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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

A former Houston police captain was charged with assault on Tuesday after running a man off the road and holding him at gunpoint in an effort to prove what authorities have called a bogus voter fraud scheme. read more

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Since Election Day, State and Federal courts throughout the country have been flooded with frivolous lawsuits aimed at disenfranchising large swaths of voters and undermining the legitimacy of the election. read more

Sunday, November 22, 2020

In a total loss the the Trump campaign, a federal district court in Pennsylvania has dismissed the most serious case brought by the campaign and denied the campaign a motion to file an amended complaint. The judge just excoriates this suit, which those of us in the field have called ridiculous from the start: read more

Sunday, November 08, 2020

"Unless something new happens, I don't see a viable path for Trump to litigate his way out of an Electoral College loss," says election law expert Richard Hasen, of the University of California, Irvine.

Florida State University law professor Michael Morley agrees, noting that Biden still has several paths to victory.

Friday, October 30, 2020

A veteran observer of elections in troubled countries describes the undeniable parallels. read more


I find it ironic that the connotations of the word "p***y" frame the beginning and end of the Buffoon's tenure.

It begins with a false projection of manliness as assaultive. www.vox.com

It ends with a false projection of patriotism as cowardice. dailycaller.com

The Vice-President is exposed the patriot. The Buffoon is been exposed the coward.

ARRESTED is the law.
(Bradenburg (sic) v Ohio)

Assuming you mean Giuliani, you need to understand 1) that decision doesn't say what you think it says and 2) the decision is inapplicable to a private state bar disciplinary proceeding.

Nevertheless, in light of current events and the offensive speech you quoted, it should be pointed that Brandenburg held that the quoted speech does not violate the First Amendment. The decision resulted in the reversal of Brandenburg's criminal conviction. Oyez sums up the holding thusly,

The Court's Per Curiam opinion held that the Ohio law violated Brandenburg's right to free speech. The Court used a two-pronged test to evaluate speech acts: (1) speech can be prohibited if it is "directed at inciting or producing imminent lawless action" and (2) it is "likely to incite or produce such action." The criminal syndicalism act made illegal the advocacy and teaching of doctrines while ignoring whether or not that advocacy and teaching would actually incite imminent lawless action. The failure to make this distinction rendered the law overly broad and in violation of the Constitution.
A link to the opinion is on the cited page.

Fort Sill Artillery School

Graduated late summer '74.

Unknown to me at the time, one of the coolest places I've been to in OK is located on the northern border of the fort, the tiny town of Medicine Park. www.google.com

My wife lived there during early elementary school. It's located in a valley astride a large creek. Many of the buildings are built of cobblestone. To say it's idyllic is an understatement.

As foretold, Fifth Circuit rules.


Did these people honestly believe that a federal judge would order the Vice-President to violate the Constitution?

That was not the point. The point is the they believe the Electoral Count Act is unconstitutional. If true then Pence could act directly under the Twelfth Amendment. They make a plausible argument that the ECA is unconstitutional at pages 6 through 16 of their reply brief at this page. electioncases.osu.edu

I'm not saying the argument is winnable just that it is plausible i.e. not frivolous. I haven't read the sources they cite so I can't reasonably comment on the merits pro or con. The problem with these plaintiffs is they simply lack standing to make the argument at all. A link to the court's order of dismissal for lack of standing is here. drudge.com

As foretold, that didn't take long.


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