False Alarums

Even young children are aware of what is fair and what isn’t … and boy, they’ll let you know about it. Heck, even the animals know about fairness. As a teenager, a primitive form of animal life to be sure, I remember coming home from my first day at high school and telling my long-suffering…

Alan Dershowitz Nails It

I came across this fascinating essay by Mr. Dershowitz, the noted lawyer, law professor, and legal scholar, and I thought it bears repeating. I note in passing that Dershowitz is anti-Trump, and that he both campaigned and voted for Hillary Clinton. Gotta love an honest man! w. As a law professor for half a century,…

Investigations That Don’t

My liberal friends, and yes, thankfully, I have some, keep saying to me, “Why didn’t Kavanaugh call for an investigation? If he was innocent that’s what he’d do”. Let me show why he didn’t, and why you wouldn’t either. I just got back from my high school reunion, where we shared stories of what happened…

Going Against The Odds

You know how people say “What are the odds?”, meaning that something probably did not happen by random chance alone? I got to thinking about that saying regarding the current situation with the Mueller investigation. I read that: None of the 16 lawyers known to work for special counsel Robert Mueller are registered Republicans There…

Comey Leaked Classified Information

In March of 2017, then-FBI Director James Comey testified under oath to the House Intelligence Committee. The full transcript of his testimony is here. I want to discuss the following excerpt of a discussion between Representative Peter King and FBI Director James Comey during that testimony. All emphasis is mine: KING: I fully understand the…

Translation Required

OK, here’s the text to translate … Source #1 was approached by an identified U.S. Person, who indicated to Source #1 that a U.S.-based law firm had hired the identified U.S. Person to conduct research regarding Candidate #1’s ties to Russia. (The identified U.S. Person and Source #1 have a long-standing business relationship.) The identified…

Recusal and Refusal

When Robert Mueller was appointed Special Counsel to look into the to-date totally evidence-free allegations of collusion between Trumpworld and Russia, I had no problem with Mueller’s long and very close personal and professional friendship with James Comey, the ex-Director of the FBI. Their relationship has been described as “mentor  –  mentee” and “teacher –…