Christopher Brauchli

Christopher Brauchli

Christopher Brauchli is a columnist and lawyer known nationally for his work. He is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Colorado School of Law where he served on the Board of Editors of the Rocky Mountain Law Review. He can be emailed at brauchli.56@post.harvard.edu. For political commentary see his web page at http://humanraceandothersports.com

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Donald Trump & Kris Kobach Views
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Kris Kobach Redux
To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything. —Anatole France, The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard It’s not that he’s ever been far away. It’s just that whenever he returns, it causes the casual observer to marvel at how a great education could produce such a distorted intelligence and twisted...
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immigrant child with mother Views
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Who Knows What Other Surprises the Fool Has in Store for Us?
An infant crying in the night: An infant crying for the light: And with no language but a cry. —Alfred, Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam It was only a coincidence. Two days before Christmas there was a story in the New York Times with the ominous headline: “Out of Chaos, Trump Reshapes Immigration.” It...
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Saturday, December 23, 2017
Forbidden Words
There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance. — Hippocrates, Breaths What the Trump people are doing today bears no similarity to what the Nazis did in the early 1930s. Those were the days of book burnings and other activities that were...
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Saturday, December 09, 2017
More Moore
“Lechery? You betchery.”—Anonymous Our thanks go out to Roy Moore. As a result of his pedophiliactivities his friends are educating us in acceptable explanations for why such activity should not be a bar to professional advancement. One of our teachers is Jim Ziegler, the treasurer of the state of...
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Wedding Cake Views
Saturday, December 02, 2017
The Christian and the Cake
The hippo’s feeble steps may err In compassing material ends, While the True Church need never stir To gather in its dividends. — T.S.Eliot, The Hippopotamus December 5, 2017 is the magic date. That is the date the United States Supreme Court will hear the landmark case of Obergefell v. Hodges ,...
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vegas vigil Views
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Trump and Tragedy: From Las Vegas to New York City to Sutherland Springs
"The essence of tragedy is killing eternity." —Miguel de Unamuno, San Manuel Bueno, Prologue Events of the last six weeks have given us the opportunity to see how creatively President Donald Trump can respond to violent attacks—attacks that were similar in that lots of people were killed and...
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Erik Prince, former chairman of the Prince Group, LLC and Blackwater USA, testifies during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill Views
Monday, October 30, 2017
The Black Prince
"(T)he Senate is much given to admiring in its members a superiority less obvious or quite invisible to outsiders. . ." —Henry Brooks Adams, The Education of Henry Adams It’s nice to have him back from Abu Dhabi, the country to which he moved in 2010. He moved there, according to one of his...
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Saturday, October 21, 2017
Tweetiquette
Evil communications corrupt good manners. The First Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians It is time for a brief lesson on the art of reporting about tweeting, and how tweeting is affecting the identities of those in the Tweetisphere. Since the tweet is being used almost exclusively by someone who...
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Saturday, October 07, 2017
Clark Kent aka Scott Pruitt
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s . . . . The mystery is solved. The mystery is why does Scott Pruitt think he needs a $24,750 phone booth installed in his office at the Environmental Protection Agency. It’s because . . . . But I get ahead of myself. Scott Pruitt is the administrator of the...
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 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sticker Views
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones But...
False words are not only evil in themselves But they infect the soul with evil. —Plato, Phaedo I should have known, and am embarrassed by my initial reaction. My reaction was triggered by the headline on the front page of the New York Times on September 23, 2017. It said: "Dictator's Reply Turns...
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