History shows again and again How nature points out the folly of men. Yeah, truer words never spoken. Even if in relation to Godzilla. And you can apply that to the relentlessly ballyhooed “autonomous driving automobiles”. Seriously, this stuff is Henny Youngman type of slapsick comedy. It ain’t happening. Okay, I am cribbing from Atrios, […]
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Bmaz is a rather large saguaro cactus in the Southwestern Sonoran desert. A lover of the Constitution, law, family, sports, food and spirits. As you might imagine, a bit prickly occasionally. Bmaz has attended all three state universities in Arizona, with both undergraduate and graduate degrees from Arizona State University, and with significant post-graduate work (in physics and organic chemistry, go figure) at both the University of Colorado in Boulder and the University of Arizona. Married, with both a lovely child and a giant Sasquatch dog. Bmaz has been a participant on the internet since the early 2000’s, including active participation in the precursor to Emptywheel, The Next Hurrah. Formally joined the Emptywheel blog as an original contributing member at its founding in 2007. Bmaz grew up around politics, education, sports and, most significantly, cars; notably around Formula One racing and Concours de Elegance automobile restoration and showing. Currently lives in the Cactus Patch with his lovely wife and beast of a dog, and practices both criminal and civil trial law.
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Been in a rather heated matter all week, and Marcy has been traveling. Bottom line is, blogging has been thin here. Sorry about that. And this post will be only a band-aid, and I apologize about that as well. Problem is, while I was off heatedly litigating things, a friend eventually, who started out as […]
As you may have heard, there are scary things afoot this election season. But, no, it is not just the terrifying Trumpalos plotting to execute Hillary Clinton if their cherished Trump is not elected Sexual Molester in Chief, it is also the scourge of the more traditional clowns: You’ve probably heard of the “killer clown” […]
It may not be the biggest game of week five, but all eyes will be on Tom Brady and his return from the idiotic, dishonest and petulant suspension manufactured by Roger Goodell and the NFL. That is going to be the story. What can we expect? I think I’ll bet on Brady being Brady, especially […]
The Friday night news of the Trump extreme misogyny video was really not shocking. It is who Trump is. But that is also who todays GOP is, and they can’t walk back from their Trumpism. And it’s too late for them to change the ballot.
Several experts like David Cay Johnson and John Hempton of Bronte Capital have weighed in on “how” Trump created his tax avoidance; here is a more specific potential theory.
Trump’s racism, bigotry and misogyny have been on full display this week. But most have forgotten about his support of identical conduct by Donald Sterling. It is instructive
One of the items of breaking news (no, really!) over the last 24 hours is the cease and desist order issued by the New York Attorney General’s Office to Donald Trump’s vaunted “charity”. The full text of the official letter can be found here. The New York Times described it thusly: The office of New […]
As the NFL prepares for the return of Tom Brady, the issue of labor relation in the league still roil from the decision in #Deflategate.
[Editor’s Note – this is a guest post by a friend of ours here at the Emptywheel Blog, Bob Lord. Bob is a longtime tax attorney with some very salient thoughts on Trump’s taxes, and lack of production thereof] By Robert J. Lord A lot has been said about Trump’s refusal to make his tax […]