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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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What’s all this nonsense about CrowdStrike?

A friend wrote to me yesterday and asked it I could explain what Donald Trump is trying to get at when he invokes the name CrowdStrike. What follows, slightly edited, is my response to him. I thought that I’d share it here as well, as some of you, I suspect, may find yourselves in conversations […]

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Bannon and Gates, in their testimony against Stone, pave the way for a Trump perjury charge

Donald Trump said yesterday that he would “strongly consider” providing written testimony in the House impeachment inquiry. Coincidentally, at just around the same time that he said this, news broke that Doug Letter, the lead attorney for House Democrats, was in federal appeals court pursuing an investigation into whether or not Donald Trump had lied […]

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Can we at least agree on this much?

I know we don’t agree on much, but I’d like to think that most of us can at least agree on the following two points. 1. Leaving aside to what extent it helped Donald Trump, or whether or not members of the Trump campaign encouraged its happening, I’d like to think that we can all […]

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Six Takeaways from the Mueller Report

I hate to start out yet another post talking about Attorney General William Barr, but, as I’m sitting here, making my way through Robert Mueller’s incredibly dense 448-page report, I find myself with renewed appreciation for just how absurd the conceit behind Barr’s 4-page summary was. The notion that anyone could adequately sum up this […]

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