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Former FBI Director James Comey testified under oath last week about Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

AG Sessions testified this week that Comey is lying.

One of them therefore committed perjury before a governmental body.

My money is on Sessions, who has a reputation of a weaselly, racist liar.

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It was a busy week, personally and in Washington.

We had a battle between the former FBI Director and the President.

We had accusations and lies.

And we have the impending specter of impeachment hearings.

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"Getting off on a technicality" is the legal term for finding and exploiting a loophole in your opponent's defense or prosecution case.

You want to successfully put doubt in the mind of the judge or the jury about some small, trivial detail. At that point, the rest of the case becomes a matter of "Well, that one thing was wrong, so how do you know everything else isn't wrong?"

That's the strategy that the Trump administration uses with the press. It hasn't been working (except with the far right who keep screaming "Fake News"). But they keep at it. Because at this point, it's the only argument that they can occasionally win.

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In 1988 Gart Hart was politically ruined not for having an affair, but for daring the media to find out and expose it as factual.

This past week, a GOP candidate for Congress in Montana physically assaulted a reporter, simply because he was angry about a question he was asked.

The main impetus behind this attack? The diminished respect for the media in the current political climate, as fiercely promoted by Mr. Trump.

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Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey last week and Washington DC has gone crazy (or crazier) ever since.

I finally had to weigh in.

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When I was in college, I worked in a movie theater.

I've talked about the experience before, but not the racism overtone that pervaded the place.

There was also sexism and age discrimination.

But it's the racism I want to tackle this time out.

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I had my annual bout of food poisoning this past week.

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Last week I coached my first little league game.

Last week they didn't schedule a coaches meeting until 36 hours before the start of the season.

Last week it also rained quite a bit.

Last Saturday was interesting.

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This weekend I start my career with a new title, that of "Coach."

There are many titles we can gain over a lifetime and I discuss quite a few of them.

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It was my birthday this past week. Thanks for asking.

I spent the day with my sons, and reflected on how I chose the activities we embarked upon.

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