Category Archives: Supreme Court

Epilogue to Impeachment: Trump’s Wild Victory Celebrations

Epilogue to Impeachment:  Trump’s Wild Victory Celebrations Every great saga deserves an epilogue.  I mean Trump’s Impeachment Saga, not my whacky accounting of it.  Trump, the TV Director in Chief, could not help making a Grand Show of his pre-acquittal … Continue reading

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The US and Key Countries in the Democracy Index 2019

We examine the new Democracy Index 2019 rating of the US and world countries performed by the Economist Intelligence Unit.  I was very interested in this since it would contain the third year of the Trump Presidency and his House … Continue reading

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America’s Next Democracy Rating, and Chief Justice John Roberts’ View

America’s Next Democracy Rating, and Chief Justice John Roberts’ View Having just written articles on the Democracy and Freedom ratings of world countries, I was going to speculate on what our new ratings would be after the sham impeachment trial.  … Continue reading

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All Hail, Dictator Trump

All Hail, Dictator Trump This morning, HRH Donald “The Don” Trump became America’s Dictator. The Republican Senate, to a Republican person, voted to table all new evidence in the mock impeachment “trial”.  Despite 12 hours of careful and convincing arguments … Continue reading

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To Mitch “Stonewall” McConnell: Thanks for Making Your Impeachment Coverup So Obvious

To Mitch “Stonewall” McConnell:  Thanks for Making Your Impeachment Coverup So Obvious Also, as a plus, there are going to be several roll call votes on the Whitewash procedures, which will shade the Republican Senator’s participation in the coverup.  The … Continue reading

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“You Can Fool Some of the People All the Time” — Has Trump Won?

“You Can Fool Some of The People All the Time” — Has Trump Won? President Lincoln might have said this, but Trump, and his cohort, and his Party, and his Fox News, live it.  As long as 90% of them … Continue reading

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Is the Senate Capable of Conducting a Fair Impeachment Trial?

Is the Senate Capable of Conducting a Fair Impeachment Trial? As a previous Professor, I of course always am concerned with the educational backgrounds of people to fill certain positions.  This of course has to be time weighted, since in … Continue reading

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We Need Stronger Limits on Presidential and DOJ Powers

We Need Stronger Limits on Presidential and DOJ Powers We have a President who has a non-Constitutional, volunteer, personal (?) lawyer who guarantees him that he has powers beyond the Constitution, that he has Absolute Rights (?), and that he … Continue reading

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Trump Rules the GOP

Let’s see:  If you are Republicans who want to hide that Trump’s personal lawyer continuously lied for Trump, is your best strategy really to spend the whole day emphasizing that the lawyer is a liar?  After all, Michael Cohen has … Continue reading

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To Impeach or Not to Impeach, That Is the Question

To impeach or not to impeach, that is the question. I must apologize to Shakespeare and to Hamlet, Prince of Denmark for using his quote: “To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether ‘tis nobler in the … Continue reading

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