Monthly Archives: January 2021

Convict Donald Trump in the Impeachment

To Senators Collins and King — I hope and expect you will vote to convict Donald Trump in his impeachment trial. He stirred up the insurrection, then DID NOTHING while it was going on. He deliberately turned his back on … Continue reading

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What Went Wrong at the Capitol? Is Bias an Explanation?

“The threat assessment, obviously, was a total failure.” And the reason for that, he and others say, goes back to the inability of law enforcement officials to see Trump supporters — a group of mostly white Americans, some of them … Continue reading

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What Went Wrong at the Capitol – Some Answers and More Questions

[Updates below] Despite an almost total lack of communication from the Pentagon, FBI, Justice Department or White House, we’re beginning to see some answers to the question of what went wrong at the Capitol — why there was such inadequate … Continue reading

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What Went Wrong at the Capitol?

[Updates below] Wednesday’s assault on the Capitol Building by a mob of Trump supporters quickly overran the police protection. Mob members were inside the building minutes after the assault began. What went wrong? Poor preparation is a frequent note sounded … Continue reading

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Remove Trump Now!

This morning, January 7, 2021, I called the offices of my three elected members of Congress: Senators Angus King and Susan Collins and Representative Chellie Pingree. I left this message both by phone and by e-mail: Donald Trump is principally … Continue reading

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