Archive for September, 2019

September 30th, 2019 - 10:52 am § in Misc.

The Fight for (some) Academic Freedom in China

(from China Digital Times) On June 21, former Peking University Law School professor Gong Renren published an essay on the prospects for official plans to lift China’s universities into the global top tier. While massive financial investment may enable this in the fields of science and technol[...]

September 30th, 2019 - 8:36 am § in Misc.

THE-Ave Challenge: What do all these people have in common?

Roy Cohn Kim Jung Un Bill and Hillary Clinton Andrew D’Amato Mike Flynn Thomas Barrack Muhamud ibn Salman Sholom Rubashkin Rodrigo Duterte Anthony “Fat Tony” Salerno Kenneth Shapiro Allison Giannini Sebastion Gorka Steve Feinberg Steve Bannon Richard  LeFrak Howard Stern Marla Maples Chri[...]

September 30th, 2019 - 1:58 am § in America, Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs


The Castro twins may be using Ukrainegate to push on evidence that the Saudi Crown Prince ordered the execution of Jamal Khashoggi. Trump’s recorded conversatons may be opening a frightening new frontier. Joaquin, the member of Congress, has used Ukrainegate’s revelation that Trump’[...]

September 29th, 2019 - 1:35 pm § in Donald Trump

What is Worse for tRUMP than Giuliani?


September 28th, 2019 - 9:25 pm § in Donald Trump

Flake claims 35 GOP senators would like to oust Trump

A story gaining wide circulation this weekend is a report that former Arizona Senator Jeff Flake, a Republican, “thinks at least 35 Republican senators would vote for President Donald Trump to be removed from office if they could vote in private.” Newsweek reported, “Speaking at th[...]

September 28th, 2019 - 12:07 pm § in America, Donald Trump

A Letter To Mitt Romney

Dear Senator Romney, I am writing to ask you to use your unique heritage in a time of historic crisis. Whether or not President Trump is impeached,  I want you to support a Presidential Powers Reform Act.  The Constitution left it to the Congress to make it clear that no President is above the law[...]

September 28th, 2019 - 7:39 am § in Misc.


Thanks to Madison, Congress itself has the power to redefine the role of the President. Now is the time to do that. The modern Presidency, with its King-like powers to make war, negotiate foreign agreements, or levy taxes was never the intent of the founders.  Washington rejected any regal title, s[...]

September 26th, 2019 - 3:18 pm § in Donald Trump

The Democrats finally “grew a spine,” but this is what it took.

An Atlantic staff writer writes, “The detention camps weren’t enough. The policy of deliberate child torture was insufficient. The neglect of Americans displaced by natural disasters didn’t pass muster. The hush money shelled out to the president’s former mistresses in violation of feder[...]

September 26th, 2019 - 8:22 am § in Donald Trump

This better end Trump’s presidency

Whistleblower complaint released; these are its major elements Trump asked Ukrainian government to interfere in 2020 election Trump wanted Ukraine to say it, not Russia, interfered in 2016 election Trump used private channels to pursue these efforts, and White House officials engaged in a cover up N[...]