Though it seems like a long time ago, it’s only been a week since the impeachment trial of the ex-president. Nearly the entire week was taken by the prosecution. Speaker after speaker rose to elaborate on the offenses committed by the man on trial.

Since most of them are lawyers and all are politicians, they would not be denied their time in front of a national audience. Some spoke loudly and angrily elaborating on the uncontrolled violence instigated by the defendant.

Chuck Avery is a retired teacher who grew up in Connersville’s Bucktown neighborhood.