Mimesis Law
21 October 2017

government

  • The Bigly Effective Executive Orders of President Trump

    by - Feb 13, 2017
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    February 13, 2017 (Fault Lines) – By February 13th of his presidency, Bush had only managed three executive orders. Obama, clearly determined to show Bush how to rule by decree, cranked out fourteen in the same...
  • Trump Exceeds His Plenary Immigration Authority

    by - Jan 31, 2017
    (Comments: 5)
    January 31, 2017 (Fault Lines) — When I wrote in November that the president likely had the constitutional power to exclude Muslims from coming to the U.S., I included a number of caveats, describing circumstances where...
  • Trump Has Bill Clinton To Thank For Broad Immigration Powers

    by - Jan 31, 2017
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    January 31, 2017 (Fault Lines) – The weekend headlines were awash with hyperbole. A U.S. Senator was brought to tears. Over the weekend, the ACLU raised $24 million, which is six times its yearly average. Foreign...
  • Dennis Hastert’s Insane Attempt At Recovering Millions

    by - Jan 24, 2017
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    January 24, 2017 (Fault Lines) — Oral contracts, as the saying goes, aren’t worth the paper they’re written on. Oral contracts involving an exchange of money to stop allegations of sexual assault reaching the media are...
  • Is Police Reform Over With AG Sessions? Only For Cowards

    by - Jan 23, 2017
    (Comments: 5)
    January 23, 2017 (Fault Lines) – Donald Trump’s inauguration has prompted a great wailing and gnashing of teeth over the many ways the United States is about to become less great. Now, with Jeff Session’s confirmation...
  • 94 Sheriffs And Trump

    by - Jan 18, 2017
    (Comments: 3)
    January 18, 2017 (Fault Lines) — The Judiciary Act of 1789 established the original 13 federal judicial districts and called for appointment of a Marshal for each district. The Senate confirmed President Washington’s nomination of the first...
  • New Surveillance Rules Pit Law Enforcement vs. National Security

    by - Jan 16, 2017
    (Comments: 1)
    January 16, 2017 (Fault Lines) — The Obama Administration released a new set of rules on how electronic surveillance data relating to United States citizens and residents can be shared between the National Security Agency (the...
  • Hammers, Nails, and Cell Phones

    by - Jan 12, 2017
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    January 12, 2017 (Fault Lines) — There are two versions of a joke that goes: In America, there are two political parties, the Stupid Party and the Evil Party. When the Stupid Party is in power,...
  • The Unconstitutional Restraint On Ohio Justice O’Neill

    by - Jan 10, 2017
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    January 10, 2017 (Fault Lines) – Every four years when the Presidential election rolls around, Ohio gets pegged as a swing state, which for the Presidential election it often is. But that disguises the difficulty that...
  • Leave Jeff Sessions Alone! 

    by - Jan 5, 2017
    (Comments: 12)
    January 5, 2017 (Fault Lines) – There is an old saying in politics, “To the victor belongs the spoils.” While it can refer to the patronage system of trading jobs for political favors, it can refer...

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