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Impeachment still has no teeth

Watching the news conference today lead by Pelosi and Schiff, made me physically sick to watch. Nancy started invoking the Constitution and quoting the founding fathers, which is an absolute joke coming from the party of supreme government control. After quoting Benjamin Franklin, she criticized the President for not violating the second amendment to “protect […]

Trump at the UN: Part 5, Freedom, Democracy, Human Rights and Liberty

INTRODUCTION Part 5 of a 5 Part Series This series begins with Trump at the UN: Part 1, a Tale of Two Presidents and a Vision In the final section of his address to the United Nations President Trump speaks directly to the dictators in the room and those who would be domestic dictators in […]

Trump at the UN: Part 1, A Tale of Two Presidents and a Vision

INTRODUCTION Part 1 of a 5 Part Series On September 24, 2019 I had a court matter in Dixon, IL. During the nearly two-hour drive I was able to listen to President Trump’s speech at the United Nations. (A video of President Trump’s UN speech can be found at the end of Trump at the […]

Howard Baker: A Profile in Courage We Need Today

The passing of Senator Howard Baker (R-TN) brings to mind a time when the US Congress was held in high esteem.[1]Senator Baker valued country above partisan politics. His passing provokes thoughts comparing the Congress of the 1970’s to the Congress of the 2010’s. A Distinguished Career Highlighted by a Famous Question Senator Baker served 18 […]

Constitutional Impeachment: An Alternative to Assassination

The Constitution‘s Impeachment Clause regarding the president and all civil officers of the United States is in Article II  and reads: “The President, Vice President and all civil officers of the United States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.” The Constitution’s Article […]

Article II of the US Constitution: Election & Powers of the US President

The President of the United States is considered to be the most powerful individual in the world. The principal source of this power is Article II of the US Constitution. Article II outlines term of office, the selection, the qualifications, the oath, the powers of appointment, the responsibilities and provisions for impeachment. This is done […]