In the practice of law, determining who is lying and who is telling the truth is of critical importance in a variety of contexts. Let's begin with client intake. An ethical plaintiff's lawyer needs to be vigilant in new client intake to weed out those people who seek to use the legal system as a … Continue reading The GSA Emails and the One Thing Liars All Have In Common
A seemingly underreported aspect of the FBI 's July 26 pre-dawn raid on Paul Manafort's home centers on the warrant that authorized it. It had been rumored that Manafort had been cooperating with the Mueller investigation, rumors fueled largely by statements from Manafort's legal team. The pre-dawn raid put an end to that narrative. Cooperating … Continue reading Knock Knock
It's curious to see a media-manipulator and incendiary troll like Ann Coulter take this purported 'infringement' of her free speech rights this week, add a dash of feigned-outrage theater, and leverage it into more free media coverage (speech) than most humans will enjoy in a lifetime.
The White House yesterday released a hostile, combative, ill-informed statement regarding the recent federal court ruling re Sanctuary Cities. Here is the full text of the original White House Statement, followed by a few proposed revisions and comments: Original White House Statement: The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release April 25, 2017 Statement … Continue reading Statement on Sanctuary Cities Ruling (Revised)
History will record that Mitch McConnell presided over the demise of the two-party system in America. McConnell's vile, bare-knuckle, partisan tactic, the one that successfully achieved its intended aim of stealing a Supreme Court seat, signals the end of the 2-party system in the United States. Going forward, Dems, progressives and other non-fascists, should … Continue reading Mitch McConnell and the Demise of the Two-Party System
March 31, 2017 VIA FACSIMILE ONLY (202) 228-3954 Senator Dianne Feinstein 331 Hart Senate Office Bldg. Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Senator Feinstein, I am writing to urge you to make every effort to prevent the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court. These are extraordinary times. My reasons for rejecting Judge Gorsuch … Continue reading A Letter to Sen. Feinstein re Neil Gorsuch
(as revised) 5:00 a.m. Today the White House is expected to roll out the Muslim Ban 2.0. I'm going to go ahead and call it the Muslim Ban instead of the media-adopted 'Travel Ban.' After all, that's what Trump called it before the cheap whitewash. A few quick thoughts... Rachael Maddow aired a fairly revealing piece … Continue reading Muslim Ban 2.0