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Can section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment be used to disqualify Trump from ever holding future office?

Now that Trump’s been acquitted — a 2nd time, no less — the question has arisen whether an obscure provision of the 14th Amendment could be used to keep Trump from running for President again. Background to the 14th Amendment … Continue reading

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The Difference between Germany in 1930 and the USA in 2020

Although the week still has to complete, it looks like our Democracy is going to hold. Regardless of how many insurrectionists protests or other trouble we have the rest of the week, our Democracy is going to hold. There had … Continue reading

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White Supremacists. Not the Sharpest Tools in the Shed

Recently I had a conversation with some of the insurrectionists, trying to understand better what they hoped to accomplish by breaking into the Capitol Building and kidnapping and assassinating a few legislators.  Here’s how the conversation went: Me: So, you … Continue reading

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Well that was Fun and Completely Counterproductive

Well, that was fun. The Donald invites his craziest supporters to Washington, tells them to march on the Capitol, and then is transpired by what transpires. Eventually, after much begging from his own advisors, Trump released the following video on … Continue reading

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