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Laurence Tribe

"This is America . . . Here, right matters." -- Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman

Joined on 1 November, 2015

http://hls.harvard.edu/faculty/directory/10899/Tribe

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“The president again assailed the [DOJ] lawyers, saying that if he were not president, he would sue them.” Whuut? Sue them in his capacity as Stone’s co-conspirator? As fixee to Stone’s fixer?

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Tired of Trumplandia? Try this for a moment that’s more peaceful . . .

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Replying to @TomthunkitsMind: THIS IS COOL. TRY IT: Stare at this for at least 30 seconds then focus on your hand or anything...you’re welcome. http…

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Quoted @TomthunkitsMind

THIS IS COOL. TRY IT: Stare at this for at least 30 seconds then focus on your hand or anything...you’re welcome.
via Mister_Whispers
#BlackHistoryMonth

Mesmerizing

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Trump just commuted the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, once
a contestant on Trump's “Celebrity Apprentice," who tried to exchange an appointment to Barack Obama’s Senate seat for campaign contributions. A perfect storm for Donald the Quid Pro Quo Obama-hater.

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Very wise advice from the great Newton Minow to Judge Amy Berman Jackson re the conflicting memos she has received re Roger Stone sentencing

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Poetic justice for Injustice personified?

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This is rolling thunder. One stuffed goose named Barr is cooked. 2000 DOJ alumni he can ignore. 1000 federal judges? That’s an altogether different kettle of fish.

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Quoted @JoyceWhiteVance

For everyone making excuses for Trump & Barr, saying Presidents have the right to decide who gets prosecuted, who doesn't & what kind of sentence is too long for their buddy, I'll remember that under President Sanders, Warren, Klobuchar, Buttigieg, Biden or Bloomberg.

Tit for tat is just a formula for spiraling to the bottom. I say we’re better than that. I say we have to try to be better than that. Otherwise all is lost.

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Quoted @tripgabriel

.@PeteButtigieg is asked what he'd do if Trump calls election a hoax and refuses to leave the White House if Buttigieg wins.

"I guess if he’s willing to do chores we can work something out,'' he says.

.@PeteButtigieg can be wicked funny. On what President-elect-Buttigieg would do if Trump loses but refuses to leave: “I guess if he’s willing to do chores, we can work something out.” 🤣😂😎

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Quoted @tribelaw

I’m proud to join 2000+ of my fellow DOJ alumni in standing up for the rule of law and the integrity of the Department. You can read our full statement here:

This bipartisan statement is far from routine. In fact, I know of absolutely no precedent. DOJ alumni don’t call for an Attorney General’s resignation lightly. Or over mere policy differences. This is about turning the Justice Department into a tool of political revenge & reward.

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Quoted @jgeltzer

Never has the (mis)placement of an apostrophe revealed so much.

Touché

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This is true of ALL candidates, regardless of age or party

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Trying to rewrite history is a central part of what autocrats do as they wage their war on truth. Trump is following that playbook

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“When he turned, he really turned, didn’t he?” said Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii). “Into a total suck-up — you can quote me on that.”

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Waiting until the thugs Trump has around him come for you is not a plan. By then it’ll be far too late. Columns like this one by @MaxBoot are a wakeup call. Don’t sleep through it!

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