THOUGHTS & MUSINGS ON POLITICS & THE UNIVERSE

A BLOG BY SHANNON FISHER

15 Things You Didn’t Know About The National Press Club

The National Press Club isn’t famous for the rifts it has caused in marriages, or for being an establishment that houses stolen gold rush artifacts, but the building has a rich history far beyond notable press conferences.

November 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

How Reporters Learn What Was Said in Private White House Communications

Per the Presidential Records Act of 1978, Presidents and Vice Presidents must turn over all of their records to the National Archives upon leaving office.

September 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are White House Leaks Illegal?

There are leakers in every department of the federal government, including intelligence agencies. Any information leaked that is not classified would not warrant an official investigation, as it is not against the law.

July 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Donald Trump’s Leadership Strategy: Malign. Divide. Deflect. Conquer. Repeat.

The safeguards put into place by the United States Constitution to prevent absolute power in the hands of the Executive Branch are being threatened.

May 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Hacking of Leslie Jones: A Sledgehammer Through The Wall Of Human Decency

Public figures will always have “haters” and a certain level of online harassment; it unfortunately comes with the territory – but what has been happening to Leslie Jones lately is different.

August 24, 2016 · Leave a comment