GOVERNMENT GAMES – Marilyn Armstrong

In my neighborhood, my right-hand neighbor hates cops. He doesn’t want to pay for them. The guy on the left resents school taxes.  He never had kids. Never wanted them. He doesn’t want to pay for education none of his children will ever use. Meanwhile, down the road, that guy has a big powerful SUV. … Continue reading GOVERNMENT GAMES – Marilyn Armstrong

AN ALLEGORY OF LIFE AND MORAL BREAKDOWN – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Allegory I decided this morning that if our government doesn't feel they need to obey laws, why should we? They have declared us as a non-government. They have no laws by which they need to abide, so why are we bothering? Our president, good old mentally defective #45 doesn't feel he owes … Continue reading AN ALLEGORY OF LIFE AND MORAL BREAKDOWN – Marilyn Armstrong

WHAT THE DOES THE FEDERAL JUDGE’S RULING ABOUT MCGAHN MEAN? Reblog – Washington Post

This is one of the contextual posts The Washington Post sends out to help us understand complicated rulings from courts and congress. This one is important insofar as it says what many of us have been thinking. In America, we do not have Kings. We do not have monarchs with unlimited powers. That is what … Continue reading WHAT THE DOES THE FEDERAL JUDGE’S RULING ABOUT MCGAHN MEAN? Reblog – Washington Post

LIKE WATERGATE. DRIP, DRIP, DRIP – Marilyn Armstrong

Da Prez has been shrieking "Witch Hunt" but not everyone is quite as stupid as he thought they were. Where there was no one willing to testify, now they have more people lined up who want to "tell the whole truth" then they have time to listen to. Drip, drip, drip. It takes time. Years. … Continue reading LIKE WATERGATE. DRIP, DRIP, DRIP – Marilyn Armstrong

IT’S CONSTITUTIONALLY SIMPLE: TRUMP HAS VIOLATED THE LAW: THE SHINBONE STAR – Marilyn Armstrong

From the U.S. Constitution (as amended; emphasis added) “It shall be unlawful for a foreign national directly or through any other person to make any contribution of money or other thing of value, or to promise expressly or impliedly to make any such contribution, in connection with an election to any political office or in connection with any primary election, convention, or … Continue reading IT’S CONSTITUTIONALLY SIMPLE: TRUMP HAS VIOLATED THE LAW: THE SHINBONE STAR – Marilyn Armstrong

I COULD BE THIS YEAR’S SINGULAR SENSATION – Marilyn Armstrong

This has been a heavy news year and I can't imagine anyone arguing this point. No matter where you stand, the news hasn't just been The News. It has been ... NEWS. Giant hurricanes. Massive flooding, Russians trying to steer our election. A moronic president and his equally moronic cabinet. Destruction of everything we believe … Continue reading I COULD BE THIS YEAR’S SINGULAR SENSATION – Marilyn Armstrong

THE ODD LEGALESE OF WINNING AND LOSING – BY ELLIN CURLEY

My ex-husband, Larry Kaiser, was a young litigation attorney in New York City in 1979. His law firm assigned Pro Bono Appeals cases to junior associates as part of a public service program. Larry was given the appeal of a defendant, Eric Michaels, who had been convicted, in a second trial, of rape, sodomy, robbery … Continue reading THE ODD LEGALESE OF WINNING AND LOSING – BY ELLIN CURLEY