Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Horror of Not Breathing

A hard coughing fit, the kind where you cannot stop and you cannot draw breath, is an overwhelming emotional experience for me that leaves me mentally drained. I had severe asthma as a child. It wasn’t the debilitating non-stop puff-the-inhaler-between-every-word … Continue reading

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Wrong, Do It Again!

And today, the only possible agent of political reform is the President. Lawrence Lessig, explaining why he ran for president, and reminding me yet again that most lawyers are lousy political scientists.

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A Non-partisan Argument Against Justice Obama

Hillary Clinton, never one to miss an opportunity to pander, told a prospective Iowa voter that he had “a great idea,” in suggesting she appoint Obama to the Supreme Court. It’s a terrible idea, and that has nothing to do … Continue reading

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Trump’s Democrats

[cross-posted at Hit Coffee] While many Democrats are eager to deny that Trump is drawing support from their party, the data show a different story. That data also reveals the falsity of the pretense that Republican party leaders could somehow … Continue reading

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