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Will Trump use the precedents established by Obama?

Trey Gowdy asked his colleagues why they allowed Obama to ignore and selectively enforce law? Listen carefully as Gowdy asks…

If a President can ignore some laws can a president then ignore any or all law? 9 more words

Barack Obama

"The Competition Is Doing It" vs. "Not Invented Here Syndrome"

These are two errors people make in all types of organizations.  They seem to be complete opposites, but in fact they stem from the same failure in logic. 398 more words

My Opinion

The Coming Presidential Tyranny: Maybe Trump, Maybe Later, but Coming Ever Closer

This screed is a response to a friend’s Facebook post. He linked to the article The Republic Conquered: On America Entering the Post-Democratic Era, with a warning to conservatives to set down their coffee while reading it “unless you enjoy irrigating your sinuses,” and a friend of his replied, “OMG, more proof that liberalism is a mental disorder.” 665 more words

Politics In General

Powerless Law

Last week, I had the good fortune of attending the 2016 Robin Cooke lecture, delivered by Timothy Endicott. Professor Endicott’s talk, entitled “Lawful Power” was very thought-provoking, so I’ll try to summarize it here, based on the notes I took, and offer some thoughts of my own. 1,924 more words

Legal Philosophy

Liberty Minute: Cabinet

I am calling this a Liberty Minute. It is just a thought on how we view cabinet and the questions we need to be asking as we consider the various different departments and position in Government.


President Obama Signs Executive Order on Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience

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Office of the Press Secretary

December 9, 2016

FACT SHEET: White House Announces Actions to Protect Natural and Cultural Resources in Alaskan Arctic Ocean… 1,339 more words


Politics is about Power

Be it known, then, that there are two ways of contending, one in accordance with the laws, the other by force; the first of which is proper to men, the second to beasts.

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My Opinion