Abuse of power comes at no surprise … but still with no excuse.
A lone demonstrator promotes the powers of the 25th Amendment outside of the White House on 16 August 2017.
Constitution of the United States, Amendment XXV, Section 4, Paragraph 1:
Whenever the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive departments or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall immediately assume the powers and duties of the office as Acting President.
The White House on 2 August 2017.
It used to be an exercise in radical political and power systems analysis to make that argument about the White House in the past (never mind the pun that seemed to be baked in). Today, though, it’s just obvious objective and literal fact.
Abbey and I do not see eye to eye on political tactics, I think. We are friends. And this jibes.
It starts with realizing that maybe, just maybe, we’re not the most important part of America after all.
Holding my breath a little longer to see if the Democrats pivot along these lines genuinely, or maybe better: people leave them (the leadership, the neoliberals, the progressivism-hijackers snake-oil sales crews) to shrivel up on the sidewalk and start something else that embodies this attitude viagra sans ordonnance en france.
Clearly I’m sharing in the raw feeling, for maybe not all the same reasons as some who feel defeated today.
Robert Parry: Why Trump Won; Why Clinton Lost
I am not mournful because I was rooting for Clinton. I was not cialisfromuk.com.
I was naively expecting her to win anyway. I was expecting some grumbly relief for the devil I knew. And not expecting people to do much to push her further.
My nascent hope is that maybe we — not the party machines — we, the people — might learn something we don’t forget so quickly, and maybe we’ll apply that in some sort of political judo and fix what clearly is oh so very broke.