An Observation or Two on SCOTUS

Well, more than two…

Another Reminder

Heads he wins, tails you lose.

A Reminder

Immunity edition.

Podcast Recommendation

“The Rise of ‘Middle-Finger Politics’”

Fulton County GA Prosecutor Fani Willis Fulton County GA Prosecutor Fani Willis

More On The Potential Disqualification Of Fani Willis

More on the potential conflict of interest in Georgia

Fulton County RICO Case Against Trump Facing Major Procedural Challenges

Fulton County Prosecutor’s alleged relationship with special prosecutor could derail the trial

Trump Attorney: If Not Impeached And Convicted, President Has Power To Assasinate Political Rivals

This is the logical result of Trump’s legal arguments & that should give everyone pause

Podcast Recommendation Ahead Of Tomorrow’s Hearing On Presidential Immunity In DC

The Lawfare podcast offers a great primer on the eve of oral arguments

Former Congressman and Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows Former Congressman and Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows

The Implications of 11th Circuit’s Mark Meadows Decision

The denial of transfer to Federal Court could signal problems for Trump’s Presidential Immunity Claims

Thursday Evening Tabs

Lie down with dogs you get up with fleas edition.

Why Trump Will Almost Certainly Stay On The Colorado Primary Ballot

A few predictions that are going to disappoint just about everyone.

Observations on Pence

Fading into the background is the appropriate end to his dance with MAGA.

Former Trump Attorney Chesebro Pleads Guilty & Is Cooperating

Yesterday the Kraken. Today the Cheese. Whose flipping tomorrow?

Trump’s First Federal Trial Set For 2024

For the moment, the “January 6th” trial begins on March 4th, 2024

(Last) Sunday’s Discussion Question Revisited

Wherein I finally reveal my answer (spoiler: it is hardly surprising). And, also, wherein despite the goal of brevity, I fail at that goal.

Trump Lawyers: Win Some, Lose Some

They chose the ticket, now they are going for the ride.

Why Trump Will Most Likely Be Convicted If Any Trial Moves Forward

tl;dr: Trump is a nightmare client & nightmare clients don’t do well in criminal courts

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Raining On Parades

With the help of Popehat, I call out issues with the Fulton County case &, in doing so, piss everyone off

Next Up: Georgia

The next Trump indictment looks like it is coming this week.

Is Trump Protected Because Of “Political Speech”?

Why “the First Amendment protects Trump” defense doesn’t make sense

Tucker Carlson In Private: “I Hate [Trump] Passionately.”

Tucker is one of those “elites” he saying hates his audience.

On Polling and Media Narratives

Some thoughts on polling and the news since 2016.

Trump’s Grifty Myopia

The griftiness of it all is not surprising, but remains astounding.

Poor, Poor, Pitiful Pence

The past just won’t let him be.

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A Meme For Monday

The launch of a new feature… featuring Drake!

Trump’s Rhetoric and the GOP’s Test

Spoiler alert: the GOP has already failed this test multiple times.

Speaking of Trump and Russia…

You know, Russia, Russia, Russia.

No Big Lie in 2022?

Even the 2020 election deniers are conceding close elections in the midterms.

Republican Losers Conceding, Not Rioting

A low bar has been cleared.

Democrats’ Messaging Challenges

Touting the accomplishments of the last two years isn’t working.

Trump, Article II, and January 6, 2021

He failed to fulfill his oath.

Democracy and the End of Roe

This will just reinforce minority rule in the US.

Trump Admits it (Again)

Shameless (but not surprising).

Fox Tried to Derail the ‘Big Lie’ Before Going All In

Chris Stirewalt takes a victory lap.

Thoughts on the Hearings

It was far more compelling than expected.

January 6 Committee Divided on Which Non-Starter Recommendations to Make

They’re taking their eye off the ball.

More on Ginni Thomas and the 2020 Election

She advocated that AZ overturn its election.

Georgia Subpoenas Conservative Group Over Ballot Harvesting Allegations

Why would a group that claims it has evidence of ballot harvesting refuse to turn it over?

Republican Efforts to Steal Election Were Widespread

Did we not already know this?

Chip Roy’s Texts

More willingness to subvert the election.

Mike Lee’s Texts

He was clearly willing to subvert the election.

A 457 Minute Gap

The is a 7 hour gap in the phone logs at the White House from January 6, 2021.

Jan 6 Committee Alleges Trump Criminal Conspiracy

The former President should have known that his claims of election fraud were baseless.

Pence and the Whirlwind

Doing the right thing on 1/6/20 doesn’t absolve him of being a key Trump enabler.

Donald Trump Shrugging Donald Trump Shrugging

Not Baffling at All (Headline Reaction)

Trump’s pardon offer is just another way to propagate the big lies about the election and 1/6.

What exactly is ballot harvesting? And what happened in Georgia?

While there is an investigation, it doesn’t appear ballots were sold for “$10 a piece”

The Reality of Voter Fraud Yet Again

Fraudsters caught!

When Concern Trolling, Always Check For Unintended Uncomfortable Parallelisms

It’s always a good idea to reread a text before referencing it, especially if you’re a history Ph.D. like Newt Gingrich