The Mueller report: Providing America with a roadmap to impeachment

EDITOR’S NOTE: Shinbone Star staff member Robin Dalmas wrote a letter to the editor of her local newspaper, The Seattle Times, and it appeared there on April 21. It is reprinted here with her permission. It is time to begin impeachment hearings against Trump, using the Mueller report as a roadmap. Trump has committed so many impeachable […]

Dear Mr. Trump: Congrats! You are African!

EDITOR’S NOTE: What follows is satire. While we seriously doubt that Trump has ever spit into a saliva collection tube to have his DNA analyzed, here is what we imagine might happen. Dear Donald J. Trump: We’re writing from National Geographic’s Genographic Project to share the exciting news: You are African! Now, this might come […]

Impeachment by the numbers

Is President Donald Trump tiptoeing a little closer to impeachment? A recent poll seems to suggest so. Public Policy Polling announced on Oct. 31 that 49 percent of voters support impeachment, a record level of support for invoking Article Two of the U.S. Constitution. The numbers aren’t surprising in light of recent news events. Trump’s […]

Heads up! 34 impeachment marches, coast to coast

If the Impeach Trump movement were a hurricane, it would be gathering strength off the coast of Palm Beach and getting ready to blow the windows out of Mar-a-Lago. On June 7, Representatives Al Green (D-Texas) and Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) announced during a press conference that they were each drafting separate articles of impeachment. On […]

Why haven’t we impeached him yet?

Talk of impeachment began swirling around President Trump’s curiously coiffed head before he even stepped into office. In 2016, three legal experts published a memorandum claiming Trump would be in violation of the Constitution the first day of his presidency due to conflicts of interest. Specifically, he would be violating the Foreign Emoluments clause due […]

5 Ways to Channel Your Seething Rage into Activism

The Trump administration is under investigation for possible treason. Possible treason. We learned this March 20 when FBI Director James Comey testified before the House Intelligence Committee, informing the world that an investigation began last July into whether the Russian government interfered in the 2016 election. The inquiry is also probing links between the Trump […]

Trump by the numbers

Popularity 62,985,106: Number of people who voted for Trump (source: The New York Times) 65,853,625: Number of people who voted for Clinton (source: The New York Times) 230,585,915: Number of eligible voters in the U.S. (source: United States Election Project) 27%: Percentage of eligible voters in the U.S. who voted for Trump 28%: Percentage of […]

Impeachment and the question on everyone’s mind

While the world watched President Trump blather his way through another bizarre news conference yesterday and claim that headlines about Russia were “fake news,” something heartening was going on behind the scenes. Organizers from the Impeach Donald Trump Now campaign walked into the office of Jamie Raskin, the U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 8th congressional district, […]