Susan B. Anthony taught us how – Musing about law, books, and politics

The question I get is: “What if the Fox-Trump-GOP succeeds in rolling us backwards?” Answer: We need to do the work of rolling everything forward again. — Read on

How to take down Trump – Musing about law, books, and politics

Recently, in “Trump’s Parade v. Rule of Law,” I argued that current U.S. politics can be seen as a clash between Rule of Law and Charismatic Leader (definitions by Max Weber). Following Weber’s model, I suggested that the way to bring down Trump is to undermine the myth he that propelled him to power (and […]

Trump’s parade v. Rule of Law – Musing about law, books, and politics

The way to save the Constitution is for an overwhelming majority of people to reaffirm the social contract.   Fortunately we know how to do it. — Read on

Trump and the Courts – Musing about law, books, and politics

Being scared about what is happening is good because it inspires people to take action. Inducing despair and discouragement does the opposite: It renders people paralyzed, worn out, and unable to act. — Read on

Clearing up a Few Asylum Law Misunderstandings – Musing about law, books, and politics

1. Asylum seekers are legally allowed to do so, even if they’re in this country illegally. 2. Separating children from their parents as this country is doing is a crime against humanity. 3. The Trump administration must stand trial for their actions. — Read on

Victimhood and the Trump-FOX-GOP – Musing about law, books, and politics

Once you start looking for victimization, you see all through the statements of Drumpf, Faux News, and the Grand Oligarchy Party. — Read on

Pelosi, Impeachment, and why the Nixon analogies probably don’t work. – Musing about law, books, and politics

I am in favor of opening impeachment hearings. I believe Nancy Pelosi is handling matters correctly. Here is how both of the above can be true at the same time. — Read on

Summary [and analysis] of Mueller’s May 29, 2019 speech – Musing about law, books, and politics

That the Mueller report leads inexorably to the conclusion that Trump obstructed justice is no surprise to anyone who actually read the report Trump’s entire “legal defense” is to torpedo truth itself. — Read on

The Trump Reality Show – Musing about law, books, and politics

Yet another excellent breakdown of Drumpf and the Grand Oligarchy Party and their push toward Putinism in America. The events Wednesday and Thursday—beginning with Trump storming out of a meeting, and culminating with Trump tweeting a doctored video of Pelosi—went beyond the usual level of bizarre. But don’t be fooled. Source: The Trump Reality Show […]