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

CLBR: Beth Macy’s “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America”
Cyber Law and Business Report / Drugs

CLBR: Beth Macy’s “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America”

We continue our Miami Book Fair author’s series with our interview with Beth Macy, author of “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America.” LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher In May 2007, Purdue Pharma L.P., the company behind OxyContin pleaded guilty to misleading the public about Oxycontin’s risk of addiction … Continue reading

CLBR #318: Obama NSC Alum Rumana Ahmed on “West Wingers”
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CLBR #318: Obama NSC Alum Rumana Ahmed on “West Wingers”

Obama NSC Alum Rumana Ahmed on “West Wingers” LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher Obama NSC Alum Rumana Ahmed on “West Wingers” We continue our 2018 Miami Book Fair series with Obama National Security Council Alum Rumana Ahmed who is one of eighteen former Obama administration contributors to “West Wingers: Stories from the Dream … Continue reading

Ten Factoids on Why You Should Vote
2018 Election / Climate Change / donald trump / Foreign Policy / Gun control / Health Care Reform / Immigration / Lies / Racism / Trade / Trump Administration

Ten Factoids on Why You Should Vote

Reason to Vote: A recent UN report concluded that we only have approximately 12 years to make massive and unprecedented changes to global energy infrastructure to limit global warming to moderate levels. #ClimateChange pic.twitter.com/hQwtu8M71n — Bennet Kelley (@bennetkelley) November 2, 2018 Reasons to Vote: It's time for more than #thoughtsandprayers. #gunsense #guncontrol #2018 pic.twitter.com/FEoXkZDWH2 — … Continue reading

CLBR #316: Author Sarah Kendzior Gives the View From the Flyover Country
2016 Election / Cyber Law and Business Report / donald trump / Trump Administration

CLBR #316: Author Sarah Kendzior Gives the View From the Flyover Country

Author Sarah Kendzior Gives The View From the Flyover Country LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS WMR Podbay Spreaker Stitcher   Through the Miami Book Fair and our own programming, we have had several shows talking about Detroit and its struggle for a renaissance.  Today we feature an author from another part of the Midwest – St. … Continue reading

CLBR #314: Bill Press Talks About Trump and a Life in the Crossfire
Cyber Law and Business Report / donald trump / Trump Administration

CLBR #314: Bill Press Talks About Trump and a Life in the Crossfire

Bill Press Talks About Trump and a Life in the Crossfire LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher We launch our 2018 Miami Book Fair series with radio host and political commentator Bill Press who has two books out: FROM THE LEFT A Life in the Crossfire A memoir of talk radio host … Continue reading

Trump, LeBron, Michael and Camus
donald trump / Racism / Sports

Trump, LeBron, Michael and Camus

President Trump’s latest media distraction involving basketball legends LeBron James and Michael Jordan raises the question whether one can remain truly neutral in the era of Trump. For non-basketball fans, LeBron James just finished an epic playoff run where he carried a mediocre Cavalier team to the NBA Finals – his eighth-consecutive appearance.  This achievement … Continue reading

Quora Answer: Was Clinton campaign’s “Basket of Deplorables” speech the worst political gaffe in the presidential election history? If not, what was the worst?
Hillary Clinton / Mitt Romney / Quora

Quora Answer: Was Clinton campaign’s “Basket of Deplorables” speech the worst political gaffe in the presidential election history? If not, what was the worst?

Was Clinton campaign’s “Basket of Deplorables” speech the worst political gaffe in the presidential election history? If not, what was the worst? Hillary Clinton’s “deplorables” comment offended people who were already chanting “lock her up”. There really was no political consequence for her. Here are my top 5 Presidential campaign gaffes that were actually very … Continue reading

DHS Gets Schooled by Refugee Act Author Who Resigns from Advisory Council Over Depraved “Child Kidnapping” Policy
Immigration / Trump Administration

DHS Gets Schooled by Refugee Act Author Who Resigns from Advisory Council Over Depraved “Child Kidnapping” Policy

Brooklyn’s Elizabeth Holtzman was the youngest woman elected to Congress after she upset House Judiciary Committee Chairman Emanuel Celler (the longest-serving member of Congress) in 1972.  She immediately gained prominence serving on the Judiciary Committee as it considered articles of impeachment against President Nixon in 1974. She later became chair of the Immigration Subcommittee and … Continue reading

Newspaper Editorials Condemn Trump’s Acting as “Putin’s Poodle” at Summit
donald trump / Russia

Newspaper Editorials Condemn Trump’s Acting as “Putin’s Poodle” at Summit

Here is a sampling of the headlines today, which are almost uniformly awful for Trump. PUTIN PETS HIS POODLE Boston Globe Editorial: Putin pets his poodle at the Helsinki summit https://t.co/EYkv6X4GpP — The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) July 17, 2018   TRUMP’S DISGRACEFUL BOW TO RUSSIA Charlotte Observer It was the first time in memory a … Continue reading