Robert Muller

The Road To Hotel California — Part 2

The Road To Hotel California — Part 2

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So I called up the captain; please bring me my wine We haven't had that spirit here since nineteen sixty-nine It is important to establish some constant reference points, because from this paragraph to the end, I will be speculating about possible outcomes of a refusal of Trump to obey a Supreme Court order to comply with a subpoena from the Office of the Special Prosecutor. The following is decidedly not speculation: The Constitution is the “supreme law of the land” (“Supremacy Clause,” Article VI, clause 2) The President is bound by oath to " … faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States,” and … “ to the best of [his] Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States" (Article II, section 1) In particular, what the
Ellen Ripley … Eat’Cher Heart Out!

Ellen Ripley … Eat’Cher Heart Out!

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In the honorable tradition  of Edward Snowden, I now undertake to disclose to you, loyal readers of your ever-vigilant Skeptic-In-Residence, certain facts that, thanks to indefatigable and painstaking minutes of web-surfing research, I became privy to concerning a clandestine space project directed by NASA, the Defense Department, the CIA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, CalTech, the National Examiner, National Enquirer, Star, Sun, Fate magazines, and similarly venerable  print media-of-record, with indispensable assistance from their counterparts in Canada.  The intent of the project was to send an unmanned craft to rendezvous with, explore, and even return a sample or a small asteroid with which the earth had a near encounter in early 2013. Despite the cloak of official secrecy that h