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Public Opinion Survey on U.S. Coup Attempt

Are we headed toward another civil war? A significant fraction of Republican respondents (24%) support last week’s attempted coup! The survey was paid for by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, and the full report is available here.

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Of dogs and men

Following up on this previous post: Dog bites man: POTUS condemns “heinous attack” by mob on U.S. Capitol Building. Man bites dog: POTUS incites mob to commit “heinous attack” on U.S. Capitol Building.

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The Ineffectual 25th Amendment

Trump bin Laden is a national disgrace and must be removed from office, but alas, the complex and convoluted procedures of the 25th Amendment (see flow chart by Brian Kalt below) are unlikely to achieve that goal. Update (Noon): More … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Presidential Election Reality Check

To those of us who have heeded or otherwise entertained Trump’s voter-fraud demagoguery–including myself, at least until yesterday, and my dear mother!–, check out Senator Pat Toomey’s lucid and point-by-point response to PA’s electoral objectors, a response that leaves no … Continue reading

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PSA: Here is the police hotline to report Trump & sons for incitement

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A modest proposal (attempted coup edition)

Update (7:29PM): Given that these events occurred on federal property, maybe it should be the FBI making the arrest under this law, and the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia, Michael R. Sherwin, should be the one to … Continue reading

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Three Kings Day

Today (6 January) is Epiphany, or “Three Kings’ Day”; pictured below is a poster commemorating Three Kings Day, a poster originally made in 1982 by Nuyorican artist Manny Vega. More details about the significance of this holy day to my … Continue reading

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The 12th Amendment for Dummies

The 12th Amendment contains four paragraphs, but let’s pay special attention to the second full paragraph of this amendment (in bold below), which poses two key questions: 1. First-order question: Does the President of the Senate–who happens to be the … Continue reading

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Boilerplate advice table

Created by my colleague and friend Venkatesh Rao (@vgr).

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Dog bites man …

In other news, however, here is an example of “man bites dog!” Hat tip: Jonathan Adler.

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