DeMaio Responds to Recent “natural born Citizen” Comments

DeMaio Responds to Recent “natural born Citizen” Comments

“THE ONLY PRECEDENT THAT COUNTS” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Feb. 13, 2020) — [Editor’s Note:  Legal scholar Joseph DeMaio offers the following in response to comments to his February 9, 2020 article, “Is Mayor Pete a Natural Born Citizen?”] The J.J. Thompson comments of 2/12/20 are, respectfully, ill-reasoned and wrong.  Neither the Ankeny case (an […]

Of Impeachment and the KKK

Of Impeachment and the KKK

“WOEFULLY MISGUIDED OR INTENTIONALLY MALICIOUS” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Dec. 28, 2019) — The impeachment hoax continues to metastasize.  Screacher of the House Nancy Pelosi (aka The Wretch from San Crapcisco) still insists that she will not transmit the articles of impeachment to the Senate until she is satisfied that the “due process” rights denied […]

When Impeachment Fails, Can Voter Fraud Be Far Behind?

When Impeachment Fails, Can Voter Fraud Be Far Behind?

“DESPERATE TIMES CALL FOR DESPERATE MEASURES”     by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Dec. 3, 2019) — OK, as the Volksgerichtshof continues to metastasize on Capitol Hill, this time “shifting” – à la WWF tag-team – to the House Judiciary Committee and Jerrold (“No-Neck”) Nadler, it is time to microwave some more popcorn.  Despite the persistent but […]

The Stupid Impeachment Charade, or “Do the Math”

The Stupid Impeachment Charade, or “Do the Math”

“WRETCH FROM SAN FRANCISCO” CAREENS “INQUIRY” FORWARD DESPITE IMPROBABLE ODDS by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Nov. 5, 2019) — Well, the idiotic impeachment train seems ready to leave the station, heading toward a spectacular wreck in a few months.  With the bug-eyed (not to mention insect-brained) Adam Schiff engineering the locomotive, a blind Martian could see […]

The New Untouchables

The New Untouchables

“BELTWAY BUSINESS AS USUAL” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Feb. 16, 2020) — Back in the 60’s (the 1960’s, that is), there was a TV show called “The Untouchables.”  The series chronicled the efforts of an actual special unit of the FBI to fight crime, uncover corruption and bring the bad actors to justice during the […]

Is Mayor Pete a Natural Born Citizen?

Is Mayor Pete a Natural Born Citizen?

DID JOSEPH BUTTIGIEG NATURALIZE BEFORE HIS SON’S BIRTH? by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Feb. 9, 2020) — Well, faithful P&E readers, the “eligibility” issue surfaces again, this time with regard to one of the Democrat presidential candidates vying for the opportunity to be bludgeoned in the November general election by President Trump.  That lucky fellow is […]

The Courteous Thing to Do

The Courteous Thing to Do

“GIVE IT SOME THOUGHT” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Feb. 7, 2020) — Those who held out any hope for the beginning of a healing process following President Trump’s State of the Union address had their dreams shattered within seconds of the end of his delivery. Knowing that within 24 hours of the SOTU speech, the […]

What Next?

What Next?

“DEEP STATE TREACHERY” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Feb. 5, 2020) — Now that the sad and extraordinarily sorry spectacle of the mono-partisan impeachment and removal effort against President Trump is finally over, it is prudent to pause and reflect upon what, exactly, has happened and what yet remains to be done.  Rest assured, faithful P&E […]

Coke or Pepsi?

Coke or Pepsi?

“POTENTIALLY COSTLY” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Feb. 4, 2020) — From all reports, the Super Bowl LIV half-time soft-porn extravaganza was something not to be missed…, if you were a dunce.  And Jeb Bush reminded us all why it is a good thing that he is not president.  No, your faithful servant – suspecting weeks […]

Sometimes, Documents DO Lie

Sometimes, Documents DO Lie

OBAMA “LONG-FORM,” CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE EXAMPLES OF DECEPTION   by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Jan. 21, 2020) — OK, now that the first phase of the “D.C. Follies” – also known as the Senate “trial” on the articles of impeachment against President Trump concocted by the House of Representatives – is under way, there will be […]

Of Decisions and Reports

Of Decisions and Reports

“DEEP STATE ANIMUS” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Jan. 19, 2020) — As the impeachment carnival against President Trump begins in the Senate, two of the most recent “new” revelations purporting to justify calling additional witnesses and going beyond the matters set out in the two articles delivered last week to the Senate have surfaced. One […]

The Sober Mechanisms of the Constitution

The Sober Mechanisms of the Constitution

“THE REPUBLIC IS WORTH SAVING” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Jan. 10, 2020) — When rational thought prevails, irrational schemes crater.  Such is the result of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s “hanging tough” against the juvenile antics of Shrieker of the House Nancy Pelosi.  McConnell refused to dance the Pelosi Polka, causing her to fold like […]

The Time For Playing Games Is Over

The Time For Playing Games Is Over

THE U.S. SENATE VS. “THE PELOSI POLKA” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Jan. 6, 2020) — Well, well, well.  Maybe it is just a coincidence, but the statement yesterday morning by Senator Lindsey Graham tracks very closely the tactic posited by Ren Jander here and by your faithful servant here.  Whether or not Senators Mitch McConnell […]

Mr. Justice Obama?

Mr. Justice Obama?

“TOO RISKY” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Dec. 29, 2019) — Really?  I mean…, really?!  Joe (“Post-Primetime”) Biden again floats the idea that, if Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. were interested in the position, Biden would, if elected president, nominate him to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.  Holy mother of pearl… where to start, where to […]

Of Middle Ground and the Impasse

Of Middle Ground and the Impasse

“BEYOND COMICAL” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Dec. 26, 2019) — As the online debate continues over whether (or not) to end the “impasse” between Senator Mitch McConnell and Nancy Pelosi with respect to House Resolution 755, we still have heard nothing dispositive from either side suggesting that a resolution of the matter is at hand. […]

The “End It Now” Option

The “End It Now” Option

“FIGHTING FIRE WITH FIRE” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Dec. 24, 2019) — Ren Jander may be on to something with his recent post positing that, as a matter of constitutional law – backed up by the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Nixon v. United States, 506 U.S. 224 (1993) – the U.S. Senate need not […]

A Proposed 2020 New Year’s Resolution

A Proposed 2020 New Year’s Resolution

“OUST THE TERMITES”  by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Dec. 22, 2019) — As explained in greater detail below – this paragraph being only an executive summary – your faithful servant proposes a New Year’s Resolution for 2020.  The resolution suggests that all rational American voters of any political persuasion resolve to vote out of office and […]

Nadler’s 180-Second Fantasy

Nadler’s 180-Second Fantasy

IS HOUSE DEMOCRATS’ “MENDACIOUS IMPEACHMENT FOLLY” DOOMED TO FAIL? by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Dec. 10, 2019) — Jerrold Nadler, the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee now pursuing impeachment against President Trump, is now on record as claiming that the case against the president is so strong that “if presented to a jury, would be […]

Jonathan Turley Tells It Like It Is

Jonathan Turley Tells It Like It Is

IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY “DESTINED TO CRASH AND BURN” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Dec. 4, 2019) — Before reading any farther into this post, first take nine minutes and nineteen seconds to watch the video of Democrat George Washington University Professor Jonathan Turley’s opening statement on his testimony delivered today to the House Judiciary Committee. That committee, […]

Hypocrisy, Thy Name Is “O’Malley”

Hypocrisy, Thy Name Is “O’Malley”

“DEEP STATE DENIZENS” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Nov. 30, 2019) — If you were still wondering where the hate, vitriol and violence driving the nation into two warring camps originates, always start by just glancing to the left.  One of the more recent examples of unhinged Democrat irrationality involves perennial loser Democrat Martin O’Malley, who […]