An explainer on a suddenly-controversial section of tax law.
Partei uber alles?
A most interesting symposium indeed!
Hear President Trump ROAR.
I made some silly jokes last night too, and I’m certainly no fan. But the facts aren’t all in on this one yet, so just hold up a bit. Lawfare did what I should have done: put on their critical thinking caps.
I’m going to miss having a President who speaks to our ideals rather than our id.
Welcome to Dystopia Week. Let’s begin by taking a moment to understand why we write this way in the first place.
Renewing our call for posts
Read the article that prodded yet another enraged, petty tweet from the man who will soon be President.
A millenium ago, the largest city on the North American continent boasted more people and more impressive structures than London or Paris.
By special request.
Time to sharpen your fictional whetstones!
The Supreme Court hangs in the balance. Will Joe Biden throw away this shot?
Burt and Natasha Likko prepare for a Thanksgiving feast that promises to be a bit… eccentric.
You don’t know the power of the dark post.
It turns out people are complex and no group is monolithic.
From the indispensible @sarahkendzior, a guide for those who worry about the potential for the incoming administration to erode liberty.
In which Burt Likko tries to convince you, and himself, that it’s not going to be that bad.
Not since the days when William Howard Taft sought the Presidency…
Turns out some judge thinks Great Britain is a Parliamentary democracy, not a direct democracy.
Knowing that it’s time to say goodbye doesn’t make doing it any easier.
A status check on technological disruption in the legal profession.
An intellectual experiment. Let’s play the role of electoral fraudster. Come, and conspire for a moment, and let us see whether we might realize benefit from subverting the integrity of American democracy.
…And whether we’ve now been presented with evidence that this is actually happening.
The times, they really are a-changin’.
It’s come down to this. Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, French Vanilla Ice Cream is calling you out!
(Featured image is of a retired DC-9 that was used as Air Force Two.)
A preview of selected cases appearing on the United States Supreme Court’s docket for the 2016-2017 Term.
Things you probably didn’t know your tax dollars were doing: paying airline workers previously proven to perjure themselves to spy on you.
A debate heavy on personality and light on policy, with some surprising oversights and some agreements that in any other election cycle would be surprising to note.
We knew it would eventually come to this. It had to. And now, here it is. Also, what Burt Likko plans do be doing during the debate, and chances are, you’re going to be jealous of him when you learn it.
But can we ever see the Big Bang? Because that’d be like looking at yourself 13.8 billion years ago. Dude.
[T]he Preservation of Life medal is reserved for officers who chose not to use deadly force in situations where lethally discharging a firearm could, according to department policy, been justified.
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“The town isn’t here anymore.”
An assessment of executive managerial skills put on display for the nation to see.
A part biopic, part spy thriller, and mostly true story from Poland during the Bad Old Days of the Cold War.
Reaching for the reset button again.