Establishment Democrats. Not With You. But With You.

Establishment democrat? Progressive democrat? Either way – Admit it. Embrace it. Live it. Own it… Then, come November, vote it.

Either way, we must rid the republic of its destroyers – #VoteBlueNoMatterWho

I now know what happens when you suggest middle-of-the-road, establishment, corporate democrats are middle-of-the-road, establishment, corporate democrats.

I was informed via an email exchange with DemCastUSA.

To those who complained about my op-ed, “A Modest Proposal:  American Democracy Hinges on the Only Half Measure Left. Or Right,” when DemCastUSA published it a few weeks ago, I can only say…

Admit it. Embrace it. Live it. Own it.

Then vote it.

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A Modest Proposal

It must be done. For the greater good. For the future of American democracy!

American Democracy Hinges on the Only Half Measure Left. Or Right.

Citizens of the United States of America live in two nations, simultaneously side-by-side and a gazillion miles apart.

 

After paying attention first to the impeachment debacle in Congress, it’s become painfully clear we can’t go on this way.

 

Make no mistake. The American democracy the Founding Fathers envisioned, a democracy that values truth, facts and the republic’s welfare over party affiliation, is on the line. It is crumbling, being dismantled before our very eyes. If we don’t do something that previously seemed inconceivable, I fear it’s destined for an unceremonious chucking into the dustbin of history.

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Dear Senator:

Trump is already impeached. Now he must be convicted. Cut and paste this letter to send to your senators. Or write your own. Either way, let them know they have a duty to protect our republic by removing the president from office.

The impeachment case is clear, logical and evidence-based. So convict President Trump.

The case against President Trump being presented in his trial in the Senate is strong. The defense isn’t just weak, it’s based on distortions of the Constitution.

Today I wrote to North Dakota Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-ND, and Sen. John Hoven, R-ND, asking them to vote to convict Trump (see below). Please feel free to cut, paste and edit the letter in any way you see fit, and follow the links at the end of the post to send a letter to your senators. It’ll cost you less than three minutes.

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Cramer Sucks… The Kool-Aid

Sen. Kevin Cramer will be a juror in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the U.S. Senate next week. Sadly, his response to constituents regarding impeachment proceedings reveals an irresponsible – and potentially dangerous – level of dedication to his “100% with Trump” promise.

Kevin Cramer, one of North Dakota’s U.S. Senators, is sucking down the Trump Kool-Aid so fast and so completely that one has to wonder if he’s being waterboarded with the stuff. Case in point: impeachment.

Graphic of quote about "Kool-Aid" to accompany impeachment postMind’s eye – Ivanka and Jared, laughing hysterically as they pour the Kool-Aid down Cramer’s smarmy gullet.

I recently contacted Cramer’s office to urge him to vote “guilty” to impeach President Trump at the end of the Senate trial. Cramer’s response was, “…I see no evidence of an impeachable offense.” Continue reading “Cramer Sucks… The Kool-Aid”

Trump Tactics: Revisionism and Bait-and-Switch

Run-of-the-mill voters are believing revisionist and bait-and-switch storylines that Trump, his minions, enablers and supporters are spinning. This is what we’re up against.

On Storylines and Who’s Buying the Lines of Bull

The guy was buying into Trump Revisionism whole hog, not to mention accepting the kind of bait-and-switch game that’s another of 45’s favorite tactics. Continue reading “Trump Tactics: Revisionism and Bait-and-Switch”

F*@% Trump’s Fake “National Emergency”

“An irony here is that the United States today is in fact haunted by many actual and interrelated national emergencies. Here below are the top thirty-one that came to the present writer’s mind this last weekend….” – Paul Street

There are plenty of real national emergencies that need our attention.

President Donald J. Trump declared a national emergency last week, calling the “situation” at the border between the United States and Mexico a “national security crisis.”

“It’s an invasion,” (Trump) added. “We have an invasion of drugs and criminals coming into our country.”

He did so to gain access to funds to build his dream of a useless, ineffectual border wall.

Image of a red ladder reaching toward a blue sky (re: Donald Trump border wall)

IV Words calls bullshit. After all, Trump manufactured the problems at the border himself. This is an abuse of presidential power, and he’s being sued by multiple states and organizations to stop it.

Paul Street and Rick Cooley call BS, too.

In a post shared on the Dandelion Salad blog and re-shared on Rcooley123’s Blog,  Street shares 31 actual emergencies this nation needs to address. And these are just the ones from the top of his head. Check them out.

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