Archive for January 13th, 2021

January 13th, 2021 - 5:55 pm § in Biden, Politics

Wishlist for new administration and Congress

This is, of course, an incomplete list (in no particular order) and represents what immediately comes to my mind. Rejoin the Paris Climate Accords. Reinstate the Iran nuclear agreement; it’s not a panacea, but it’s better than nothing. Repair and strengthen relationships with our longsta[...]

January 13th, 2021 - 5:11 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Some (bad) arguments for not impeaching Trump

The following is extracted from an op-ed titled “Impeachment is not the answer” by newly-elected Rep. Lisa McClain (R-MI, photo left, bio here) published in The Hill (here) on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, about an hour after the U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Trump for[...]

January 13th, 2021 - 2:36 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts

Mentally ill female killer executed

Convicted killer Lisa Montgomery, 52, lost her spirited battle to survive the Trump administration. She was executed Wednesday morning, January 13, 2021, after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to reinstate a lower court’s stay of execution that had been overturned by a federal appeals court. Rea[...]