Concentration Camps Expert Andrea Pitzer: The Trump Administration Is Running Camps at the Southern Border

If you’re not pushing back, you are part of the problem. “The more authoritarian the regime is, and the more people allow governments to get away with doing this sort of thing politically, the worse the conditions are likely to get,” Hyslop says. “So, a lot of it depends on how much pushback there is. […]

You saw me covered in blood on a bus. But do you get outraged about all homophobia? | Hate crime | The Guardian

Make the extraordinary reaction to our attack the norm. I beg you to amplify and channel this energy to hold accountable the intersecting web of elected politicians, government agencies and corporations who have reinforced a status quo of clearly delineated inequality long before this single attack in 2019. Redirect your money from rainbow capitalism to […]

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 […]

Reading the Mueller Report, V: Links but no “coordination” – Musing about law, books, and politics

All those links—but no “coordination.” How can that be?  Mueller’s task was to determine whether there were “links and/or coordination” between the Trump Campaign and Russia. Mueller found links galore. But it turns out that finding “coordination” — or, to use the legal term, “conspiracy”— proved more difficult. — Read on

Reading the Mueller Report, Part IV: The June 9, 2016 Trump Tower Meeting – Musing about law, books, and politics

Why weren’t crimes charged as a result of the June 9, 2016 Trump Tower Meeting?  We’ll begin with the “facts.” By “facts” I mean what the prosecutors have enough evidence to prove. — Read on