Tag Archive: Law

Nov 17 2020

They All Fall Down

The loser of the 2020 presidential election is still losing in his and his supporters attempt to overturn a decisive defeat. So far, the courts have rejected, flat out 12 of the trump campaigns lawsuits. In order for Trump to remain in office, the results of Pennsylvania plus two of Arizona, Georgia and Wisconsin. As …

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Feb 27 2020

Impeachment Is Forever

The Democratic Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, has said it several times, before and after, Donald trump’s Senate trial, “impeachment is forever.” One of the consequences of this, even though he wasn’t removed from office, is that Trtump can’t parson anyone who connected to his impeachment, even Roger Stone. Corey Brettschneider, a professor of …

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Jan 16 2020

Impeachment: Yes, Trump Broke Federal Law

The first article of impeachment charges him with abuse of power for pressuring Ukraine to assist him in his re-election campaign by damaging Democratic rivals. Using the powers of his high office, President Trump solicited the interference of a foreign government, Ukraine, in the 2020 United States Presidential election. He did so through a scheme …

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Jun 10 2019

Equal Rights Amendment – One State From Ratification

On June 4th, one hundred years ago, congress passed the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote after it was ratified by the states one year later. While the amendment was a huge step for women’s rights, it did not protect them against discrimination. It did not guarantee equality with men. That brings …

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Apr 28 2019

Rant of the Week: Bill Maher – Crime and No Punishment

In his New Rule segment of his HBO show “Real Time,” Bill Maher takes Special Counsel Robert Mueller to task for not holding Trump accountable for his crimes. No one is above the law.

Mar 21 2019

Follow That Cow

It’s never ceases to amaze just how stupid some politicians are. Not does it never cease to amaze when the consequences of their actions backfires. Prime example would be Republican California Representative Devin Nunes, he of the midnight run to the White House to prove “no collusion,” who filed $250 million lawsuit against Twitter, specifically …

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Mar 07 2019

The Russian Connection: Manafort Sentenced

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison on five counts of tax fraud, one count of hiding his foreign bank accounts and two counts of bank fraud, far below the minimum sentencing guidelines of 19 to 24 years. “I think the sentencing range is excessive,” U.S. District Judge T.S. …

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Mar 06 2019

Agnew, Nixon, and Trump

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow looks back at the context of the 1973 Department of Justice memo that serves as part of the basis for the conventional wisdom that a sitting president cannot be indicted, and shares insights from former Justice Department official J.T. Smith, who says the matter should be reconsidered. Walter Dellinger is a …

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Oct 07 2018

Rant of the Week: Chris Hayes – Equal Justice Under Law

What Chris Hayes said Thursday night.

Jul 24 2018

Stopping Presidential Wars

One of my favorite constitutional lawyers is Bruce Fein. Although he is considered a conservative and was one of the authors of the articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton, Fein advocated for the dual impeachment of Pres. George W. Bush and his vice president, Dick Cheney, during a discussion with then Washington correspondent for …

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