Mueller’s team subpoenas Trump Org

How close is the corruption investigation to the president himself? Today, the NYT reported that instead of requesting for documents from the Trump Organization, which has a history of compliance, the team made a loud and public statement in issuing a subpoena. What not known is the scope of the court order, but relationship between […]

U.S. indicts 13 Russian agents, 4 entities

As early as 2014, Russian intelligence operatives traveled to the United States and began laying the groundwork for an ambitious, multi-prong mission. Over the next two years, one group would travel around the southern, red states like Texas and Louisiana to “gather” insights into the American political landscapes. First, they learned that the best way […]

Domestic Disturbance of White House staff

The resignations of two high-level White House staffers within a week require an explanation on how the Trump presidency sees women and values their words. When the public learned that the staff secretary Rob Porter allegedly beaten up his two ex-wives, the president praised Porter the way of a satisfied employer. “He did a very […]

Shallow depth of a ‘values vote’ leader

Politico has an interview with Tony Perkins, a star figure within the social conservative movement. The highlights include Perkins giving Trump a pass on his past life because of the potential fruits their relationship could bear. This very pact between evangelicals like Perkins and heathens like Trump highlights both how desperate and unscrupulous the social […]

Most pertinent question of Trump’s years

The government shutdown is here. On the legal front, employees of the Justice Department will stay home for the most part, but the people of Bob Mueller’s team will continue to show up to do their designated investigation because they have a “permanent indefinite appropriation” funding set aside. Congressional Republicans blamed Democrats for the shutdown. […]

Shutdown it is

On the first anniversary of Trump’s reign, the government is closed for business. No one could reach a funding deal to keep it open, not even for in the short term. Blames couldn’t come fast enough. Is it about DACA or the wall? How we see this shutdown will determine which political party get to […]

Among Trump’s Forgotten Men

Carrier Corp. is an American company that specializes in making furnaces. It has two plants in Indiana. One is in the capital, Indianapolis, and the other is in Huntington, (near Fort Wayne). Back in November 2016, when Donald Trump had just won the elections, his team mobilized quickly to strike a deal with the company […]

Our president is racist

Trump’s contempt for ethnic minorities no longer debatable. During a closed-door meeting with some senators on the upcoming immigration bill, Trump asked why should the United States issue permanent visas to applicants from “shithole countries” instead of Norway. His comment denigrated entire countries like Haiti and El Salvador, and entire continent like Africa. It also […]