Under the massive shift of wealth to top 1% no one has money or credit to spend for holidays. The greater question is whether the politicians will now address income equality or will the 1% go on a spending spree at Walmart, Target and Home Depot?
So if Quinn is never sentenced how is that not a pardon? Pretty sneaky!
but then I remember Thomas Paine’s writings about the war for American independence. And we are again in a war for America’s independence from a would be king.
“THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.”
Therefore, I will continue to follow these impeachment proceedings and blog to remind the citizenry of what it says and what it meant in context of the time of its writing and what it means for the present and possibly the futute.
Which American people? Like the tax break I would imagine?
If you are an elected official of the of the U.S. government or an employee, it is ILLEGAL to use that position and power to request or demand something FOR YOURSELF be it money, a favor or thing of value from anyone. It could be something like money or A PROMISE OR THREAT TO DO SOMETHING. It doesn’t matter if you or they or both or neither got what they want.
If you seek or receive something to benefit the U.S., that is legal and what our ambassadors do all the time FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR COUNTRY, NOT A POLITICIAN.
How does Russia dictate this? Oh, that’s right, the U.S. abandoned our allies.