June 22, 2018
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Donald Trump

FBI raid on Michael Cohen — Open Thread

April 9, 2018 Bookworm 0

We have a few fixed data points about today’s raid on Trump’s attorney, Michael Cohen, but not much else. I’m interested in your thoughts on the matter. Here’s what we know: Robert Mueller is supposed to be probing whether Trump colluded with the Russians in the lead-up to the November [Read More]

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Education

Reviewing an online BYU high school Honors Government class

February 8, 2018 Bookworm 0

Reviewing Unit 1 of BYU’s online Honors Government class suggests it’s no better than the high school class; the only advantage is that students save time. There’s an interesting unofficial experiment taking place at Little Bookworm’s high school: Rather than sitting through a semester of Government (five days a week [Read More]

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Conspiracies

The true tale of the Steele Dossier and the Russia Conspiracy

February 1, 2018 Bookworm 0

New facts show that the so-called Russia conspiracy was in fact a product of savvy Russians and credulous, willing, and very dishonest Democrat operatives. This Trump-Russia collusion narrative is looking more and more like an incredibly intelligent mix of publicly available facts wrapped around some damning pieces of knowing slanders [Read More]

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Politics

The Bookworm Beat 12/5/17 — the illustrated edition

December 5, 2017 Bookworm 0

Some weeks are so crazy, with reality outrunning satire, that it’s hard to find pictures for the illustrated edition. Still, this round-up works. Reminder to all: tax rates are merely legal minimums. You are free to send as much as you’d like. — Pat Sajak (@patsajak) December 2, 2017 In [Read More]

Michael Flynn
Government

Why did Michael Flynn plead guilty to a big Nothingburger?

December 4, 2017 Bookworm 0

My best guess: Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to telling a lie about legal conduct because he was taking the fall for someone very important. Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to one count of lying about something that wasn’t a crime, earning himself the very real possibility of jail time. The interview [Read More]

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