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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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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President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jingping, Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Mar a Lago. Views
Saturday, June 01, 2019
The Muslim and the Trump
In these tumultuous times it is easy to lose sight of the many things that Donald Trump has in common with those who, at times, are our adversaries, as well as those who have a different approach to human rights from what many of us believe we, in the United States, have traditionally embraced. The...
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Activists protest President Donald Trump's "Muslim Ban" in Washington, D.C. on January 29, 2017. Views
Saturday, May 25, 2019
The Muslim and The Trump
Happily the Government of the United States, which gives to bigotry no sanction. . . requires only that they who live under its protection should demean themselves as good citizens. . . . — George Washington, 1790 Letter to the Newport Jewish Congregation In these tumultuous times it is easy to...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Views
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Why Mike Pompeo Smirked When Asked If North Korea Executed Negotiators
No wonder Mr. Pompeo awkwardly laughed or, as it was described by some observers, “smirked,” when asked about the reports of the execution of four of the people with whom Mr. Trump and Mr. Pompeo had been negotiating a few shorts months ago. Their roles might have been reversed.
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Sunday, May 05, 2019
A Story About Presidential Clowns
Oh had our simple Eve Seen through the make-believe! Had she but known the Pretender he was! — Ralph Hodgson, Time, You Old Gypsy Man Who’d have thought it would come from Ukraine? That is a country that has been in various stages of turmoil for many years. It is hard to believe it would provide...
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LUCKY SIBLINGS: Donald Trump with his sister, Maryanne Trump Barry, in 2008. Views
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Lucky Siblings: Donald & Maryanne
Happy families are all alike. . . . — Leo Tolstoi, Anna Karenina I’m sure Maryanne and Donald have enjoyed some good laughs over it while contemplating how different the outcome would be had their roles been reversed. Maryanne got rid of any adverse consequences from her past bad conduct by...
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A dog's hindquarters Views
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Trump and High Level Intelligence
“The ideal condition, would be, I admit, That men should be right by instinct; but since we are all likely to go astray, the reasonable thing is to learn from those who can teach.” — Sophocles, Antigone Occasionally we are surprised by Mr. Trump when he makes pronouncements that none of us thought...
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Pope Francis Views
Sunday, April 07, 2019
The Trump and the Pope
If God is addressing the worldwide problem of immigration, who is his spokesperson? Mr. Pompeo’s Trump or Pope Francis?
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Sunday, March 31, 2019
The Amateur Hour
Be Mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent’s fate. — Sun-Tzu,Emptiness and Fulness The Trump family is a source of constant inspiration to other families whose children are not as accomplished as their parents might have hoped, as well as to...
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 Eric’s daddy, as we all know, has strong views on immigration. (Photo: Disney-ABC/Flickr/cc) Views
Monday, March 25, 2019
A Heartbroken Trump
Whoever you are—I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. —Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire It is no wonder his heart is broken. Not only have they been wonderful employees, but it’s impossible for him or anyone else to know what Eric’s daddy really wants. It all has to do...
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