TIFF Review: ‘Lucy in the Sky’ is an Insufferable Failure on Every Level

I’m not going to quote this review because it is too awesome. — Read on thefilmstage.com/reviews/tiff-review-lucy-in-the-sky-is-an-insufferable-failure-on-every-level/

Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke to speak at Kent State – News – Akron Beacon Journal – Akron, OH

Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke is set to visit Northeast Ohio next week.O’Rourke will speak at Kent State University’s Risman Plaza at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, the Kent State College Democrats announced on Twitter Tuesday night. We are so happy to announce Presidential Candidate @BetoORourke will be on campus to speak […]

Impeachment Hearings have Begun: Put Down the Pitchforks – Musing about law, books, and politics

There was no need to haul Lewandowski off to jail. He gave the Democrats what they needed: He provided testimony under oath that the White House was obstructing the House inquiry.  He also admitted that he lied to Fox and the media, and basically admitted that he talked freely to Mueller because he had immunity. […]

The Clock Turns Back to 1983 as a Yastrzemski Homers at Fenway – The New York Times

Boston fans were left with a conundrum: Do you cheer for an opposing player if his grandfather is Carl Yastrzemski? Answer: Yes. — Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/09/18/sports/baseball/mike-yastrzemski-giants-red-sox-fenway.html

The September 12th Impeachment Resolution: Legal Cliff Notes – Musing about law, books, and politics

Question: Is this resolution legal or political?  Answer: Both It’s legal because procedure is important. Fair procedures say: “This is not a Kangaroo Court.” — Read on terikanefield-blog.com/impeachment-resolution-legal-cliff-notes/

An Unbelievable Story of Rape — ProPublica

The fear of false rape accusations has a long history in the legal system. In the 1600s, England’s chief justice, Matthew Hale, warned that rape “is an accusation easily to be made and hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party accused.” Judges in the U.S. read the so-called Hale warning […]

The September 12th Impeachment Resolution: Legal Cliff Notes – Musing about law, books, and politics

Reminder: due process and procedures take time. Kangaroo Courts can happen quickly and even instantly.  One reason many people prefer autocracy is because an autocrat isn’t hampered by procedure, or checks against his power. — Read on terikanefield-blog.com/impeachment-resolution-legal-cliff-notes/

Pelosi, Impeachment & Democracy v. Autocracy – Musing about law, books, and politics

Democrats are up against an administration obstructing their investigations at every turn. The question is: What should they do about this obstruction? — Read on terikanefield-blog.com/pelosi-impeachment-democracy-v-autocracy/