To govern all this, once the trial begins, a simple majority of the Senate can adopt supplementary rules — including the currently contentious question of the timing of motions to call witnesses, which largely divides senators along party lines.
Regardless of whether women who were sexually assaulted maintained a connection with their perpetrator, or whether they initially did not accurately acknowledge it as rape, it is time our culture stopped blaming women and redeeming perpetrators.
Resolutions are a chance to move forward with some positive change in your life but if you’re going to do it be one of the people that succeeds. Make a specific resolution, make it a small resolution and if possible, get a buddy to do it with you.
As a social psychologist who studies marketing in general and gift-giving in particular, I’ve seen both the joys and the distresses of gift giving firsthand. The pressures involved can be so intense that I’ve even found that about 70% of American adults have at least one relationship in which they’ve intentionally stopped exchanging gifts at all.
Americans of all political stripes can choose to exercise the right of assembly as a peaceable but firm reminder that e pluribus unum was always more aspirational than embodied, knowing that the many must still work to live together in spite of their differences.