Reading Barr’s Summary of Mueller’s Report – Musing about law, books, and politics

Barr’s summary and conclusion do not preclude Congress from stepping in, demanding to see the evidence, and reaching a different conclusion.  That’s why we have more than one branch of government. It keeps the executive branch from exonerating the head of the executive branch. — Read on

What is our best outcome, and how do we get there? – Musing about law, books, and politics

 Social scientists tell us that about 1/3 of the population will never feel comfortable in a liberal democracy Which brings me to the second problem: Dealing with that 1/3 so that this doesn’t happen again. — Read on

Lindsey Graham’s Absurd Argument – Musing about law, books, and politics

If Trump thought he could get away with shooting a person on Fifth Avenue, silly for Graham to suggest that he wouldn’t have written a check if he knew it was illegal. The chilling part is this: Graham knows it’s absurd. — Read on

There’s Always A Tweet – March 4, 2019 Edition

October 17, 2016: Voter fraud! Crooked Hillary Clinton even got the questions to a debate, and nobody says a word. Can you imagine if I got the questions? — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 17, 2016 March 4, 2019: Trump has made the debate a point of pride. He recently boasted to the Times that he’d won […]

Russian Collusion Evidence And The Burden Of Proof

On Wednesday, February 20, CNN reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is preparing to present his report on his investigation into whether Russia interfered in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice to the current attorney general, William Barr. This report comes after 21 months of investigation, leading to the guilty plea, indictment, or […]

Bryan Singer’s Accusers Speak Out – The Atlantic

This is another of those open secrets Hollywood is known for. Lock him up. According to multiple sources, Fox had no idea that the Sanchez-Guzman lawsuit was coming when the studio fired Singer. Still, Sanchez-Guzman’s claims shouldn’t have been much of a surprise. Almost from the moment his star began to rise, Singer, who is […]

New Facebook bug exposed millions of photos – BBC News

Time to deactivate my Facebook account. Facebook has revealed that a software bug exposed the photos of up to 6.8 million users, including pictures they had not posted. It made the announcement a day after hosting its pop-up privacy experience “It’s Your Facebook” in New York’s Bryant Park.