Fast & Furious: Why the Failure to Submit a Privilege Log is a Big Deal
…In other words, if the White House wishes to assert an executive privilege to protect the Department of Justice from turning over the documents, that privilege should have been submitted with a privilege log. Otherwise, there is no way to judge whether the privilege has been legitimately claimed.
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Lawyered! Palin-defamer Joe McGinniss and Random House are in hot water
ICYMI, Joe McGinnis, the alleged journalist who moved in next door to Sarah Palin and then wrote an extremely negative book about her and her family is in a world of trouble. Last week, Andrew Breitbart‘s Big Government site broke the news that McGinnis had admitted in an email that his book was full of “tawdry gossip” and rumors without any “factual evidence.” Well, now Random House, the publisher | Read More »
Why it’s unconstitutional for Obama to raise the debt ceiling unilaterally
I have been seeing an unusual (and somewhat alarming) Constitutional issue pop up during the last few months’ debt ceiling debate: does the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution authorize the President to raise the debt ceiling without approval from Congress? This post will be a little more legalese than most people like to read, but please bear with me. Obama admitted recently that his attorneys | Read More »