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An All Too Early List of the Top Six Democratic 2020 Presidential Candidates that Will be Proven Wrong in a Few Months or So — The Musing Corner
2020 Election / Amy Klobuchar / Bernie Sanders / Cory Booker / elizabeth warren / Kamala Harris / Kirsten Gillibrand

An All Too Early List of the Top Six Democratic 2020 Presidential Candidates that Will be Proven Wrong in a Few Months or So — The Musing Corner

An assessment of the initial list of “top tier” Democrats running in 2020 from “The Musings Corner”.  Expect this list to change as other candidates announce but it is an earnest attempt to address the candidates on the issues. Is it just me or is this upcoming presidential election starting up early, like unusually early. … Continue reading

Sanders’ 2020 Campaign Begins With Another Dodge on Venezuela
2020 Election / Bernie Sanders / Foreign Policy

Sanders’ 2020 Campaign Begins With Another Dodge on Venezuela

As Senator Bernie Sanders began his media tour during the first week of his 2020 Presidential campaign, questions about his position on Venezuela began to dog him as the political crisis in the Latin American nation deepened. In an interview with Univision’s Jorge Ramos on February 19th, Sanders refused to join other Democrats in condemning Venezuelan … Continue reading

Joint Declaration by 58 NatSec Officials Rejects Trump’s Phony Emergency
donald trump / Foreign Policy / Immigration / National Security / Trump Administration

Joint Declaration by 58 NatSec Officials Rejects Trump’s Phony Emergency

A roster of former national security officials that include Secretaries of State, Defense and Homeland Security, a CIA Director and Director of National Intelligence and National Security Advisors under both Democratic and Republican administrations have issued a joint declaration denouncing President Trump’s emergency declaration to build a border wall.  The group stressed that “[w]e are … Continue reading

First Lawsuit Challenging President Trump’s Emergency Declaration
Constitution / donald trump / Immigration / Trump Administration

First Lawsuit Challenging President Trump’s Emergency Declaration

On Friday President Trump declared an emergency under the National Emergencies Act in order to fund construction of a border wall.  In a bizarre Rose Garden press conference, President Trump explained “I could do the wall over a longer period of time. I didn’t need to do this, but I’d rather do it much faster.” Within … Continue reading

It is Time to Hold Saudi Arabia Accountable on Human Rights
Human Rights / Saudi Arabia / Trump Administration

It is Time to Hold Saudi Arabia Accountable on Human Rights

  It is Time to Hold Saudi Arabia Accountable on Human Rights Jailed Activists Need Our Help January 31, 2019 Link It has been 118 days since U.S. resident and Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul at the direction of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (knowns as … Continue reading

CLBR #326:  Mark Leibovich and Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times
Cyber Law and Business Report / Sports

CLBR #326: Mark Leibovich and Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times

Mark Leibovich, Author of Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS WMR iTunes Podbay Stitcher We continue our Miami Book Fair author’s series with my discussion taped this fall with fellow New Englander and Patriots fan Mark Leibovich, author of Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times. From the Publisher: From the … Continue reading

CLBR #325: Pam Kelley, Author of Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South
Cyber Law and Business Report / Drugs

CLBR #325: Pam Kelley, Author of Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South

Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South Pam Kelley LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher We continue our Miami Book Fair author’s series with my discussion taped this fall with Pam Kelley, author of Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the … Continue reading

CLBR #323: Miriam Pawel on The Browns of California
American History / California / California Politics / Cyber Law and Business Report

CLBR #323: Miriam Pawel on The Browns of California

Miriam Pawel, Author of The Browns of California The Family Dynasty That Transformed a State and Shaped A Nation LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher As Governor Jerry Brown leaves the office a final time (see below), it is as the third longest serving Governor in American History.  Brown’s departure brings to … Continue reading

CLBR #322: Michael Beschloss on Presidents and War
American History / Cyber Law and Business Report

CLBR #322: Michael Beschloss on Presidents and War

Famed Historian Michael Beschloss Presidents of War LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher We continue our 2018 Miami Book Fair series with award-winning Presidential historian Michael Beschloss and his new book “Presidents of War.” Presidents of War focuses on President Jefferson who avoided war and believed I think one war enough for the life … Continue reading