Berry Craig: Because Trump won’t divulge the recording or lift the gag order against his toadies, it’s hard not to conclude that he’s guilty.
Thomas Drake: The current debate in Australia regarding press freedom and whistleblowing laws strikes at the heart of any country claiming it is a democracy.
Jeremy Kuzmarov: Despite much rhetoric about good governance, only a small percentage of the money in Plan Mérida has ever been devoted to anti-poverty programs capable of providing opportunities for impoverished Mexican youth
Melina Abdullah: Families and community have been imploring Lacey to prosecute officers formally through petitions, phone calls, and letter writing campaigns since 2014.
Allan Smith: One thing you should know about auto insurance in the context of rideshare is that your personal auto insurance doesn’t cover every aspect of the ridesharing process.
Larry Wines: Since the House is giving us only a “going small” scenario, should we retreat to a bar with cheap drinks and a good honky-tonk band? Not yet, anyway.
Resolved, That Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, is impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors and that the following articles of impeachment be exhibited to the United States Senate
Ted Vaill: If “Moscow Mitch” tries to get the trial dismissed before it even begins, some Republican Senators (especially those 18 up for re-election) might object and vote against such dismissal.
Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: While many police departments use the slogan “protect and serve,” in too many communities, people do not feel protected or served. They feel threatened, harassed and abused by police.
Bill Blum: At the heart of the anxiety is the lingering question of whether impeachment is worth the effort as long as it remains unlikely that the Republican-controlled Senate will vote to convict.
Rich Procida: As an attorney, I took an oath similar to the oaths taken by the President and members of Congress to defend the Constitution. It is not an oath to win, because as an advocate I do not control the outcome of the trial.
Ted Vaill: Some of the attendees at the Convention defined it as “any abuse of power by the President in the execution of his office”, but Franklin characterized it as a High Crime and Misdemeanor if the President was “Obnoxious”.
Alex Sherman: Law & Order is the world’s most powerful medium cementing the idea in millions of minds that everyone caught up in the criminal legal system is not worthy of being counted among “the people.”