Sanders Will Lose to Biden on Super Tuesday 2020

Tuesday is the 2020 Super Tuesday Democratic primary day. Former Vice President Joe Biden has just crushed Senator Bernie Sanders in South Carolina. Biden’s win makes this race a two-race between he and Sanders. Let’s pretend we can predict the future based on past events, like the 2016 Democratic Primary – Super Tuesday. Here’s the… Continue reading Sanders Will Lose to Biden on Super Tuesday 2020

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Twitter Shuttered

I spent a good part of my adult life building a following on Twitter. I created my account when I was living in Boston. I had this cool apartment, at least I thought it was a cool apartment on Chelsea Street in East Boston. From it, I could, and did, walk to the best pizza… Continue reading Twitter Shuttered

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Why We Kill

White people are afraid. White people are terrified of an enemy that exists only in our collective white consciousness – black people. There are no “niggers.” Black people don’t exist. Not really. Yes, in this society that white people have created, there are persons we call “black.” We do more than just call them black.… Continue reading Why We Kill

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James Mitchell Ashley

James Mitchell Ashley was a journalist, politician and abolitionist. Reading about men like Ashley and Benjamin Butler, it’s disconcerting when compared to the politicians we have today. These men were certainly far from perfect, but they had strong convictions and they owned them. Ashley was a fierce abolitionist. Growing up in the Ohio River valley,… Continue reading James Mitchell Ashley

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Benjamin Franklin Butler

Benjamin Franklin Butler was a trial lawyer, Union Civil War general, governor and congressman. Researching Butler, he appears to have been quite a charismatic, somewhat corrupt, but influential and effective politician. During the Civil War, Butler helped concoct a legal loophole to free slaves. The Union would classify fugitive slaves as military contraband thus essentially… Continue reading Benjamin Franklin Butler

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Alexandria Gazette – March 8, 1867 – Andrew Johnson Impeachment

THE IMPEACHMENT subject was discussed, at length, in the House of Representatives, yesterday, on a resolution to pay on the order of the Judiciary Committee such sums of money as may enable the Committee to prosecute the investigation of the charges against the President on which to ground his Impeachment. The resolution was adopted –… Continue reading Alexandria Gazette – March 8, 1867 – Andrew Johnson Impeachment

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The National Republican: Monday February 28, 1867 – Johnson Impeachment

This is a transcription of the front page story in The National Republican the day impeachment proceedings began in the US House of Representatives of President Andrew Johnson. CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS– * –Fortieth Congress-Second Session– * – Monday, February 24, 1867SENATE The Chaplain, Dr. Grey, in his prayer to-day invoked the Senators, in the midst of… Continue reading The National Republican: Monday February 28, 1867 – Johnson Impeachment

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Trump Assassinates Iranian General

A top Iranian general was killed today in Iraq. Iranian Revolutionary Guard General Qasem Soleimani is dead. Soleimani was the target of a US missile strike at a Baghdad airport. It’s an act of war according to some experts. Iran is expected to respond. In a statement, the Pentagon statement said Soleimani was executed “at… Continue reading Trump Assassinates Iranian General

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US House Intelligence Committee Report: THE TRUMP-UKRAINE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY REPORT

Don’t read the entire 300-page House Intelligence Committee Report on the impeachment of Donald Trump. If you’re bored, go ahead, but they lay it out in the first couple of paragraphs. As this report details, the impeachment inquiry has found that President Trump, personally and acting through agents within and outside of the U.S. government,… Continue reading US House Intelligence Committee Report: THE TRUMP-UKRAINE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY REPORT

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