Peter Cavanaugh: With 17 separate investigations crashing in on his Lord and Master, it might not be long before Poodle dangles a pardon for the presidency and finds a ready taker when Donald can no longer duck.
Peter C. Cavanaugh: Trump toleration has become a way of life for Banana Republicans in Congress. They’ve added a trillion and a half dollars to our national debt to pay off rich pals at the country club, while slashing Medicare and scores of federal programs aimed at helping the poorest among us.
Along with being the President’s son-in-law and Ivanka’s marginally honorable husband, Jared “The Kid” Kushner is or may soon be the “subject of interest” referenced late last week in the Washington Post.
How Devin Nunes can ever avoid criminal liability for such blighted behavior seems profoundly problematic.
Peter Cavanaugh: I regard the President-elect’s conduct over the past two weeks as treacherous—if not treasonous. “One president at a time” is not just a silly slogan—it is a Constitutional command. Look it up.
Peter Cavanaugh: Blue collar Trump supporters soon discover cynical promises to “bring back jobs” and “invest a trillion dollars in infrastructure” were bold-faced, undeliverable lies
Peter Cavanaugh: President-Elect Trump is now stating that he is about to “modernize” Medicare with the help of House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Peter Cavanaugh: Father Daniel Berrigan gave me the only “F” I ever received at Le Moyne for submitting a five page report on a book I’d never read, even though Father Carmody rewarded that same report with an A+ the prior year in Freshman theology.
Peter Cavanaugh: Although Saudi Arabia has long denied any involvement in condoning or supporting the nightmare of 9/11, it does seem reasonable to suggest after almost 15 years that certain persons and/or elements in Saudi society were quite possibly major contributors to the debacle. Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act
Peter Cavanaugh: For thousands of careers destroyed, trillions of dollars lost and countless lives ruined in 2008’s Wall Street debacle, hardly a single soul has spent a second in the slammer or faced serious criminal charges. Progressive Hillary
Peter Cavanaugh: Initial conservative spin suggested that, along with Father Junipero Serra, Kim Davis, herself, had been canonized.
Peter C. Cavanaugh: Netanyahu’s horribly one-sided retribution against relatively ineffective rocket attacks from Hamas in Gaza last summer earned him dismay and scorn from most of the watching world.