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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A City Creek Center sign outside the World Trade Center Utah, where the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints nonprofit investment arm, Ensign Peak Advisors offices are located on December 17, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. An inside whistleblower has alleged the Mormon Church used 1.4 billion of a $100 billion tax-free investment fund to pay cost overruns on the for-profit church-owned high-end shopping center. Views
Saturday, December 28, 2019
Trump and Mormon Tutors
Anticipate charity by preventing poverty; assist the reduced fellow man, either by a considerable gift or a sum of money. . . . -Moses ben Maimon (1135-1204), Charity’s Eight Degrees Tutors in the ways of the Internal Revenue Code can come from unexpected places as this week’s news shows. One tutor...
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Saturday, December 14, 2019
The Perry and the Tweet
I am a great & sublime fool. But then I am God’s fool, & all His works must be contemplated with respect. — Mark Twain, Letter to William Dean Howells It all made sense thanks to a simple trumpian tweet. At first glance it had seemed to be just another in the never-ending tweet storm...
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Saturday, November 23, 2019
The Tale of the Whistleblower
Clear as a whistle — John Byrom, Epistle to Lloyd After listening to Jim Jordan’s reasoned analysis of the impeachment process at the conclusion of the first day of the impeachment hearing before the House Intelligence Committee, a number of readers have written asking me to explain why, at this...
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In a video recently screened at an event hosted at one of his luxury properties, and with his Donald Trump Jr. in attendance, the U.S. President—his head superimposed on video game character—walks down the aisle he stops, pulls out a gun, and opens fire on parishioners who have the faces of his critics, or the logos of media organizations superimposed on their bodies. (Photo: Screengrab) Views
Saturday, November 16, 2019
The Violence of Fascist Leaders, Then and Now
"[A]fter the final destruction of the Nazi tyranny, they hope to see established a peace. . . which will afford assurance that all the men in all the lands may live out their lives in freedom from fear and want." — Atlantic Charter issued August 14, 1941 It was all in good fun It took place for...
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Sunday, November 10, 2019
Defrauded Students and DeVos
That shut her up real horrorshow and lovely. — A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess As a lawyer I am reluctant to speak unkindly of a federal judge, but I cannot resist observing that U.S. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim of San Francisco can only be described as a something of a Johnny come lately. It...
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"All Americans should condemn this depiction of violence directed toward journalists and the president's political opponents," said Jonathan Karl, president of the White House Correspondents Association. Views
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Now and Then
[A]fter the final destruction of the Nazi tyranny, they hope to see established a peace. . . which will afford assurance that all the men in all the lands may live out their lives in freedom from fear and want. — Atlantic Charter issued August 14, 1941 It was all in good fun It took place for Trump...
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Brett Kavanaugh Views
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Warren Wants to Close the Loophole Through Which Brett Kavanaugh and Maryanne Trump Barry Crawled
One went up and one went down. Each enjoyed similar benefits as a result of their travels. I refer to Brett Kavanaugh and Maryanne Trump Barry.
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Saturday, October 05, 2019
The Lyricism of the Trump
When the lyrical muse sings, the creative pen dances.. —Aberjhani, Splendid Literarium It is easy, when getting caught up in impeachment talk, crude behavior towards women, assaults on integrity, and other Trump behavior, to overlook one useful didacticism that he has provided to the very young in...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Views
Saturday, September 07, 2019
Betsy DeVos, Redux
They're back—the folks in the Education Department. Remember Betsy DeVos? Trump made her Secretary of Education. She had no experience in education but was a big fan and supporter of charter schools in Michigan. Those schools were, by most measures, less successful than their public school...
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Protesters hold signs during a demonstration Views
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Health Risks to Immigrants in Trump Administration's Custody Prompt Comparisons to Nazi Camps
That the comparison can be made is odious—so are the conditions. So is the one imposing them.
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