Domestic Affairs Archive

InfoMullet: Analysis in the Age of Trump

TLDRUpFront: Analysis in the age of Trump.

InfoMullet: Boundary & Factor Analysis on WhistleBlower Allegations

TLDRUpFront: Given the importance of the impeachment inquiry, I'm launching a live tracker of the accumulating evidence and evaluation of, for or against a charge, using a specific analytical method called "Boundary and Factor Analysis." This post is a description of the method. I hope people find this approach informative and educational as one way

InfoMullet: WhistleBlower Identified – Kinda

TLDRUpFront: The NY Times has released the identity of the whistleblower.

InfoMullet: National WhistleBlower Appreciation Day

TLDRUpFront:  We continue to link sources of information that are accumulating in the investigation. In this post the WhistleBlower Complaint, House Resolution, Senate Resolution and an ironic “Appreciation Day” passed by the Senate in July. FullContext in the Back: This is the whistle blower complaint which both the DNI, DOJ, and WH had previously sought to block

InfoMullet: WhistleBlower Backgrounder on Ukraine

TLDRUpFront: For over fifteen years the pendulum of instability has swung in Ukraine. Political, economic, and ethnographic structures specific to the nation and its history provide momentum. And each swing traverses between authoritarian and democratic; corruption and reform; and the alignment, influence, and meddling between East and West. And these swings have now ensnared

InfoMullet: Called It – House Moves to Impeach Trump

TLDRUpFront: The InfoMullet called previously that if the Democrats wanted to impeach President Trump, the WhistleBlower scandal appears to be the case to make. And today House Speaker Pelosi indicated that the House would move to begin formal hearings investigating the allegations of the WhistleBlower complaint.

InfoMullet: WhistleBlower Backgrounder on Biden & Ukraine

TLDRUpFront: Since the whistleblower complaint on President Trump’s call with Ukraine is going to end up being the case that the Democrats launch impeachment proceedings on the InfoMullt's going to spend some time this week laying key groundwork on background context for some of the more complicated elements. If only so we can go back

Missed Opportunities with the WhistleBlower Scandal

The InfoMullet regrets nothing. Our advice is free. Ignoring it incurs the cost. And Democrats may be regretting not acting on the gift-wrapped #Resistance pointed out by the InfoMullet in June, when President Trump admitted in an interview he would accept opposition research from foreign intelligence.

InfoMullet: Whistle While you Work

TLDRUpFront: For folks heading into the weekend dying to know what this "whistleblower" thing that's just exploded all over is about, here's a quick rundown.

InfoMullet: Simple Steps Around a Fatal Embrace

TLDR Up Front: "From trade war to currency war is a perilously simple step." And the risk that China takes those steps increases as both sides run out of goods to levy a tariff on. This doesn't mean that China will stop buying US Treasuries any time soon. The two countries are locked in a