Tag Archives: Karl Rove

Where is the proof that money can buy elections?

Yesterday I was talking to my cousin Thomas, a resolute pessimist, about the upcoming election. He asked, “Is there any hope?” I’m afraid I snapped at him. (Optimists can snap, you know. We don’t bite but we snap.) His response … Continue reading

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So what’s doing in the Citizens United Supreme Court?

This. As reported by many newspapers and here by SCOTUSBlog, which I follow. It’s a terse, apolitical layout of what happened. (If I remember correctly, Citizens United — indeed, Scalia said as much — does not state anything about dark … Continue reading

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Obstruction of justice and “The Pelican Brief”

Late the other night I was doing my aimless scrolling through TV channels, not to find anything to watch but to wean myself off the stimulation caused by whatever it is in TVs and digital bluish light that causes stimulation. … Continue reading

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