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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Section. 4. The President, Vice President and all civil officers of the United States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.
Section. 3. Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court. The Congress shall have… Read more »
Another person backs up the whistleblower complaint that Donald Trump attempted to extort Ukraine. This time it’s career diplomat William Taylor. Here’s his testimony before House committees investigating the impeachment of Trump. Read the testimony for yourself.