Entries by Adam L Silverman

A Quick Housekeeping Note On The Michael Cohen News: This Is A Federal, Not A New York State, Investigation

Just a quick housekeeping note to clarify something important regarding the FBI executing a Federal search warrant on Michael Cohen’s office, home, and hotel room today. This is a Federal investigation. It is being conducted by the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, also known as the Southern District of New […]

The Trump Doctrine and Syria: “I, And By Extension The US, Will Be Treated Fairly Or Else” Runs Into The Ambiguity Of A Wicked National Security Problem

The President appears to have decided that the US needs to leave Syria as soon as possible. This decision caught his national security and foreign policy team flatfooted. It really isn’t a change in US policy as I’m not sure anyone could actually articulate this administration’s policy in regard to Syria. When the President gave his […]

My Dream Has Turned Into A Nightmare: We Leave The Last Word Today To The Reverend Martin Luther King

In May 1967, MLK did an interview with NBC’s Sander Vanocur. In an extraordinary, wide-ranging conversation, King acknowledged the “soul searching,” and “agonizing moments” he’d gone through since his most famous speech. He told Vanocur the “old optimism” of the civil rights movement was “a little superficial” and now needed to be tempered with “a […]

I Have Been To The Mountaintop

I meant to post this last night, but there were enough other posts. Last night was the 50th anniversary of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr’s last speech. He was, of course, assassinated 50 years ago today. Before I post the video of the speech, as well as the transcript, I wanted to highlight LBJ’s […]

Breaking: Noor Salman, Widow of The Pulse Nightclub Mass Shooter/Mass Murderer, Found Not Guilty On All Counts

Justice, justice you shall pursue… — Deuteronomy 16:20 BREAKING: Noor Salman is found not guilty of all charges — Melissa Jeltsen (@quasimado) March 30, 2018 Jeltsen did an excellent piece of long form reporting on Salman that really gets into the details of why she was even charged. ORLANDO, Fla. — Noor Salman looked up as […]

Roseanne Barr Dressed As Hitler Baking Burnt Jew Cookies – I Did NAZI That Coming: So Much For That Roseanne Reboot!

Well that should just about do it for the Roseanne reboot! I can’t imagine ABC’s parent company Disney is going to be too thrilled that these pictures have resurfaced. 1. This is so horrible, I have trouble believing it is real. Everything I find says it is. @therealroseanne: If u did this, one of your […]