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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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Every single American should watch Adam Schiff’s impassioned appeal to his Republican colleagues last night. Please share this.

Every American should watch @RepAdamSchiff’s closing at Thursday’s session. pic.twitter.com/N5ulp0bL7Y — Justin Amash (@justinamash) January 24, 2020 Here, for those of you who can’t listen to the above video at work, is the transcript of what I think may go down in history as one of the most important political speeches given in our lifetimes. […]

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Alan Dershowitz, Donald Trump’s defense attorney, conceded in 1998 that there “certainly doesn’t have to be a crime” for impeachment to be pursued. “If you have somebody who completely corrupts the office of president, and who abuses trust, and who poses great danger to our liberty,” he said, that’s all the justification you need.

Now that the articles of impeachment have been relayed from the House to the Senate, and all of our Senators have sworn under oath to provide “impartial justice,” we’re ready for the trial of Donald J. Trump to commence. While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has yet to come forward with the rules that will […]

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Introducing my great, great, great grandfather, Joseph Phillip Florian

This, I’ve been told, is my great, great, great grandfather, Joseph Phillip Florian. From what I’ve been able to ascertain, he was born in Poland on November 22, 1831, and arrived at the Port of New York on June 9, 1840 aboard a ship from Le Havre, France called the Robert Parker. [This would have […]

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The Horowitz report on the origins of the FBI’s Russia investigation

On Monday, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz released his long-awaited 433-page report into whether or not the FBI was justified in opening their investigation into contacts between Russian operatives and members of the Trump campaign in the run-up to the 2016 election. And, guess what? It wasn’t the “atomic bomb” that Donald Trump’s supporters […]

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