Category Archives: The Law

Area Man Tries Novel Legal Gambit to Avoid Testifying: N’uh-Uh!

This will be interesting to watch play out: (CNN)Steve Bannon will not cooperate with the House select committee investigating January 6, his lawyer said in an email obtained by CNN that cites former President Donald Trump’s claim of executive privilege. … Continue reading

Posted in Hair Führer Donald Trump, Insurrection, People Dumber than Dolphins, Steve Bannon, The Law, The Stupid Coup | 12 Comments

Grifters Gotta Grift (Maybe?)

Guys,  the Proud Boys and other weak-brained insurrectionists have misplaced their noted ambulance chaser defender John Pierce, last seen being fired by vigilante Kyle Rittenhouse after some financial shenanigans!!1! Capitol riot lawyer John Pierce goes missing with Covid excuse and … Continue reading

Posted in Grifters Gotta Grift, Insurrection, The Law, The Stupid Coup | 10 Comments

Republicans Play Telephone, Hilarity Ensues

We were surprised/not surprised to read that Republicans are up in arm that the January 6 Commission is requesting the phone records from pretty much all the carriers (emphasis mine): Kevin McCarthy warns GOP majority ‘will not forget’ if companies … Continue reading

Posted in The Coup Klux Klan (Republicans), The Law, The Stupid Coup | 8 Comments

News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Another D.C. Police Officer who faced the Insurrection has died: Third police officer, Gunther Hashida, dies by suicide after defending Capitol during riot by pro-Trump mob The article is very vague on details or explanation, and I … Continue reading

Posted in The Coup Klux Klan (Republicans), The Law, The Stupid Coup | 4 Comments

Another Tourist At Lovefest Pleads Guilty

Amazing, innit, how innocent tourists at the January 6 Lovefest (that totally was not an insurrection riot) has said, oops, yeah I did it: “An Idaho man photographed hanging from the Senate balcony and sitting in the presiding officer’s chair … Continue reading

Posted in The Coup Klux Klan (Republicans), The Law, The Stupid Coup | 5 Comments

Cohen Goes Back to the Sneezer

Comrade Trump’s stupidest lawyer (Sorry Rudy ™) Michael Cohen is in the news again! Axios morning email thingie: Michael Cohen went back to prison yesterday after the N.Y. Post photographed him dining alfresco last week, and he refused to submit … Continue reading

Posted in Lord Damp Nut, The Russian Usurper, Michael Cohen, The Law, William 'Iran-Contra' Barr | 4 Comments

QED: The Prznint Is Always Above The Law

The GOP might be setting up a show trial to quickly get Dear Leader off the hook, but there is something much more alarming going on. Comrade Stupid’s legal beagles (and I apologize to the noble hounds everywhere) are arguing … Continue reading

Posted in ITMFA, Lord Damp Nut, The Russian Usurper, The Law | 11 Comments

Lunchtime Reading

This piece at CNN(!) tackles the idea of the Senate using a secret ballot to vote on impeachment of the Russian Usurper. Prof. Robert Alexander notes that currently we do not have the same kind of Senate that the framers … Continue reading

Posted in ITMFA, Quid Meets Quo Goes Pro (Ukraine), The Law | 8 Comments

Grifters Gotta Grift, Part Infinity

Axios morning email thingie informs us of the latest (potential?) violation of the Emoluments Clause (weird formatting and enigmatic bullet usage is theirs, I swear): The Trump administration, which next year will host the leaders of the world’s most powerful … Continue reading

Posted in Grifters Gotta Grift, Lord Damp Nut, The Russian Usurper, The Law | 5 Comments

Your Three-Martini Stupid is Served, Huckabee

And once again, Uncle Sugar, the poor man’s Elmer Gantry, shows us why he is not fit for public office: “The question comes do we have civil disobedience or do we have biblical disobedience? And for many of us civil … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Goat Rodeo, marriage equality, Mike 'Uncle Sugar' Huckabee, The Law | Tagged , | 7 Comments