Category Archives: Federal Courts

If the Cohen allegations are true, POTUS* conspired to violate federal campaign law and to hide it from the American people

By ann summers     Neal Katyal’s op-ed in the NY Times spells it out clearly. Trump has been so used to working without accountability as a private citizen especially with respect to covering up his numerous dalliances, that he … Continue reading

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Putin place or Put in place. Trump’s interest conflicts because conflicts interest him.

By ann summers Trump tried to claim the government can’t walk and chew gum, but fails three days later at getting a Temporary Restraining Order in an attempt to isolate Cohen raid booty. Darned irony for a guy who has … Continue reading

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TCS: A Dangerous Silence in Public Schools

Good Morning! ________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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Lawfare ahead … pitched battles

  By ann summersLawfare is a form of asymmetric warfare, consisting of using the legal system against an enemy, such as by damaging or delegitimizing them, tying up their time or winning a public relations victory. The word is a … Continue reading

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All about the Trump lawyering up, even as disinformation continues

 “The collapse of this administration may or may not be swift. But it is inevitable.” (Douglas Blackmon at Bill Moyers.com:)  By ann summers Q: How does every Russian joke start? A: By looking over your shoulder… The biggest scandal in … Continue reading

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#TrumpRussia ‘s executive privilege … anticipating a “national security” defense by POTUS45*

  By ann summers “…what happens if the Federal Bureau of Investigation finds evidence of criminal conduct by the president? Or, perhaps more likely in Trump’s case, what happens if the president tries to shut down FBI investigations into his … Continue reading

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Lord Dampnut praises his own invidious motivations and “incompetent malevolence” with a tweet… SAD!

  By ann summers   You read that correctly: The President of the United States was tweeting approvingly an article describing his motivations as “invidious” and describing his actions using the phrase “incompetent malevolence.” Orange Gazbag’s apparently so stupid that … Continue reading

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