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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 terikanefield-blog.com/lindsay-grahams-absurd-argument/

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GOP, Putin, and Cynicism – Musing about law, books, and politics

Absorbing Michael Cohen’s hearing yesterday and reading MAGA commentary, I’m struck by the deep and destructive levels of cynicism in the GOP and America’s far right wing. 

GOP cynicism, it seems to me, explains much of what we are seeing.

— Read on terikanefield-blog.com/gop-putin-and-cynicism/

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Looking for “Collusion” in all the Wrong Places – Musing about law, books, and politics

19/ The inquiry should be about how the Trump-Fox-GOP is partnering with Russia to undermine our democratic institutions and create a Russian style oligarchy in the U.S. 

Evidence of this is in the sentencing memo, in the nature of Manafort’s crimes and his foreign allegiances.

20/ When you add the Trump Org to the mix, the iron triangle becomes complete. Yes, there were Trump Org crimes, and yes, there are links between the Trump Org and Russia. 

Given Mueller’s mandate I suspect prosecution of the Trump Org will happen in NY.

— Read on terikanefield-blog.com/the-manafort-sentencing-memo-iron-triangles/

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Roger Stone, Russian Hackers, and the Rule of Law – Musing about law, books, and politics

So Roger Stone had a bit of a tantrum yesterday. He’s angry because he was assigned to a judge he doesn’t want. What’s really happening is that Rule of Law is colliding with Cult of Leadership.
— Read on terikanefield-blog.com/roger-stone-russian-hackers-and-the-rule-of-law/