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Maine’s Democratic secretary recently removed former President Trump from the state’s presidential primary ballot under the Constitution’s insurrection clause, becoming the first election official to take action unilaterally as the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to decide whether Trump remains eligible to return to the White House.  The decision by Secretary of State Shenna Bellows—a

“There can be no crime more serious than bribery.  Other offenses violate one law while corruption strikes at the foundation of all law…The exposure and punishment of public corruption is an honor to a nation, not a disgrace.  The shame lies in toleration, not in correction….”
— Theodore Roosevelt

According to Wikipedia on June 23,

In a recent ruling, the United States Supreme Court sided with a 94-year-old woman who accused the government of stealing her home equity.  Geraldine Tyler is a 94-year-old woman who got nothing from the sale of her condominium after the county pocketed the full $40,000 because she owed $15,000 in unpaid taxes and penalties.  The