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Trump discovers blogging.

Yesterday, I read "Trump launches new communications platform months after Twitter, Facebook ban The space will allow Trump to post comments, images, and videos" (Fox News).But it's not a "new communications platform" other than in the sense that he's new to communicating in this old way, the way that I love and hold dearest. It's a blog. The platform, "From the Desk of Donald J. Trump" appears on  Fine. But why didn't he set up a page like this as soon as he got dumpe...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Books, Law, Blogging, Metaphor, Fox News, Alex, Trump, Donald J Trump, Twitter Facebook, Twitter Twitter, Will Trump, Twitter Trump, Billie Eilish, Ann Althouse

Meet Victoria Toensing and Joseph diGenova, the Republican power couple caught up in the FBI's Rudy Giuliani investigation

Rudolph Giuliani, Joseph diGenova, and Victoria Toensing, attorneys for then-President Donald Trump, conduct a news conference. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Image Victoria Toensing was served a search warrant alongside Rudy Giuliani last week. She and her husband and law partner, Joseph diGenova, have been close to Giuliani for decades. They were instrumental in the Ukraine scandal that led to former president Donald Trump's first impeachment. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Media, Law, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Russia, New York City, US, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden

"One reason demographic change has failed to transform electoral politics is that the increased diversity of the electorate has come not mainly from Black voters but from Hispanic, Asian-American and multiracial voters."

"Those groups back Democrats, but not always by overwhelmingly large margins.... The new census data’s finding that the percentage of non-Hispanic white voters in the country’s electorate dropped by about two percentage points from 2016 to 2020 might seem like a lot. But with Hispanic, Asian-American and multiracial voters representing the entirety of the increase, while the Black share of the electorate was flat, the growing nonwhite share of the electorate cost Mr. Trump only about half a perc...
Tags: Law, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Fox News, Biden, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Democratic Party, Electoral College, Nate Cohn, Ann Althouse, Racial Politics, Michigan Pennsylvania

Dominion is accusing Sidney Powell of promoting 'defamatory falsehoods' to attract money and fame

Sidney Powell participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Dominion is accusing attorney Sidney Powell of lying about the company to earn money and sell books. It made the argument in a court filing on Monday as part of a $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit. Powell's lawyers argued her conspiracy theories were not meant to be taken as statements of fact. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sidney Powell doesn't think any "reasonabl...
Tags: Politics, Lawsuit, Law, Washington, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Venezuela, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Rudy Giuliani

"It’s ridiculous. Obviously they’re very ungracious people. I did the vaccine. They like to take the vaccine. But even the fake news isn’t giving them credit for that."

"We did the vaccine, saved tens of millions of lives throughout the world by coming up with a vaccine. If I weren’t president, vaccine, you wouldn’t have a vaccine for five years, three to five years would be the minimum. I got it done in less than nine months. And that’s only because of me."  Said Trump on Fox News this morning, talking to Maria Bartiromo, who asked him how he feels about "how they’re blaming you on everything and they do not attribute the successes that you had to your admini...
Tags: Law, Obama, Fox News, Trump, Maria Bartiromo, George W, Said Trump, Ann Althouse, Partisanship, Trump the ex-President, Coronavirus, Mediaite Did Trump

Rose McGowan goes on Fox News and says Democrats are in "a deep cult" — "They masquerade as the helpers."

Yes, I, Rose McGowan, was on Fox News. Here’s why (video 1)— Rose McGowan (@rosemcgowan) April 27, 2021  ALSO: It's very hard to choose one's favorite Rose McGowan moment, but if you force me to, I would likely select this masterpiece where she speaks about @Alyssa_Milano and CAA. Nothing short of iconic:— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) April 27, 2021 [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Glenn Greenwald, Fox News, Caa, Democratic Party, Rose McGowan, Ann Althouse, Fox News Here

First public plea deal struck by Capitol rioter, who agrees to cooperate and to reported guideline range of 41 to 51 months in prison

As reported in this Fox News piece, headlined "Capitol rioter takes first public plea deal, agrees to cooperate with authorities: sources," the first big plea in the Capitol riot cases has been announce by the Justice Department. Here are the basics with a few points highlighted: An alleged member of the Oath Keepers militia group who was "among the first five or six" rioters to enter the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6 is the first person to agree to take a plea deal, Fox News has learned. Jon...
Tags: Law, Congress, Washington, Indiana, Fbi, Fox News, U S District Court, Capitol, John P Carlin, Electoral College, U S Capitol, Schaffer, United States Capitol, Mehta, Douglas A Berman, Columbus Indiana

Morning Docket: 04.16.21

* Dr. Dre's lawyer has been disqualified from representing him in his divorce. Too bad Dr. Dre went to medical school instead of law school... [Page Six] * A Florida man, who was found guilty of impersonating a lawyer, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. [New York Times] * A new lawsuit alleges that the tipping policy of Olive Garden's parent company has a discriminatory impact on workers. If true, maybe "when you're here, your family" should apply to employees too. [Today] * Veritas...
Tags: Florida, Law, New York Times, Beats, Fox News, Dr. Dre, Veritas, Olive Garden, Dre, James O'Keefe, Morning Docket, Fyre Festival

Morning Docket: 04.13.21

* An MLB umpire was awarded $500,000 after filing a defamation lawsuit against a former pro baseball player. Guess his lawyers hit the case out of the park and that can buy a lot of peanuts and Cracker Jacks... [USA Today] * Fox News has hired a new general counsel as it battles a lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems. [Reuters] * Harvey Weinstein's lawyer claimed his client is going blind and is missing teeth in a bid to block extradition to California. [Fox News] * A New York attorney ...
Tags: New York, Law, California, Harvey Weinstein, Mlb, Fox News, Usa Today, Steven Avery, Reuters, Morning Docket, Cracker Jacks, Dominion Voting Systems, Making A Murder, Bronx Times

Morning Docket: 04.09.21

* Nike and Lil Nas X have agreed to settle a lawsuit over the latter's "Satan Shoes." Thank God... [Fox Business] * A defamation lawsuit OJ Simpson filed against a Las Vegas hotel has been resolved. [Fox News] * A new lawsuit alleges that Facebook's failure to police hate speech causes anti-Muslim abuse. [Los Angeles Times] * Hollywood power lawyer Howard Weitzman has passed away. [Los Angeles Times] * An actor from the Jack Black movie "School of Rock" is now a district attorney in Texas...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, Texas, Law, Nike, Satan, Muslim, Fox News, God, Las Vegas, Jack Black, Oj Simpson, Los Angeles Times, San Antonio, School Of Rock, Jack Black movie School of Rock

Morning Docket: 04.08.21

* A lawsuit alleges Florida police used excessive force after mistaking Star Trek memorabilia for weapons. They should have set their phasers to stun... [Hill] * The Trump Organization has hired a criminal defense lawyer. [Wall Street Journal] * A public defender is suing her boss for allegedly being told to dress more modestly to avoid the sexual interest of male prisoners. [Daily Mail] * Three Michigan lawyers have been charged in a scheme to collect debts on money that was allegedly neve...
Tags: Florida, Law, Washington Post, Star Trek, Fox News, Michigan, Baseball, Wall Street Journal, Hill, Trump Organization, Morning Docket, Public Defender, Biden Administration, Juris Lab

Morning Docket: 04.06.21

* A new lawsuit alleges that a radio personality's "rabid" fans forced a Florida man to leave the Sunshine State. Maybe the plaintiff was just a "snow bird"... [Tampa Bay Times] * The highest-paid lawyers at Viacom/CBS were paid $12.7 million last year. [Bloomberg Law] * The Supreme Court handed Google a win over Oracle in a longstanding copyright dispute. Maybe the justices just hate using Bing... [CNN] * Harvey Weinstein has filed an appeal of his criminal conviction. [Fox News] * A grou...
Tags: Google, Florida, Supreme Court, Law, Harvey Weinstein, Cbs, Fox News, The Rock, Bing, Oracle, Viacom, Wwe, Viacom CBS, Tampa Bay Times, Morning Docket, Bloomberg Law

Facebook bans "content posted in the voice of Donald Trump."

BBC News reports. Lara Trump, a new Fox News contributor, posted a video of herself interviewing Mr Trump on a range of issues. She later posted a screenshot of an email she received from Facebook warning her of the ban. "In line with the block we placed on Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts, further content posted in the voice of Donald Trump will be removed and result in additional limitations on the account," an email from "Katelyn" read.It's possible that Facebook only means to b...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Law, Censorship, BBC News, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Katelyn, Ambiguity, Ann Althouse, Lara Trump, Trump the ex-President

"The man accused of beating an Asian American woman during a broad-daylight hate-crime attack in New York City on Monday was on lifetime parole for murdering his mother..."

"... years earlier in front of his 5-year-old sister, police and sources told Fox News. Brandon Elliot, 38, was arrested shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday in Manhattan. He has been charged with attempted assault as a hate crime, assault as a hate crime, assault and attempted assault, police said Wednesday. Around 11:40 a.m. Monday, Elliot is said to have attacked a 65-year-old woman on West 43rd Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues in Manhattan while she was on her way to church..  A startling ...
Tags: Crime, Law, New York City, Manhattan, Fox News, Elliot, Race Consciousness, Ann Althouse, Fox News Brandon Elliot

"Kamala Harris to hold discussion with Bill Clinton on 'empowering women and girls'.... 'Is this a ... joke?' asked Juanita Broaddrick."

Fox News reports.I guess this is good news for Andrew Cuomo: Bill Clinton, never cancelled, and now, forefronted, with special access to the first woman Vice President. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Rape, Bill Clinton, Fox News, Andrew Cuomo, Sexual Harassment, Kamala Harris, Juanita Broaddrick, Ann Althouse

Is Viet Dinh The Most Powerful Lawyer In America?

Reports of his power are greatly exaggerated, says Fox’s top lawyer — but there’s no denying that he's had a most interesting and impressive career.
Tags: Politics, Law, America, Fox, Fox News, Fox News Channel, Paul Clement, Harvard Law School, Mark Filip, In-House Counsel, Media and Journalism, Viet Dinh, Fox Corporation

Cancel adjacent, Part 2.

The previous post discusses the ordeal of Sharon Osbourne who found herself in the "cancel adjacent" position. I observed that the new rule seems to be "that you have to proactively denounce people, or you yourself will become the target," and I linked back to a March 11th post where I learned the term "cancel adjacent." Now, I want to show you "Georgetown law professor resigns for 'failing to correct' colleague on Zoom about 'Black' students comment" (Fox News). [Georgetown law professor David]...
Tags: Law, Fox News, Sharon Osbourne, Georgetown, Race And Education, Ann Althouse, Lawprofs, Batson, Hassan Ahmad, Cancel Culture, David Batson, David -RSB- Batson, Fox News Silence

"But Biden, so far, has been impregnable. The voice is too bland and devoid of obvious quirks..."

"... and beyond the occasional 'C’mon, man,' his conversational manner too muted and self-effacing, to give the parodists much to work with. Trump supporters and Fox News pundits would undoubtedly attribute this to the media’s liberal bias. And to be sure, Trump was viewed by the (mostly liberal) satirists not just as an irresistible comic target but also as a dire threat to the nation. Biden’s pleasantly boring presidency has been a welcome return to normality — but hardly great material for pa...
Tags: Law, Language, Fox News, Snl, Biden, Trump, George H W Bush, WaPo, Impersonations, Ann Althouse, Dana Carvey, Bush I, Biden and pop culture

Morning Docket: 03.04.21

* A federal detainee who threw a chair at a prosecutor has been charged. Guess they threw the book at him... [Department of Justice] * Residents of North Carolina will purportedly be allowed to phone a lawyer for free tomorrow. [ABC News] * A lawyer for Joe Biden accuser Tara Reade is requesting that the New York Times compensate his client for publishing Reade's social security number. [Fox News] * A proposed law in Florida would make it difficult to sue healthcare providers and nursing ho...
Tags: Florida, Law, Joe Biden, New York Times, Fox News, Department Of Justice, North Carolina, Reuters, Morning Docket, Reade, New York Sports Clubs, COVID-19, Tara Reade

Morning Docket: 03.02.21

* The Massachusetts Attorney General is suing an orthodontist who allegedly filed false claims worth millions of dollars. Guess the attorney general thinks she's taking a "bite" out of misconduct... [NBC News] * Governor Andrew Cuomo has purportedly hired a criminal defense lawyer after recent sexual harassment allegations were made against him. [Fox News] * A Brooklyn lawyer is facing grand larceny charges after allegedly stealing around $200,000 from a client. [Patch] * Amazon has been hi...
Tags: Amazon, Law, Massachusetts, Softbank, Nbc News, Brooklyn, Fox News, WeWork, Andrew Cuomo, Morning Docket, Massachusetts Attorney General

Morning Docket: 02.16.21

* Facebook has created a kind of Supreme Court to decide free speech matters on the platform. Wonder if the tech types on the tribunal wear robes or hoodies... [New Yorker] * Two people have been arrested in connection with the killing of a popular DC-area attorney. [Fox News] * Sean "Diddy" Combs has filed a lawsuit over his "Vote or Die" slogan. [Page Six] * Check out the profiles of candidates who may be Manhattan's next District Attorney. [Wall Street Journal] * A lawyer who erroneous...
Tags: Facebook, Supreme Court, Law, Manhattan, Fox News, Dc, Diddy, Wall Street Journal, Irs, Sean Diddy Combs, Morning Docket, Manhattan District Attorney, Whittier Daily News

Florida man arrested after Facebook posts appear to show him entering the US Capitol, including an image of broken furniture with a 'US SENATE SERGEANT AT ARMS' sticker

In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. In dozens of cases on social media, Trump supporters downright flaunted their activity on the day of the deadly insurrection. Some, apparently realizing they were in trouble with the law, deleted their accounts only to discover their friends and family members had already taken screenshots of their selfies, videos, and comments and sent them to the FBI. AP Photo/John Minchillo...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Law, Washington, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, US Senate, Fox News, Keystone Xl, Charles Davis, Jacksonville, Riot, Trump

Andrea, Jennifer, and The 2 Williams.

I assured you that I would write this post. It's something that should be very fun for me, but I've made it obligatory. I said "It's one of my favorite stories ever." And then, fooling about in the comments: Every task seems like more fun than the subject I regard as the ripest of the week, Andrea, Jennifer, and The 2 Williams. What is wrong with me? I just got up to make my 5th cup of coffee! Did William Shakespeare drink coffee? Did William Faulkner?... "He didn't have coffee, he didn't have v...
Tags: Google, Coffee, Law, Washington, Nbc News, Ted Cruz, Fox News, University of Pennsylvania, William Shakespeare, Shakespeare, Hamlet, Donald Trump, Cruz, Macbeth, Mitchell, Hemingway

Morning Docket 02.10.21

* A woman is apparently considering a lawsuit against the maker of Gorilla Glue after she purportedly sustained damage from using the product in her hair. Not sure the claims will "stick"... [Fox News] * Alan Dershowitz added his own voice to the chorus of commentators who believe Donald Trump's impeachment lawyers did not do a good job on the first day of the impeachment trial. [Yahoo News] * An animal rights lawyer is accused of hiring a hitman to kill her ex-husband and his girlfriend. [N...
Tags: Law, Attorney General, Senate, Disney, United States, Fox News, Donald Trump, New York Daily News, Hill, Yahoo News, Alan Dershowitz, Morning Docket, Merrick Garland, Gorilla Glue, President Trump

Sidney Powell And The Process Server — See Also

Sidney Powell Plays Hide And Go Seek: But still gets served. Cat Lawyer? No, just problems with your Zoom. Fox News's Strange Defense: Or, is it just a prelude to a settlement? OCI Moves Back To The Summer: Looks like COVID won't change Biglaw recruitment permanently. Shake-Ups At The DOJ: A look at the Biden Justice Department.
Tags: Law, Fox News, Doj, Sidney Powell, See Also

"The public had a right to know, and Fox had a right to cover, that the president and his allies were accusing Smartmatic (and others) of manipulating the election results, regardless of the ultimate truth or accuracy of those allegations."

From the motion described in f election fraud promoted by President Donald Trump’s legal team on Fox News and Fox Business" (NYT). “It’s a strong move on their part to try to come out and dismiss the claim,” said Timothy Zick, a professor at William & Mary Law School who specializes in First Amendment law.  Mr. Zick said that Fox was making use of the concept of “neutral reportage,” arguing that it could not be sued for defamation while covering the news. “They’re arguing that shields Fox News...
Tags: Voting, Law, Fox, Fox News, Donald Trump, Free Speech, Defamation, Ann Althouse, Zick, Smartmatic, William Mary Law School, Timothy Zick, Fox Business NYT

Morning Docket: 02.09.21

* A lawsuit has been filed following the Rose Bowl being played in Texas this year because of COVID-19. They should have a bowl game to resolve the dispute... [Fox News] * President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has apologized to Stormy Daniels for putting her through "needless pain." [Yahoo News] * A Pennsylvania lawyer, who allegedly helped clients commit insurance fraud, has been disbarred. [Bloomberg Law] * Robinhood is facing a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a coll...
Tags: Texas, Law, Washington Post, Football, Pennsylvania, Fox News, Robinhood, Justice Department, Rose Bowl, Trump, Melania Trump, Stormy Daniels, Michael Cohen, Yahoo News, Morning Docket, Bloomberg Law

Morning Docket: 02.08.21

* President Trump's impeachment lawyer has asked that the impeachment trial be paused for the Jewish Sabbath. Guess he doesn't roll shomer shabbos... [CNN] * A Florida lawyer accidentally flashed his medical marijuana card instead of his driver's license in a video that has gone viral. [Fox News] * The Supreme Court has ruled that some of California's restrictions on in-person worship are unconstitutional. [NPR] * Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager accused of shooting protestors in Kenosha, Wis...
Tags: Florida, Supreme Court, Law, California, Subway, Marijuana, Fox News, Jewish, Trump, Kenosha, Yahoo News, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Rittenhouse, Kenosha Wisconsin, Morning Docket, Impeachment

Morning Docket: 02.05.21

* Merrick Garland said he will sell his stocks after he is confirmed as Attorney General. Maybe he is just unloading his GameStop shares... [Barrons] * A Roger Ailes accuser is alleging that lawyers for Fox News are using improper litigation tactics against her. [Daily Beast] * Two Attorneys General of Alaska have resigned in around six months. And it's not because of the weather... [New York Times] * A New Jersey attorney has been disbarred for using client money on personal expenses, incl...
Tags: Law, Cbs News, Attorney General, Uncategorized, Walmart, Alaska, New York Times, New Jersey, Fox News, Gamestop, Roger Ailes, Market Basket, Morning Docket, Merrick Garland, Barrons

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