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The American System

Jul 2020

July 9, 2020

July 10, 2020

Supreme Court Rejects Trump’s Contention That He Is Absolutely Immune to Subpoenas; His Tax Returns and Business Records Can Eventually Be Seen In Part By House Committees and New York District Attorney, But Only After More Legal Battles in Lower Courts and Likely After the Election; His Appointees Gorsuch and Kavanaugh Join Majority in 7 to 2 Finding, Weakening GOP Theory of Packing Court With Reliable Reactionary Jurists; But Beware Supremes in Case of Trump November Coup;

Recalling the Battle of Monocacy, July 9, 1864, Known as the Battle that Saved Washington, When a Rag-Tag Union Force Under Gen. Lew Wallace (Author of Ben-Hur) Delayed Confederates Under Early for a Single Decisive Day, Saving Washington From Destruction and US From Possible British-French Intervention; Re-Enforcements from Grant Soon Arrived to Protect Capital; President Lincoln Under Fire On Parapet of Fort Stevens on Georgia Avenue