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Can a House Divided be Repaired?

“MOVING TOWARD INSANITY” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Apr. 23, 2020) — The adage that “a house divided against itself cannot stand” is found in many places, originating in the Bible and carried forward over the millennia into, among other regions, politics and presidential speeches.  It is often repeated here at The P&E as well. The […]

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Of Pestilence and Media Piranhas

“CLOSE TO CATASTROPHIC” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Apr. 4, 2020) — We are now approximately one week into the CDC/Fauci/Birx-recommended 30-day America “stand down/stay home” period.   In prior times, this was also known as “April.”  For the moment, President Trump has paid attention to the scientists, likely a prudent first step.  And what have we […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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The Double Epiphany Flip-flop

“THAT COULD NEVER HAPPEN IN POLITICS…COULD IT?” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Nov. 26, 2019) — Already, it starts.  Barely a week has passed since Adam Schiff ceremoniously shouted, “We’re better than that!” in gaveling to a close the House Intelligence Committee’s “impeachment inquiry” on President Trump, and already smoke signals curl upward that the farce […]

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The Benevolent Malevolence of the Democrats

“INSANITY ON STEROIDS” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Aug. 10, 2019) — The mendacity of the Left and the Democrats metastasizes.  What’s new?  Answer: what is new is the dark malevolence now even more patently coloring their words and deeds. At the risk of articulating some inconvenient but factually accurate truths, consider the following.  After the […]

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Comment On The Comments

WHO IS, AND IS NOT, A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN? by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Aug. 5, 2019) — Your faithful servant’s recent post here – raising the question of whether Mr. Andrew Yang is eligible to the presidency as potentially failing the “natural born Citizen” criterion of Art. 2, § 1, Cl. 5 of the Constitution […]

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The Mueller Debacle

A “GIGANTIC BLUNDER” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Jul. 26, 2019) — Where to start…, where to start?  For Democrats, there are, quite literally, few words other than “abysmal,” “catastrophic” and “excruciating” to accurately describe the recent testimony of former Special “Russiagate” Counsel Robert Mueller before the House Judiciary Committee and House Select Committee on Intelligence. […]