Standing for the American national anthem and our Flag is the correct protocol for all Americans. The individual’s undivided attention, reverence, and silence is expected during the national anthem. We are supposed to find the flag and turn toward it while the anthem is played. We are to do the same in the presence of another country’s flag and during their national anthem. Citizens remove their hats and remain silent and steady out of respect. On June 14, 1775, the Continental Army was established by the Congress marking the birth of the United States Army. Today is the 243rd birthday of the United States Army. Happy birthday to our brave soldiers and their amazing families. On June 14, 1777, the Stars and Stripes is adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States. Declaring our official flag was by act of Congress and important. On June 14, 1937, Pennsylvania is the first and only state to celebrate June 14 as Flag Day. Pennsylvania is, of course today, the home of … [Read more...] about Bill White: Flag Day in the USA and President Trump’s Birthday!
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professors rallying members of the electoral college to band together and collectively save the world from the unmitigated disaster that is President Trump. Normally, an attempt to create a last-minute coup based on a quirk of Constitutional law would amount to nothing more than a plot point in a cheesy network drama – too silly for cable, but perfect for CBS (so long as it was explained via authoritative voiceover). But in post-Trump 2016, more than a few Americans are desperately pinning their hopes on December 19th – the day on which Trump will actually be elected the 45th President of the United States.If this had been a typical election cycle, the 306 Republican and 232 Democratic electors would convene on the 19th, and cast their electoral votes for their respective party nominees; with 306 votes for Trump, and 232 for Clinton, Trump would officially (read, cataclysmically) be elected our next president. Theoretically, if 37 of the 306 Republican electors … [Read more...] about ‘Faithless Elector’ Scenario Disastrous Way to Save Us From President Trump
Donald Trump was sworn-in as the 45th President of the United States. Boy, what a week it has been! It’s hard to keep track of all his blunders, but I did my best to sort them out for the purely legal issues with his actions. There were quite a few as he began immediately signing a slew of questionable executive orders. It seems President Trump, or his people, forgot to check to make sure they were in compliance with federal law when he started firing off directives. You can bet some of these issues will come back to haunt him.He issued an Executive Order on Immigration that’s so broad as to be silly.President Trump’s order, entitled “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States,” directs the relevant administrative agencies to prioritize the deportation of certain immigrants. Sound familiar? It should, because President Obama did something similar. Only that one made more sense. The Obama Administration’s plan directed … [Read more...] about 5 Ways That President Trump May Have Screwed Up Legally in His First Week
Donald Trump‘s inauguration even took place, legal action was taken regarding his potential conflicts of interest between his business dealings and his new presidency. The ACLU announced that they filed a Freedom of Information Act request on Thursday, asking the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, the Office of Government Ethics, the General Services Administration, and the office of Personnel Management to turn over documents related to any potential conflicts of interest. They also revealed plans to continue bringing the fight to the 45th President of the United States.The request specifically asks for the agencies to release legal opinions, memoranda, advisories, and communications, between November 9, 2016, to January 20, 2017.Trump and his attorney addressed the question of conflicts of interests at a press conference last week, saying that Presidents are not subject to conflict of interest laws, and that there are no constitutional issues presented by his … [Read more...] about ACLU Officially Filed Their First Legal Action Against President Trump
On Friday, 20 January, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America. In his remarks, President Trump stated:“Every decision on trade, on taxes, on immigration, on foreign affairs, will be made to benefit American workers and American families.”He added:“We will follow two simple rules: Buy American and Hire American.”Congress confirmed two of President Trump’s Cabinet officials later that day – the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Homeland Security. New Commander-in-Chief – President Trump’s Defense & Foreign Policy PrioritiesPresident Trump plans to work to lift the caps on defense spending, rebuild the military, and expand missile defenses, according to a policy paper released on the new White House website last Friday. The defense policy paper states that the President “will end the defense sequester and submit a new budget to Congress outlining a plan to rebuild our … [Read more...] about President Trump Settles into White House; U.S. Senate Confirmed Gen. Mattis as Next Secretary of Defense