the officer will never have to answer a legitimate cross-examination to his professionally developed “alibi” in which the cops utterly bungled any possible notion of an honest and fair testimony on his part by giving him all the time in the world to craft an alibi, AFTER seeing all the potential evidence against him. Continue reading
But legal minds are trained to ignore these fascist realities in favor of narrow and pie-in-the-sky “principles” that can be rationalized to the dying day of the shyster who believes that this serves the cause of justice …. Continue reading
Sen. Orrin Hatch [said] that Republicans were ready to give the other party “a taste of their own medicine.” … Our ‘own medicine’? You mean like Affordable Health Care? (Somehow I doubt it.) Continue reading
It is a protest against oligarchy and being used as cannon fodder. HOW that is an “anti-military” anthem is a mystery to anyone not drinking kleptocratic Kool-aid®. Continue reading
all good things come to an end.
Today marks the end of his vorpal sword in all its incarnations: Skiing Uphill, Boregasm, Zug, The Commonwealth of Blogistan, and, of course, hvs.
I’m not whining. Things change. Once this was EXACTLY the right and only thing to do. Now? Different ground rules. Continue reading
Yes, the Kochs have spent millions on a “ground game” but that’s not how ground games work. They’re about networks of people, and about all sorts of intangibles that can’t be bought. Certainly not in one election cycle. Continue reading
Had the case NOT been filed, it is doubtful that the documents in question would have become public knowledge AND have established that Wisconsin Club for Growth spent ALL its money on political activity, which is prohibited by federal law. Continue reading
RHETORIC is the only political tool in the box when it comes to politics, and yet the Democratic Party has, almost universally, discounted the effectiveness of the written and spoken word. Continue reading