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Is Trump above the law? CREW takes him on in court

Source: Is Trump Violating the Constitution? In Absentia, He Defends Himself in Court – The New York Times The defendant was elsewhere, stirring and twittering in his new city, his name rarely spoken — just the title sufficed — but … Continue reading

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Expensive vacations? Don’t ask (I’ll tell you)

Two little items today. First from 538 Significant Digits: 1.5 percent The King of Saudi Arabia vacationed in Morocco and the trip cost around $100 million. This is an immense figure, even in the context of a national economy: It’ll … Continue reading

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Neil Gorsuch again, so let’s get scared mad

The Kochs bought his seat on our Supreme Court with warm ‘n’ fuzzy TV ads that made me, for one, ill. Now Gorsuch is paying them back. Source: Neil Gorsuch Speech at Trump Hotel Raises Ethical Questions – The New … Continue reading

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