Category: Trump

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 44 Sept 6-12

Excerpts from a new book “Rage” by Bob Woodward are released along with audio recordings of his 18 on-the-record interviews with the President. Trump admits to Woodward he knew early on how dangerous and more deadly the coronavirus was but chose to downplay the… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 44 Sept 6-12”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 44 Sept 1-5

President Trump continues to lay the groundwork to contest the results of the fall election should he lose by claiming that mail-in voting will lead to rampant fraud. And then he encourages the very same fraud, as if to prove his point, by telling… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 44 Sept 1-5”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 43 Aug 23-31

The Republican National Convention met this week to crown their Dear Leader in what has become a tragic personality cult instead of a once proud political party. The convention was most notable for what it was not. There was little talk of a platform… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 43 Aug 23-31”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 43 Aug 16-22

A Senate Intelligence Committee panel concluded in a nearly 1,000 page report that members of the Trump 2016 campaign team spoke often with Russian agents, whom they shared campaign data with, and because of that posed a “grave counter-intelligence threat” to the United States.… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 43 Aug 16-22”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 43 Aug 9-15

Despite all the illness, death, misery, unemployment, civic unrest, rising poverty, food lines, non-functioning government, racial injustice, evictions, business closures, ballooning national debt, international trade crises, corporate bankruptcies, increasing homelessness, shrinking GDP, election anxiety, mental health crisis, and economic carnage….the stock market nears its… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 43 Aug 9-15”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 43 Aug 2-8

Hold the presses – or social media feeds. The President shows a rare bit of introspection this week while complaining about Dr. Fauci when he says: “It’s sort of if curious. A man works for us and yet they’re highly thought of and nobody… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 43 Aug 2-8”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 42 July 26-31

With 150,000 deaths from Covid-19 and the economy in shambles, the President makes another attack on our democracy by suggesting that the Nov. 3 presidential election be delayed. He posted it shortly after the Commerce Dept. reported a near 10% drop in the nation’s… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 42 July 26-31”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 42 July 19-25

While a thousand Americans die each day from Covid-19, Trump continues to make war this week on protesters in Portland using what the Oregon governor said were secret police-style tactics intentionally adding fuel to a fire. Paramilitary-like camouflaged-clad federal agents used tear gas on… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 42 July 19-25”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 42 July 12-18

Trump can’t lead a national effort to fight a war against the coronavirus, much less organize a national testing program, but he can organize the federal government to fight a war against its own citizens in the streets of major cities like Portland. The… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 42 July 12-18”

Bearing Witness to Trump Month 42 July 5-11

The President did this week what many had long expected – but which up to now was previously considered to be unbelievable in our democracy – he commuted the sentence of his long-time friend, confidant, and convicted felon Roger Stone. Stone had been found… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Trump Month 42 July 5-11”