Sunday, December 31, 2023

Time to Welcome in the New Year!

by Nomad

Once again we find ourselves at the end of another year. So long, 2023, and have mercy on us, 2024. Here's wishing good tidings for all my blog friends.

What's been the most important event in 2023 in your opinion?

Saturday, December 23, 2023

Merry Christmas From Nomadic Politics

by Nomad

I just wanted to wish you all a very merry Christmas. What better way to celebrate the holidays than relaxing music. 

Sunday, November 5, 2023

Donald Trump Expected to Testify Under Oath in NY Fraud Case

by Nomad

Co-defendants in the New York civil fraud case Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump testified in court last week. By all accounts, the testimonies proved to be an existential disaster for the Trump empire.

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Indictment Number Four: Trump Charged in Georgia Election Interference Case

by Nomad

In a significant development, an Atlanta-based grand jury has handed down indictments against Donald Trump and 18 additional individuals, encompassing state charges linked to their unsuccessful attempts to reverse the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. 

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Former President Donald Trump Indicted for 2020 Election Interference

by Nomad

On Tuesday, August 1, a federal grand jury in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia handed down an indictment against former President Donald Trump.

Friday, June 9, 2023

History: Ex-President Trump Indicted on 37 Counts in Classified Documents Case

by Nomad

In a significant turn of events, former President Donald Trump has made history as the first former president to be indicted on thirty-seven counts in the special counsel's classified documents probe.

In addition to the 31 counts of mishandling of documents, there are charges of obstruction of justice, destruction or falsification of records, conspiracy, and false statements. 

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

LIVE: Ex-President Trump Formally Arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court

by Nomad

Today- 4 April 2023- former president and 2024 presidential candidate Donald Trump is scheduled to make a court appearance in New York City where he will be arraigned on numerous charges linked to payments made to conceal information - an event that marks the first instance in U.S. history where an ex-president will face criminal charges.

Friday, March 31, 2023

About Time: Former President Trump Indicted by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office

by Nomad

Donald Trump's comeuppance has definitely been a long time coming. As Jeff Wise, writing for New York Magazine points out:
His entire life, after all, is one long testament to the power of getting away with things, a master class in criminality without consequences, even before he added presidentiality and all its privileges to his arsenal of defenses.
As he himself once said, “When you’re a star, they let you do it.” But for all his advantages and all his enablers, including loyalists in the Justice Department and the federal judiciary, Trump now faces a level of legal risk unlike anything in his notoriously checkered past — and well beyond anything faced by any previous president leaving office.

Sunday, January 29, 2023

Sanity Sunday Musical Break- Cellist Patrick Dexter

by Nomad

Irish Cellist Patrick Dexter provides us with some music for a relaxing Sunday. In the videos, he plays from his cottage in the West Irish hills with his dog nearby.

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

LIVE: Chaos in Congress as Republicans Struggle to Select a House Speaker

by Nomad

Chaos reigned in the US Congress on Tuesday as the Republicans struggled to select a House Speaker. Yesterday, in what should have been a day of pomp and triumph for the Republican majority in the House of Representatives, turned out to be a historic embarrassment. The presumed nominee, Kevin McCarthy, failed - three times - to find enough votes to become Speaker.
Until yesterday, the selection was considered a no-brainer, a mere formality. However, McCarthy appears to have grossly underestimated the opposition within his own party.