Today concluded the impeachment trial that included the prosecution and defense’s closing arguments and an about-face for the Senator’s request for calling witnesses. A rather predictable outcome from the Senate to acquit former President Donald Trump came in the late afternoon on Saturday. Some are disgusted with the result and the process and some relieved… Continue reading Impeachment 2.0 Conclusion: Where Do We Go from Here?
Days three and four of Impeachment 2.0 saw the conclusion of arguments from both the House Impeachment Managers and Trump’s defense team. Democrats continued to reiterate that words have consequences, including the fact that it can cause a deadly insurrection like the one we saw on January 6, 2021, and thus have consequences for our… Continue reading Impeachment, The Sequel: Day 3 & 4 – Cable News Talking Points, Whataboutism, and a Moment of Reflection for All
Day two of the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump saw the House Impeachment managers continuing to plead their case that Trump’s rhetoric incited not only the attack on the Capitol, but other events prior to this as well that led up to what happened on January 6, 2021. They used the facts related to… Continue reading Day Two of Impeachment 2.0: The Combination of Fact and Emotion Tries to Sway the Jurors
People will say that we are living in unprecedented times ad nauseum these days, whether it be COVID-19 or the Capitol riot. The second impeachment trial of a United States president has been added to that list. Today was part one of the Senate hearings with the conclusion of this part tomorrow (Wednesday, February 10th).… Continue reading Second Impeachment of Donald Trump – Day 1: What Did I Just See?
2020 can be described in many ways, including a dumpster fire, s***show, crappy or terrible. The news stories this year have really exemplified that this has been one of the worst years in recent history. I ranked my thoughts on what I thought were the top 10 news stories below, some of which I have… Continue reading My Top 10 News Stories of 2020