special counsel

05 Jun 2019

Manny’s Hosts an All-Day Live Mueller Report Reading

Have you read all 448 pages of the Mueller report? If you haven’t, you’re in the good company of most Americans and majority of Congress. But have no fear, you can have the whole dang thing read to you Thursday. Manny’s is hosting an all-day, word for word, reading of

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29 May 2019

Mueller to Congress: I Did My Job, Now Do Yours

Throughout the entire Special Counsel process, every move and absence of word by Robert S. Mueller has been methodical and, at least from all outward appearances, professionally ethical at the highest level. Mueller’s surprise announcement from the seventh-floor podium of the U.S. Department of Justice did not deviate from what

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22 May 2019

Dems Might Lose If They Impeach, We All Lose If They Don’t

According to Donald J. Trump, he doesn’t “do cover-ups,” but the claim is difficult to accept given that he also doesn’t do facts. You can’t be a conscious being living anywhere near reality without acknowledging that the president has lied, at least a few times, about things that are easily

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01 May 2019

William Barr Doesn’t Seem to Know Much but Somehow Knows He’s Right

Sen. Lindsey Graham has proclaimed that all things Robert S. Mueller III, Russia, collusion, obstruction and basically anything skeptical of Donald J. Trump, are done. Done, dammit! Done. The setting for Graham’s grand judgement was at the outset of Wednesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, where Attorney General William Barr was

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07 Jun 2018

This Week’s News: Losing Immigrants, Allies, and an Accident in Oakland

We’re digging into some stories that popped up over the week, stories that touch you here in the Bay or beyond, make you laugh or piss you off. We try to mix it up for full sensory indulgence, so here goes. We voted! Well, some of us voted anyway. We’re

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