Well, well, well Twenty days in to this new administration and it looks like a key advisor to the president has not only broken the ethics rules but the law. Even the head investigative Congressman Representative Chavitz had to admit such. Whether he’ll go after KellyAnne Conway like a mad dog like he did with Hillary and Benghazi remains to be seen. He did have a town hall meeting last night. Thousands of people showed up and chanted, “Do your job!”
Also, it looks like the president may be subpoenaed to give testimony about his Muslim ban. In the unanimous decision revoking the ban the justices went out of their way to explain some pretty basic stuff to the White House. For instance, just because the White House counsel says part of the Executive Order doesn’t apply to a group of people doesn’t make it so. And, btw, the court goes by what is written in the Executive Order, not by what some lawyer in the WH thinks it says.
There has been speculation recently as to whether the president can read. Some suggest poor reading skills, disinterest, or inability to see given his fear of stairs. This leads me to my best boffo idea ever! It’s YUGE!
Okay, first ya gotta know that Rosie O’Donnell has changed her profile picture so that she is looking like Steve Bannon. It’s as good as Melissa McCarthey as Sean Spicer. In fact, I think they should switch back and forth just to shake things up.
So picture this – Saturday Night Live – Alex Baldwin as Trump, Rosie as Bannon, she puts an executive order in front of Alex to sign, but before he can – out comes the real Trump and in a switchero like that of Tina Fey and Sarah Palin The Donald kicks Alex out of the chair, sits down and signs the document. It turns out that the document is a real EO: right paper, correct margins, the whole deal. So what does it say? That he fires Pence as VP, replacing him with a triumvirate of Hillary, Bernie, and Elizabeth and that he resigns immediately after firing all his appointees saying he never wanted the job anyway.
Cool huh? You think it couldn’t happen? Did you think Trump was gonna win? Ha. I tell you anything is possible in this climate, including the destruction of our political institutions, which the Republicans seem hell bent on doing all while wrapping themselves in the flag, their “deep felt” religious beliefs, and “what the American people want”.
Well, I can tell you this. According to the latests PPP poll the American people reject every part of the Trump platform they were asked about. Build the Wall? No. Repeal Obamacare? No. Refuse immigrants? No.
There’s one exception: Impeach the president? Even. At 36% to 36%, 9% undecided. Why? The poll shows “the American people” are more afraid of Pence becoming pres than having The Donald stay on. What a vote of confidence!
The scariest thing is that Trump voters think the president should ignore court orders he doesn’t agree with! Yeah, right on.
Oh that guy I thought was made Solicitor General? I was wrong. It was the guy Beauregard wanted, however the fellow withdrew from consideration. I don’t think it was because he thought two racists were too much. More likely, the hundreds and thousands of bitchin’ he got.
But when it comes to corruption in politics in Alabama, well, it’s the state that keeps on giving, and giving. If you wrote this as an idea for a movie script they’d throw you out of the office. Heck, you’d be lucky to get a “We’re sorry but a movie about … is not what we’re looking for” letter.
So here’s the background: The Governor of Alabama, a wrinkled prune of a man, had his wife of 45 years leave him, and in a hurry. She bolted out of the Guv mansion. Soon, a tape surfaced where the Guv was saying in the most explicit terms what he wanted to do sexually to a woman who was an advisor to the Governor. It involved among other things coming up behind her and grabbing her breasts. (The T-shirt mill has already started!)
Okay, that was last year, then there was a judicial inquiry or some such from the legislature. The state’s Attorney General asked the committee to hold off until he finished his investigation. He suspended the investigation days before the election. Then Jeff Sessions became U.S. AG leaving his spot open. The governor, still in the mansion, gets to appoint someone to fill the senate vacancy and who does he pick? You got it, and that guy’s name is Strange. Senator Strange at 6 for 9 inches is the tallest member of the Senate.
Apparently, people in Alabama were okay with AG Strange doing his investigation because he let those below him do the job, but now the governor gets to appoint the new state AG! Wow. The local newspaper reporter said, “this is corruption on the face of it.” and “People are aghast.”
Strange says he’s “a good Conservative.” That means he’s opposed to everything most people in this country want and he has a record to prove it!
Meanwhile, the phone calls, letters, emails, and visits to local representatives’ offices continue. Staff members say they don’t have time to listen to voice mail because the phones haven’t stopping ringing since election day.