Sunday, January 22, 2017

Why impeachment is effective

The Constitution is not very specific when it comes to impeachment, but it does say explicitly that the president can be impeached for:
"Adhering to Enemies and giving them Aid and Comfort."
I don't believe a goddamn thing he says, and I do not respect his research and experience. I am pretty sure there is none to speak of. He is shooting from the hip and showing absolutely no awareness that he is not only putting this country and its citizens in imminent and long-lasting danger.
He is also walking up to the gallows and slipping the noose around his own neck.
He has chosen to defend Russia and Putin above his own intelligence community. He has ignored the shitstorm of protest around him and continued to nurture a relationship with Putin.
This while Putin is building up an attack force in Ukraine that threatens to wage war against Eastern European countries, such as Poland.
Poland is a friend, an ally and a member of NATO. If they are attacked, the US has no choice. We are committed to defend any NATO country. If Putin says "go," we are at war.
The U.S. military has - at great expense - moved thousands of troops and millions of dollars in weapons and support materials into Poland to protect against this threatened attack.
Don't forget that Putin's troops are in Ukraine because after years of frustration with the wealth and success of Ukraine, the Russian president sent tanks and soldiers under a banner of "humanitarian aid" and occupied the area.
He is hot from the battle right now. He doesn't need to warm up.
And he has been running massive military exercises in the area for months. He is ready.
This is the man our president is protecting, adhering to and giving aid and comfort in the form of complimentary talk and choosing Putin over the CIA, FBI, NSA and over a dozen other American intelligence gathering organizations.
The thing is, President Trump has zero credibility. Even if he changes his talk and claims to get "tough on Russia," there is no reason to put any stock in his words.
You know what cops say most crime victims say?
"I couldn't believe it was happening."
Let us not choose that for our defense when this gets much worse and we are really suffering.
Get him out.
Lock him up.


Washington DC

Here’s What America Needs to Know About Trump and Russia

Friday, December 16, 2016


Corners ripped through stone
Your chords are
Small parts of the many
There when I need them


uppity negro

Different time
Obama's ears
be a topic
not the shrill cry
what now is
uppity negro
dun know his place

Sunday, December 11, 2016

I haven't heard of anyone proposing some sort of an on-line boycott...

I haven't heard of anyone proposing some sort of an on-line boycott in some form or fashion.
One could aim at Trump's Secretary of State #1 candidate, Rex Tillerman, ex-CEO, Exxon/Mobil.
We could go after Exxon, instead of doing more of the "sign and scream" parades, take some of their money away. Participants could boycot Exxon/mobil products like gasoline, deisel, and liquified natural gas for a week. Christmas week would be a nice choice.
I just haven't heard about anything like that. You?
Douglas John Douglas/Protest Page

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Go back and predict a Trump victory? This guy was twenty years ahead of the crowd

"The nonsuburban electorate will decide that the system has failed and start looking around for a strongman to vote for--someone willing to assure them that, once he is elected, the smug bureaucrats, tricky lawyers, overpaid bond salesmen, and postmodernist professors will no longer be calling the shots....One thing that isvery likely tohappen is that the gains made in the past forty years byblack and brown Americans,and by homosexuals, will be wiped out. Jocular contempt for women will come back into fashion....All the resentment which badly educated Americans feel about having their manners dictated to them by college graduates will find an outlet."

Richard Rorty
Achieving Our Country

read in the New Yorker Tech Issue 11/28/2016

Go back and predict a Trump victory? This guy was twenty years ahead of the crowd

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Jesse Can't Swim

Jesse Can't Swim

When JJ was running for president in 72, there was humor with the ridicule:

Jesse Jackson on a press boat in the middle of the Red Sea Dead Sea Mediterranean, whatever. He's on a boat with reporters, the pope and Netanyahu.

Pope's hat blows off away from the boat. Jesse hops out; walks across the water and hands the pontiff back his topdeck.

The headlines read: "Jesse can't swim."

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Best science lesson ever:

If the Earth were a grape, the Moon would be 16 inches away.

The Sun - 163 yards away.

Jupiter - a little under half a mile away. 

The nearest star - 24,000 miles away, and the Great Andromeda Galaxy -- our nearest galactic neighbor in an unimaginably large universe -- one trillion miles away. If we were a grape. Which we are not. We are every calculation in this example times 250,000,000. My head just blew up again. 

Anyway, we are in a great place. Especially since it seems to be the only shelter between us and forever.