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The Numbers “5” & “2” Are All We Have Left

As a political scientist and junkie, I am fascinated by the American electorate before and after the election this last fall. While I must...

FLASHBACK: Obamacare Surprise – It’s Bush’s Fault

June 27, 2012 at 12:45pm*** The essence of legal prediction is guesswork.  The accuracy of legal prediction is based on an assessment of innumerable possible...

DACA & Dreamers: The Speech Trump Must Give

As the President nears an announcement on the Obama era DACA program, political pressure mounts from all sides.  DACA, the “Deferred Action for Childhood...

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If We Build a Wall … Make Illegal Aliens Pay For It

The Trump administration took immediate action to build the “Wall” between the U.S and Mexico on which President Trump campaigned.  I was neither a...

An American Tale: Yates, The Smartest Lawyer, and an American Hero

Don’t let the title fool you, this is a story about three different people.  Ms. Yates, is not the hero. Sometimes Americans foolishly think that...

John McCain: Dying Without Dignity

I watched my father, a World-War II Marine wither and die from cancer. The process kills its victim, and it can break the loved...

Emoluments Clause Hype Not Based in Law or Facts

Lawrence Tribe is a renowned expert in Constitutional law.  The Harvard Law Professor, together with Norman Eisen and Richard Painter, ethics lawyers who served...
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Trump is Crazy and Gorsuch is Not Enough

It’s hard being an American conservative right now.  If you think angry, misguided, bitter, mean-spirited, #altleft radicals, rubes, and rioters are unhappy about Trump,...