In a recent interview with The Washington Examiner, President Donald Trump brought up the possibility of breaking up the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Let’s talk about what this means. For starters, federal circuit courts are the appellate courts for federal district courts. Thus, if a party loses in federal court,… Read More Breaking Up the 9th Circuit? Probably not.
Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, Attorney General of the United States of America, may want to check his history books. During a Tuesday evening interview with conservative talk radio host, Mark Levin, Sessions said this about a federal judge’s decision to block the Trump immigration ban: “I really am amazed that a judge sitting on… Read More Jeff Sessions vs. Hawaii?
The President of the United States of America is currently being sued in court for inciting violence. Let that sink in for a moment. Ok. I’ll repeat it for dramatic effect so that you know I’m serious. The President of the United States of America is currently being sued in court for inciting violence. So the case… Read More Trump Wrongly Claims Blanket Civil Immunity While Being Sued for Inciting Violence
InfoWars owner and operator, Alex Jones, is best known for promoting unfounded conspiracy theories across the Internet. On his show, he has claimed that the 9/11 attacks, Oklahoma City bombing and the Boston Marathon bombing were all inside jobs. Jones also claims that the Sandy Hook shooting was a government-created hoax. More recently, Jones fabricated… Read More Alex Jones: I’m “Playing a Character”
In the last 24 hour, we’ve seen a lot of discussions, assumptions, opinions, grandstanding and a host of other communications from the partisans and the Facebook commentariat regarding the FBI’s recommendation that no criminal charges be brought against Hillary Clinton. While political discourse is a good thing, it’s also important that everyone understand the legal… Read More Explaining Criminal Intent and the Hillary Clinton E-Mail Situation
I’m going to try something new. Generally, I make posts that focus on a single thing, however, American politics move at a rapid rate and there’s lots to discuss. Thus, I’m going to try and do daily update that are more broadly focused. Let me know what you think. Hillary Clinton Takes Four Large and… Read More The Political Beast’s Daily Rundown 3.16.16
While many voters know how important the so-called “Super Tuesday” is during the primary season, a significant number of them don’t realize that just two weeks later, another crucial Tuesday election day takes place. While Super Tuesday consists of a large number of (mostly) small and medium states voting, Mini Tuesday has only 5 states… Read More OMG it’s Mini-Tuesday!
Yesterday, Americans in several states took to their respective polls and caucuses to cast votes for their party’s nominees for president of the United States. The results reaffirmed the front runners and narrowed the pathway to victory for just about everyone else. Let’s take a closer look: Democrats Hillary Clinton won Arkansas, Georgia, Alabama, Texas,… Read More So Super Tuesday Happened (and so did front runners)
For those that are new to American presidential primary politics, today is the most important day of the 2016 primary season. The first Tuesday in March always has the most delegates up for grabs which means that campaigns will be won and lost by the end of the night. If the delegate total is the… Read More Super Tuesday Preview: Unleash the Kraken!
Sorry for the holdup, but we had to take a couple months off to make some decisions about where to move the website forward. Some decisions were recently made as to what kind of content to put forward and what better way to jump back in than on the single most important day in presidential… Read More We’re Back!