Ted Vaill: My prediction: he will resign as Special Counsel shortly after he completes two years on the job, and testify, whether or not Trumputin wants him to or not.
Steve Hochstadt: It certainly is useful to have accurate data on the citizenship status of our population. But political calculation lurks behind this question.
John Peeler: Surely even the conservative justices and especially the Trump appointees would look for high profile ways to show that he doesn’t own them, that they really are independent.
Bill Blum: Though not explicitly mentioned, a concept of the presidency that constitutional scholars call “the theory of the unitary executive” is deeply embedded in the attorney general’s testimony.
Ted Vaill: The Grumpy Old People’s Party, once arch anti-Communist, has surrendered to Trumputin and now is falling in line with their Dear Leader, still adored by 90% of his followers.
Mitchell, who spent 12 hours in jail despite never being charged with a crime from the incident, was not about to let the matter go quietly.
Cheryl Dorsey: How is it that these two very powerfully placed, former law enforcement officers could be accused of serious misconduct, forced out of their respective positions and come out unscathed?
Lance Simmens: Mr. Mueller, whether or not this was your intent, your devotion to institutionalist restraint has sufficiently clouded the issue of whether the President can be held accountable for criminal actions
Sharon Kyle: At least 85,000 law enforcement officers across the United States have been investigated or disciplined for misconduct over the past decade for violations including rape and molestation.
La Mikia Castillo: As Christians, we know that Jesus died for our salvation, but we often overlook the fact that his death was sanctioned by a state that was aware of his innocence.
John Peeler: impeachment is only on the table should the House Democrats decide they want to make a symbolic statement.
Bill Blum: If you want to understand the Mueller report, the last thing you should do is rely on Barr’s attempts to summarize Mueller’s findings.
Joe Mathews: The rule also reduces even our most well-intentioned leaders to liars; they may talk about the need to embrace sustainability and fight inequality, but they are powerless to change the state’s most unsustainable and unequal rule.