Those of you who have read the previous posting on this blog were aware of the "finagling" the tax laws allow real estated developers and investors to do, tactics which are unavailable to any other indusrty, and which enabled Donald Trump, if it ever comes out, to be shown to not have paid any income taxes in many recent years. This was apparent to me, and the sources I quoted on the posting, BEFORE the New York Times turned it into a front page story. Stick with this blog, and keep up with the times. And today, this is probably the first place where you can read about how our democratic rights will have to be reduced if our democracy is to survive. Read on.
Toward a Healthier Democracy - Correcting the Harm that has been Done
Unfortunately, these will result in losses of some of the freedoms Americans have always cherished, because some of those very freedoms have been the cause of the malignancy which afflicted the nation in 2016.
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A quick comment regarding "impeachment" - - - Those still tallking about impeachment should be well aware that would be an absolutely disasterous move for Democrats unless and until they are guaranteed at least twenty votes from the Republicans in the Senate - - - and that just won't happen! The chance of that happening are less than the chances of the Miami Marlins winning the World Series this year.
The "Fumfer" Index
"Cheatin' Don's" Sister Resigns
Last month, Donald Trump’s older sister, Maryanne Trump Barry, who was still a Federal judge in New York, although on limited duty on the bench because of her age, turned in her resignation. Because of an article in the New York Times, an investigation was being conducted into her involvement in some of her family’s financial dealings in the 1990s. With her resignation, the investigation was terminated.
This of course was much to the relief of her brother.
The President and his true believers now claim his Charlottesville “good people on both sides” remarks actually were spoken in regard to the removal of Confederate statues, such as the many such monuments to Robert E. Lee. Even if that were the case, such comments are taken by white nationalist anti-Semites as “dog whistles” tacitly encouraging them.
Defeating Trump in 2020 Will Not Be Easy
The End of Everything?