When did recipients of public funds stop communicating with those who pay the bills?
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The U.S. Constitution, in Article II, Section 4, reads, “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.”
If you’re a Democrat, are you really feeling confident about your chances of removing President Donald Trump from office?
Who is the real turkey?
For those who care, Saturday, Dec. 7, marks the 78th anniversary of the forced entry of the United States into World War II.
Communication doesn’t solve every problem, but it can foster progress in almost every case.
The battle in this country, currently playing out in the impeachment hearings in the House of Representatives, is not a battle between Republicans and Democrats, although the parties have definitely chosen sides.
Am I the only one in this country or on this planet who detests the crass materialism and hypercommercialism that marks this season of the year?
In our mission to restore our Lake Helen lake, it is important to learn from scientific articles and professionals who have the educational background to understand what the best plan is to implement ecosystem restoration, so that fearmongering is avoided.
So, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch was intimidated by President Donald Trump’s Twitter criticism?
Impeachment is not a legal process, it’s a political one. That being true, it is essentially a matter of public opinion as to what the facts are and what people think of them.
No matter how long I live, I will never forget the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
Donald Trump is America’s charlatan in chief
Although the Florida Legislature has appropriated some new general-revenue dollars for combating the state’s opioid epidemic, the source of most new funding is through time-limited federal grants due to expire in 2020.
Keeping the fight!
The public spectacle begins this week. Democrats are all-in. It’s the biggest political gamble I can recall. My friends on the left may not know it, but they are wagering their political future on a strategy doomed to fail.
Bribe verb 1. persuade (someone) to act in one’s favor, typically illegally or dishonestly, by a gift of money or other inducement.
Thanking those who make DeLand so special
In one of my favorite movies The Untouchables, character Jimmy Malone (played by actor extraordinaire Sean Connery), dying on the floor, asks Eliot Ness (played by some guy named Costner), “What are you prepared to do?”
Do hardcore Trump supporters support even his transgressions
On Oct. 26, U.S. Army Delta Force carried out a successful raid that ended the life of one of the world’s truly bad actors, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Not since the Navy SEALs took out Osama bin Laden has the hard work by the patriots in the deep state of the U.S. intelligence community (you know…
The doors of the church have opened at Divine Remnant of Truth at 1725 S. Volusia Ave. in Orange City.
I was the St. Johns River Water Management District’s outside economic consultant on CUPs (Consumptive Use Permits) during the past decade. My efforts made it their only successful period of reducing water use.
Happy for story about Positano’s
I agree with my Democrat friends and their undeniably willful accomplices in the media. President Donald Trump is the single most dangerous threat to the Democrat Party in history.
I recently heard a woman claim on one of the 24-hour news networks that there is a “civil war” currently going on in our government pitting the forces of democracy and the rule of law against those of autocratic, unitary executive power. I don’t know who she was, but she spoke truth.
Ninety years ago this week, Americans witnessed the end of an era of prosperity and optimism known as the Roaring ’20s. Pride goeth before destruction, and there was plenty of pride in the land of opportunity.
Gov. DeSantis’ plan to boost first-year teachers’ pay is ill-conceived
A few weeks ago, there was a bad storm out over the Atlantic. Dorian was expected to visit West Volusia, tearing things up. Fortunately, we got some warning.
Who is Dmitry Firtash, and why should you care?
Childhood memories: DeLand’s spooky, and maybe haunted, houses
For the past three years, we’ve been hearing right-wing media and this president lamenting the “deep state.” Well, it does exist. It is the roots and the trunk of the tree of liberty planted by our Founders and grown with 230 years of American values and respect for the rule of law. It’s goi…
So, while Democrats have entirely invested their future in U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff and his merry band of Democrat whistleblowers, I thought I’d deal with some local issues. As I stated last week, I don’t have a care in the world when it comes to those who would disenfranchise those who elected…
Thanking those who helped improve cemetery
She loves lovebugs
The president’s extortion of the president of Ukraine launched an impeachment inquiry that is gaining steam on a daily basis. Republicans are, for the most part, still in apologist mode over it.
People ask me why I’m so calm about President Donald Trump’s impeachment. First of all, he’s not being impeached. The Democrats don’t have the guts.
The hatred and vitriol are reaching a fever pitch for those afflicted with Trump Derangement Syndrome. I’ve called them cats suffering from President Donald Trump’s wielding of the laser pointer. Now, they believe the man with the laser pointer is the one in the corner.
Texodus. It’s a term Democrats have coined to describe the mass retirements of Republican members of Congress before the blue tsunami of the upcoming election.
I know the old stereotype: Public-works crews lean on shovels and occasionally move. I remember where on Plymouth the county crews used to park to nap in the afternoons, but I have not been out there in years. They may have found a new spot.
Our residents in West Volusia exhibit servants’ hearts daily. Damian Coulson, owner of Divine Choice, has made it his mission to not only help those in need where he resides, but also where he grew up.
Let me get this straight. We have former Vice President Joe Biden on tape stating that he told the Ukrainians they had six hours to fire a prosecutor investigating a company owned by a Russian oligarch. It’s not disputed that Joe Biden’s son, kicked out of the U.S. military for testing posit…
“How dare you.”
The president labeled himself
Why so many mass shootings in the US?
This is going to be a curmudgeonly rant, no way around it. So fans of shopping early and often for plastic trees and blowup reindeer might sidestep this mini-rant.
I have been diligent in pointing out the criminality and corruption that are core elements of Drumpf and his administration. As abhorrently pervasive as the criminality and corruption are, they pale when compared to the inhumanity that is the overriding face of what they are doing to the mos…
Many in The Beacon audience were less than sympathetic with my column supporting our Second Amendment rights. Their righteous anger should trump my right to keep and bear arms. “[S]hall not be infringed” is ignored by my Democratic friends.
DeLand native Andre Darby continues to climb his ladder of success by pouring his talents and interests into the music industry and beyond.
“I’m just one hurricane away from not having a business,” we heard one Downtown DeLand business owner say.
The third Democrat debate is this week. Thank God, there’s just 10 candidates left. That’s what you’d think, but there are really nearly 20 still in the mix.