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Impeachment. Top Expert Backgrounder..What Comes Next

Excellent article ..lengthy, but relevant information for what we may be reading in the days to come..

https://www.justsecurity.org/66363/top-expert-backgrounder-trumps-impeachment-what-comes-next/

The most straightforward way to achieve that goal: First, to subpoena key witnesses, as Chairman Nadler’s committee has already done with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and others, particularly Attorney General Bill Barr, White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, and Trump’s private attorney Rudolph Giuliani. Should the witnesses refuse to appear, the Committee may seek expedited action by the courts to secure their testimonies and add to the evidence of obstruction of justice.

Second, to introduce before that Committee those testimonies, unredacted versions of the whistleblower’s memo, transcripts of Trump’s phone calls with President Zelensky, and other corroborating information in support of clearly written articles of impeachment.

Third, to hold a House Judiciary Committee hearing where committee counsel put the case for impeachment simply and directly, followed by a likely party-line vote in favor of particular articles of impeachment. Fourth, to hold a timed floor debate and vote out an impeachment resolution, perhaps supported by a few Republican votes, before Congress’ 2019 Thanksgiving recess.
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Sun Sep 29, 2019, 02:46 PM (3 replies)

US Ambassador Yovanovich Pressed Ukraine Before Ouster

https://www.miamiherald.com/latest-news/article235554572.html

Good write up..unable to copy...

The ambassador's, and the campaign against her, that preceded it, are emerging as a key sequence of events behind the whistleblower complaint....
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Fri Sep 27, 2019, 06:45 PM (4 replies)

Today at Free Speech for People...List of Impeachable Offenses

This is a new offense....

https://freespeechforpeople.org/new-report-on-when-bigotry-rises-to-the-level-of-an-impeachable-offense-from-coalition-of-national-advocacy-groups/

Along with President Trump’s many other impeachable offenses—including, most recently, illegally soliciting the government of Ukraine to assist his own re-election campaign—a coalition of national advocacy groups has released a new report outlining the argument for President Trump’s impeachment on the basis of his racist abuses of power.

Authored by Free Speech For People’s Legal Director, constitutional lawyer Ron Fein, and issued by Free Speech For People, By The People, CREDO Action, and the Equal Justice Society, the report shows a pattern of the president’s racist rhetoric and policy actions, and sets forth, for the first time, a constitutional framework for determining when racist presidential action and rhetoric crosses the line into “high Crimes and Misdemeanors.”


They have compiled a list of the many impeachable offenses at the same site..too numerous to list..read them here....

https://freespeechforpeople.org/new-white-paper-legal-grounds-impeachment-investigation-president/
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:07 PM (0 replies)

A heads up..recall Gold Medal Unbleached All-Purpose Flour..

https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/health-news/gold-medal-unbleached-flour-recall-general-mills-recalls-120000-bags/ar-AAHoqTt?ocid=spartanntp

The voluntary recall is for bags with a "better if used by" date of September 6, 2020, according to a notice on the Food and Drug Administration website. The UPC is 000-16000-19610-0.

"The recall is being issued for the potential presence of E. coli O26 which was discovered during sampling of the five-pound bag product," General Mills said in a statement Monday. "This recall is being issued out of an abundance of care as General Mills has not received any direct consumer reports of confirmed illnesses related to this product."

No other types of Gold Medal Flour are affected by the recall.
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Tue Sep 17, 2019, 09:17 AM (7 replies)

Someone said 42 year old Brady signed for $70M next two years..he earns every penny

and after signing A Brown, my son (5th grade teacher, Ret. Navy Chief 21 years) writes this past week,

"Let's discuss the Pats...well, my principal came to my room today...he's a Green Bay fan..."what's with all of the Patriots having all these relations without consent?" He asked...I answered that we had no idea Antonio Brown was accused of what he's accused of...but he's playing Sunday lol and we are the champs..eh....." - I said "great deflection, should be a politician"

Oops..week 2..43-ZIPPPPPPPPP..and Miami, and the Jets, always play us tough..hummmm…

#questforseven..awesome...

Do you suppose it is the Clam Chowdah?????
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Mon Sep 16, 2019, 11:23 AM (0 replies)

Kelly Ward AZ..AZGOP chairperson.. is very upset...

She defended her 'dead in his tracks" twitter..and then attacks journalists for reporting on the controversy...she is known for insensitive rhetoric (put mildly by me) two time loser.....


https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/stop-mark-kelly-%e2%80%8bdead-in-his-tracks-arizona-gop-boss-lambasted/ar-AAH9dtI?ocid=spartanntp

Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Wed Sep 11, 2019, 06:41 PM (1 replies)

Looking For a Laugh Today..No Matter Your Football Team - This Is Funny

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nfl/video-al-michaels-laughs-in-disbelief-at-ridiculous-steelers-penalty/ar-AAH1TFh#image=1

Every offensive lineman, except for the center, was called for a false start.....Belly laugh from Al Michaels...
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Wed Sep 11, 2019, 02:01 PM (1 replies)

A MUST WATCH..OR-DAH Bercow overseeing Prorouge..OMG....

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2019/sep/09/brexit-latest-news-eu-no-deal-bill-royal-assent-boris-johnson-parliament-politics-live

Someone heckles the Speaker to “do your job for which you’re handsomely paid”. And he has walked out of the parliament, followed by MPs.

MPs are chanting “Shame on you!” as the Conservative benches empty.

Don't know if they are coming back..oh my....They are back!!!!!

Okay, last update..no pomp..no funny hats or robes..Speaker Bercow..saying goodby to those who were left in parliament..totally not classy by BJ allies...
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Mon Sep 9, 2019, 08:23 PM (6 replies)

Boris has his undies in a bunch..he lost again..NO General Election

293-46...

“The majority does not satisfy the requirements of the fixed term parliaments act,” says Speaker John Bercow.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2019/sep/09/brexit-latest-news-eu-no-deal-bill-royal-assent-boris-johnson-parliament-politics-live
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Mon Sep 9, 2019, 07:38 PM (4 replies)

So, Scotland Is Buying Into Economic Promise Again..Trump Org..

Given the Trump Organization was pressing ahead with plans for a second 18-hole golf course and had made other concessions, Archer said: “The planning service considers the potential economic benefits of the proposed development to have considerable merit.”

Debra Storr, a planning consultant who vigorously opposed Trump’s resort proposals when she was a Scottish Green party councillor in Aberdeenshire, described Archer’s position as “quite frankly, hogwash. I’m not surprised the council has shown no backbone.”
She said Trump had only won approval to build luxury villas and timeshare flats in 2008 because they were needed to pay for the major golf resort he planned, which included a five-star hotel with 450 beds, shops, a clubhouse, conference centre and golf academy. None of these are being built.


If they develop the houses, there is no incentive to deliver the resort. It is the resort which was supposed to deliver the massive economic benefit which justified trashing the dunes protected by a site of special scientific interest,” she said.


https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/sep/02/scotland-trump-organization-pledges-fund-new-school-luxury-housing-deal

Don't forget to read the embedded link with regards to "justified trashing the dunes"..is the rest of the story..

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jun/28/dunes-at-trump-golf-course-in-scotland-to-lose-protected-status

Dunes losing their protected status and he is pissed..
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Sat Sep 7, 2019, 10:52 AM (0 replies)
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