The First Guilty Pleas In The Insurrection: The Good, The The Still To Be Known, And The Flat-out Crazy
So the first felony guilty pleas are in, in connection with the deadly January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol. And, granted, they're just two such pleas. But here's what we know and what these first felony convictions tell us what we might reasonably expect for future prosecutions.
With hundreds dead, thousands wounded and some 34,000 Palestinians estimated to have been displaced as a result of the new fighting, Biden must step in personally, bring the leadership of Israel, the Palestinian Authority, and Hamas to the United States and put all of that foreign policy acumen to work as an honest broker to establish a lasting solution based in peace -- and justice.
At least Santorum had the honesty to admit that Republican white nationalism and racism isn't limited to Black Americans and immigrants coming across the southern border. Apparently, according to Santorum, there's no limit to the brown or Black people Republicans will revile.
By historical rights, Republicans should be hearing up for a big election in 2022. But some are afraid that loonies like Marjorie Taylor Greene will help snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
The congressional Republicans resemble nothing so much as nothing political at all -- but rather, a zealous religious cult.
Other than perhaps the late-night comedians and hosts picking up on what can only be called the sophomoric humor of the situation, that's where this should have ended.
As Vice President Pence was "doing his job" -- and doing it in a most presidential fashion -- it must be acknowledged that he likely made a choice which carried a personal sacrifice for his ambitions.
In his Inauguration, President Biden gave voice as much to fighting for the truth as he did in his Oath to defending the Constitution itself. It would be a tough job and tall order.
MSNBC's Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski laid down some important wisdom this week, not only for her own news program's coverage of Donald Trump--but for the news media at large.
Trump may really want to hire himself his own legal dream because in addition to obstruction, tax fraud and whatever else prosecutors decide to throw at him, it's not beyond the possible that he may find his name next to a murder charge. And, yes, you read that right.