Bridget J. Crawford: New York’s $250 million lawsuit against Donald Trump is the beginning, not end, of this case – a tax lawyer explains what’s at stake
New York Attorney General Letitia James hit former president Donald Trump with a US$250 million lawsuit on Sept. 21, 2022, citing “staggering” amounts of falsified business information and fraud.
Honestly, if you had described this America to me more than half a century ago, I would have laughed in your face.
I find myself experiencing three versions of that ultimate story: that of my own fall; that of my country; and that of an increasingly overheating planet as a habitable place for us all.
Details contained in explosive search warrant show US officials investigating whether three criminal statutes violated
We have only one bulwark against this menace. It is called the rule of law.
All the chatter about “family values” presupposes that women pick up whatever difficulties they are faced with and go forward with a happy, maternal smile. Seduced and abandoned does not exist in such an aggressively wholesome universe.
Given our world, we should all probably be in the streets now. I mean, here we are heading into Cold War II, while facing the possibility of World War III on a planet that, thanks to the way we live and produce energy, is heading for hell.
I’m not complaining too loudly. The Ukrainians are out there on the hills waiting to get into Poland, and the snow is pelting their thin coats and caps and making the kids squirm up against their moms.
Somehow, brazen crimes by the former fascist-in-chief keep surfacing. (Feel free to stop now if you understandably don’t want to read any more about this affront to humanity. Lamentably, it’s … Continue reading →
A minority party—grounded in the white South—is intent on taking and keeping power, despite the will of the majority—even if democracy itself is destroyed in the process.
Like more than one overbearing, mediocre man, the Leader fancies himself a great personage, the stuff of pages in history books, although he can’t be bothered with reading books since he already knows everything. A simple man, he believes that the world has never seen the likes of him.
The GOP’s return to Trump is not really a surprise because of the psychological forces known as ‘belief polarization’ and the ‘black sheep effect.’