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August 16th, 2022 - 10:57 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts

Should the magistrate recuse himself?

Like any Mafiosi would, Trump wants the search warrant affidavit unsealed, so he can find out who the witnesses were (i.e., the “rat”). It’s possible to be legitimately curious about the details of probable cause — for example, the news media wants to know, too — but in[...]

August 16th, 2022 - 3:38 pm § in Donald Trump, Health

Playing football without a helmet

The late President Gerald Ford grew up when college football was played with leather helmets, and years later critics snidely sniped that’s how he got to be “soft in the head.” Then there’s Richard Aaron York III, who on Sunday, August 15, 2022, smashed a car into a concrete [...]

August 16th, 2022 - 3:06 pm § in Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

Why is a girl too young to have an abortion, old enough to be a parent?

Self-contradicting conservative rationalization is playing out in Florida courts, where a circuit judge, then a state appeals court, ruled a pregnant 16-year-old is not “sufficiently mature to decide whether to terminate her pregnancy.” (See NBC News story here.) Florida law requires minors to g[...]

August 16th, 2022 - 2:23 pm § in Democrats, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

California Democrat indicted for financial crimes

Terrance “TJ” Cox (photo left, bio here), a Central California ag-sector businessman who served a single term in Congress (2019-2021), has been indicted for wire fraud, money laundering, financial institution fraud, campaign funds fraud, CNN reported on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 (read sto[...]

August 16th, 2022 - 12:54 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Is Trump a fascist? Will he kill you?

Cheri Jacobus is a Republican. She graduated from the University of West Virginia with a degree in journalism and styles herself as a political strategist and pundit. She worked for GOP campaigns, did TV commentary on politics, and was a Republican National Committee media spokesperson. Jacobus is c[...]