Paul Covell is a graduate of Boston Latin School, Boston College, and Boston College Law School; formerly was licensed to practice law in Massachusetts, New Jersey, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Washington, D C; is now licensed in California (inactive); and writes to alert the Nation to dangers of making political choices while under the influence of propaganda.
The author was motivated to write after the theft of the 2000 election by the G.O.P and the Supreme Court, the Swiftboating of John Kerry in the 2004 election, the attempt to delegitimize our duly elected President in 2008, the G.O.P. War on Women's Rights, & the G.O.P. attempt at Vote Suppression and Voter Intimidation.
The Nation elected Donald J. Trump in 2016 to protect U.S. borders and jobs. What hold do the Russians have on this President?
Donald Trump has been chasing projects in Russia since 1987. There is no mystery for Trump's leaning toward Russia. The New York banks will not lend to Trump, so he looks to Russia for money. The danger for the U.S. is that Trump is using the White House as a spring board for his business deals. Team Trump is unable to serve the Nation because of conflicts of interest. They colluded with Russia.
Published: October 22, 2016.
Essay » Political
Donald J. Trump proved that he is temperamentally unfit to serve as president of the U.S. Just as it appeared that the 2016 campaign for president could not go any lower, Trump took it to new depths. Letting Trump be Trump locked up the race for Hillary Clinton. Republicans have smeared the Clintons for twenty five years, but her goodness shone through. Even Republicans fear a Trump presidency.
Published: September 18, 2016.
Essay » Political
The Horror of Hannity is that Fox News will try to do whatever it takes to put a narcissistic egomaniac in the White House. Trump Campaign Manager.Kellyanne Conway can try to make Trump look presidential. Trump Campaign CEO Stephen Bannon, however, will keep Trump on the dark side. Trump's campaign has depended on inciting racial and ethnic divisions, and is un-American.
Trump wrecked his campaign and the Republican Party. Trump won the primaries by promising to deport 11 million undocumented workers. Trump scheduled a rally on 8/25 in Colorado to explain his immigration policy. He had to cancel the rally because he has no policy. He is softening, and then hardening. Trump's only hope is to disqualify Hillary Clinton.
Published: September 5, 2014.
Essay » Political
Our democratic republic is at peril. Voices of voters are drowned out by unlimited campaign contributions by billionaires. Charles and David Koch are buying a Congress that will gut environmental protection, minimum wage, health care, social security, immigration, infrastructure repair and jobs bills.
Since 2011, Congress passed 50 bills to repeal, defund or cripple affordable health care.
Dinesh D'Souza is a conservative who has gone off on a tangent. His latest theory is that President Obama's policies are the result of Kenyan anticolonialism. Tryng to be relevant, Newt Gingrich agrees. D'Souza's book, The Roots of Obama's Rage, is rubbish. So is D'Souza's movie, 2016. Republicans have come to a dead end. The GOP has no secular purpose and should disband. 11/6/12 will end the GOP.
The Hail Mary tells the story of Mitt Romney's desperation moves to win the presidency. Romney's initial strategy was to focus on the economy. When that did not work, Romney made a Hail Mary pass to Paul Ryan as V.P.
Romney's strategic error was to keep playing to the Right Wing base even after winning enough delegates to nail the nomination.
Romney-Ryan adopted the Big Lie strategy.
G.O.P. is at War with U. S. Republicans want to limit Women's rights to abortion and contraceptives. G.O.P.-controlled States are using voter ID laws to suppress the vote and intimidate voters.
G.O.P. is a minority Party that is trying to hold power by by suppressing the majority vote.
G.O.P. governors, such as Rick Scott (FL) are trying to purge progressives from the voter list