be a trial. If McConnell stages a scam trial, the only thing Justice Roberts will get to "preside" over is a scam. I think it is up to Justice Roberts to allow McConnell to stage a scam trial, or not.
  • TOCB-Mitch McConnell, The Gravedigger Of American Democracy:I guess that McConnell will also refuse to allow witnesses, or evidence. Making the impeachment of our criminal president a hoax, and a scam. Moscow Mitch apparently got his law degree from trump university, because he doesn't seem to understand how a trial works. The Senate is the jury, not the judge. Chief Justice John Roberts will preside over the trial. Presiding over a trial includes maintaining order, which includes deciding what witnesses and evidence to allow. The jury does not get to decide what witnesses are allowed to testify, nor do they determine what evidence is admissible. The only thing the jury does is listen to the witnesses and the evidence and then they render a verdict. Of course Justice Roberts and Senate Democrats can let republicans get away with rigging the trial if they choose to do so, but they don't have to. Democrats can force Justice Roberts to weigh in publicly on what presiding over the trial means. Does it mean republicans get to stage a scam trial, or does Justice Roberts require them to do impartial justice, according the oath he administered to them?
  • Kalima-Celebrating Martin Luther King in a White Nationalist America:Kellyanne wrongway. The 9/11 terrorist got more justice than trump. Really? I think they are dead. Comparing trump to MLK? I can’t find the words except for how offensive it is to equate one’s self with the American civil rights icon especially if you are a white racist. Happy MLK Day! — “Well, I can tell you the president is preparing for Davos and agrees with many of the things that Dr. Martin Luther King stood for,” Conway said, referring to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, “and agreed with for many years – including unity and equality, and he’s not the one trying to tear the country apart through an impeachment process and a lack of substance that is really very shameful at this point.” “I’ve held my opinion on it for a very long time, but when you see the articles of impeachment that came out, I don’t think it was Dr. King’s vision to have Americans dragged through a process where the president is not going to be removed from office, is not being charged with bribery, extortion, high crimes and misdemeanors. And I think that anybody who cares about ‘and justice for all’ on today or any day of the year will appreciate the fact that the president will have a full throttle defense on the facts, and everybody should have that.” Geoff Bennett ✔ @GeoffRBennett I asked White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway how Trump is observing King Day. Conway said, "Well, I can tell you that the president is preparing for Davos" and she then linked Trump's impeachment to the kinds of injustice that Dr. King fought against. 4,220 1:34 AM - Jan 21, 2020 Kellyanne Conway Links Trump Impeachment to the Injustices Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Fought https://www.thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/2020/01/kellyanne-conway-links-trump-impeachment-to-the-injustices-dr-martin-luther-king-jr-fought/
  • Kalima-Short Posts:Opinions Trump’s lawyers shouldn’t be allowed to use bogus legal arguments on impeachment https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/01/19/trumps-lawyers-shouldnt-be-allowed-use-bogus-legal-arguments-impeachment/
  • Kalima-Short Posts:Traitors and cowards united. — GOP senators considering 'kill switch' option should impeachment trial spiral out of control https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-impeachment-trial-republican-senators-kill-switch-mcconnell — Dead wrong. The scathing Dem rebuttal to trump’s legal brief. — https://intelligence.house.gov/uploadedfiles/in_re_president_trump_house_impeachment_replication_1.20.20.pdf
  • Kalima-Short Posts:How Trump fused his business empire to the presidency As Trump kicks off his fourth year as president with an impeachment trial tied to his actions involving Ukraine, critics say the president has yet to face accountability for blatant conflicts of interest tied to his private businesses. https://www.politico.com/news/2020/01/20/trump-businesses-empire-tied-presidency-100496
  • Kalima-Short Posts:Putin’s rise to fame was all about revenge for being passed over for promotion while serving in East Germany, and having to stay there for another year. The revenge and power aspect seems to be what he has in common with trump, and that he’s a crook cavorting with the Russian mafia. Once a KGB agent, always a KGB agent. No respect from me for a thieving, murdering thug who profits from the suffering of his citizens.

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