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Harvard Professor: Hillary Clinton Could Still Be President

Lawrence Lessig, the Roy L. Furman professor of law and leadership at Harvard Law School, offered hope recently for those still in denial over the 2017 presidential election.  704 more words

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adamsmith1922 reblogged this on The Inquiring Mind and commented:

In this post Prof Turley debunks the proposition that somehow, through a miracle, Hillary Clinton might become President., if Trump steps down. He points out that although Trump is deeply flawed and disliked, Clinton is probably equally if not more so. The GOP and the Democrats need to take a hard look at themselves and seek to run principled, competent candidates focused on viable policies for America rather than self enrichment and ludicrous culture wars.

Democratic Member Seeks New Impeachment Vote Based On Trump's Alleged "Shithole" Comment

I have previously written about the endless calls for impeachment from Democratic members for everything from Trump criticizing NFL players to comments made about protesters. The Framers saw the great abuses caused not only by tyranny of nobility, but tyranny of the majority.  172 more words

Society

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The consequence of actions such as Green's is to inure people to the whole issue of impeachment and thus make impeachment more unlikely, unless some new scandal of massive proportions breaks.

Bannon Refuses To Answer Questions Before Congress -- Faces Subpoenas and Potential Contempt Sanctions [UPDATED]

Steve Bannon is now under subpoena by both House investigators and the Special Counsel after he refused to answer questions before Congress. Following a problematic pattern of current and former Administration figures, … 607 more words

Society

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The Trump circus rolls on. It seems as if some in the White House are either desperate or determined to stoke the flames,with deliberately provocative acts.

Hoestra Finally Apologizes To Dutch For False Statements About Muslim Terror in Netherlands

We have been following the train wreck following the arrival of our new ambassador, Pete Hoekstra, to the Netherlands.  The former Republican congressman was confronted by reporters about a false statement that he made in 2015 when he said “the Islamic movement has now gotten to a point where they have put Europe into chaos. 364 more words

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It would seem Hoekstra has now apologised. Suspect it is too grudging and too late. Any credibility he may have had is now lost.

"This is the Netherlands, You Have To Answer Questions": Hoekstra Hit Another Hurdle As Ambassador

 Former Republican Congressman Peter Hoekstra had a rocky reception as the new ambassador to the Netherlands when reporters raised a false statement that he made in 2015 when he said “the Islamic movement has now gotten to a point where they have put Europe into chaos. 359 more words

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Professor Turley looks at Hoekstra ‘s ineptitude with Dutch media

Lund University Professor Under Fire For Refusing To Comply With Gender Quota For Assigned Reading

International

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The long march of oppression of thought and freedom, cloaked in the mantles of equality and political correctness , but really the spear of intolerance , continues. It is frightening and global.

Trump Again Suggests U.S. Libel Laws Need To Change

We previously discussed the erroneous portrayal of U.S. defamation laws by President Donald Trump.  Trump has complained previously about the inability to sue his critics due to the protections recognized in the First Amendment.  751 more words

Politics

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A view on the legal issues arising on Trump’s desire to shut down criticism and free speech.