Posts Categorized: Politics

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… Read more »

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…. Read more »

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,… Read more »

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… Read more »

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 –… Read more »

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… Read more »

The Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson

This might turn into an actual story at some point, but for now, I’m essentially publishing the notes I’m gathering to write a story about the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. I don’t know much about Johnson, nor his impeachment proceedings. Frankly, I got sick of listening to whiny ass bitches on Twitter, so I… Read more »

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… Read more »

Impeachment: Rudy Giuliani Calls and Texts

Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, is deep in the muck with Trump and his Ukraine extortion criminal conspiracy and conspirators. Professionals in the Office of Management and Budget resigned over the hold on the Ukraine aid. Why was Rudy talking to people at the Office of Management and Budget? Check out this one, our… Read more »


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,… Read more »