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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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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The threatened northern spotted owl Views
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Endangered Species
Self -interest speaks all sorts of tongues, and plays all sorts of roles, even that of disinterestedness. — Francois, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Reflections He hit a double. It all happened the week of August 11, 2019. That was the week the trump took steps to reduce protections for two endangered...
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Saturday, August 17, 2019
A Dangerous and Filthy Place
The Stealthy School of Criticism. — Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Letter to the Athenaeum (1871) It is a side of the trump we have never seen nor, indeed believed he had. It was remarkable not only for its subtlety but for the person at whom it was directed. It goes to show that wonders in this...
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A handout photo provided by Dong-A Ilbo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump inside the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the South and North Korea on June 30, 2019 in Panmunjom, South Korea. (Photo: Handout/Dong-A Ilbo via Getty Images) Views
Sunday, August 11, 2019
The Perfect Trumpian Friendship
A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair. — Samuel Johnson, Letter to Lord Chesterfield 1754 This space is not often used to offer succor to the Trump. Nonetheless, it seems timely to do so now, given to what all but the Trump view as deteriorating relations between him and Kim...
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Saturday, June 29, 2019
Trump and Hitler: A Juxtaposition
What one Christian does is his own responsibility. What one Jew [Muslim] does is thrown back at all Jews [Muslims]. — Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl (1944) Being a person of neither creative nor mental ability, he mindlessly finds himself inspired by the actions of a man who, many years ago...
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