Tag Archives: pardons

Gallagher, good. Crozier, bad. Got it.

Donald Trump, our draft-dodging Commander-in-Chief, apparently doesn’t just pardon war criminals. It would seem that he also stands by as legitimate heroes are driven out of their positions within the United States armed forces. And, when I say “stands by,” that’s the most generous interpretation of his role in the recent firing of Captain Brett […]

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Today, in the Unites States of Trump, as we prepare for the pardoning of Roger Stone, we learn of something even worse

This afternoon, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced Trump friend and advisor Roger Stone to three years and four months in prison for having lied to Congress and threatened a witness in relation to the federal investigation into the hacking of Clinton campaign emails by Russian agents during the 2016 presidential campaign. [As you’ll […]

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Five things you need to know about Trump’s wall

As we’ve discussed, with the economy slowing, and a recession on the horizon, Donald Trump desperately really needs for his base to come through for him on Election Day. As his support withers among suburban white women, farmers, and college educated independents, he needs to keep his diehard supporters happy. And, sadly, that means more […]

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Nearly 500 former federal prosecutors agree… what Trump did, as detailed in the Mueller report, constitutes felony obstruction of justice

This afternoon, a letter titled Statement by Federal Prosecutors went up on Medium. The document, which has now been signed by over 450 former federal prosecutors, states that the Mueller report contains sufficient evidence to charge Donald Trump with felony obstruction of justice. [He cannot be charged while in office according to Department of Justice […]

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Trump’s 2016 campaign chairman Paul Manafort receives 7.5 years in prison, and faces additional time in New York, which would not be subject to pardon

Like a lot of folks, I was kind of pissed off last Thursday, when U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III, of the Eastern District of Virginia, chose to disregard sentencing guidelines that would have put Donald Trump’s incredibly corrupt former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, behind bars for 19.5 to 24 years, and instead just […]

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