Category Archives: Constitutional Law

Looking at Jeff Flake’s anti-Trump speech on the media

  By ann summers The collective false consciousness that is US democracy has many manifestations, so without casting aspersions on Arizona GOP senator Jeff Flake’s motives, his speech on the floor of the US Senate is useful if only to … 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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President Bait and Vice President Switch

By ann summers we may be seeing the rise of a particular strategy on the right—sometimes gripping part of the GOP, and sometimes all of it—that can be traced back to that noted conservative Vladimir Lenin. I speak of “heightening … 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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#TrumpRussia … Trump now hoisted by his own Braggadocio … “Watch them start to choke like dogs”

   By ann summers The Führereid loyalty oath redux: First Trump’s staff, then government officials, then the military… 1930s pump priming  Like the urban legend of the choking dog with the thief’s fingers lodged in his throat, God-Emperor Trump has … Continue reading

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SUPREME COURT: Imagine if Republicans Had Changed the Rules in 1970

April 8, 1970 – The Senate votes on President Richard Nixon’s nomination of G. Harrold Carswell to the Supreme Court. A combination of the high-reversal rate (58%) of his decisions on appeal, his support decades earlier of racial segregation and white … Continue reading

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Devin Nunes (R-CA) forges for his sodding tiger at the White House

By ann summers “Chairman Nunes met with his source at the White House grounds in order to have proximity to a secure location where he could view the information provided by the source.” Coincidentally, there is an orange rumped agouti … Continue reading

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