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, January 02, 2021
The Trump and Jesus
Thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness. —The Holy Bible, The Book of Nehemiah It was a great week for forgiveness. It was the week that the Christian world was celebrating the birth of Christ. Christ was a friend to sinners during his brief life...
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President Donald Trump is presented with the U.S. Space Force flag on May 15, 2020. (PhotoL Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Saturday, December 26, 2020
Cybernetics and the Trump
It was a joyous occasion and it was only too bad that the trump was unable to attend because of the press of business in what, during his tenure became known as the "Offal Office." The occasion was the announcement of the name to be given to those serving in a new branch of the armed forces known...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the press during a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on September 16, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Views
Saturday, December 19, 2020
Trump and Death
Any man’s death diminishes me. — John Donne, Devotions Upon Emergent Occcasions One of the things that will be remembered about the Trump tenure is the high number of people who through his good offices are no longer numbered among the living. They fall into two categories-those who have died...
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Without a pardon, the post-presidency era may take an embarrassing turn for Trump. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Saturday, December 05, 2020
Crimes and Punishments
Legal justice is the art of the good and the fair. — A Saying They are two sides of the same coin and given the trump's lack of interest in governing following the recent election, it is good that there is at least one coin in his pocket that retains his interest. It makes up for the fact that he...
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Jared Kushner (L) and Ivanka Trump and their children pet the national Thanksgiving Turkey after it was pardoned during a traditional ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House November 24, 2020 in Washington, DC Views
Sunday, November 29, 2020
The Three Turkeys
The turkey . . . is a much more respectable bird, and withal a true original native of America. - Benjamin Franklin, Letter to Sarah Bache It was the juxtaposition that instantly drew the observer’s attention- pictures of President-elect Biden in Delaware on November 24, standing with future...
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Saturday, November 21, 2020
Dreams
I dream in my dreams all the dreams of the other dreamers, And I become the other dreamers. — Walt Whitman, The Sleepers It was poetic justice. It is, of course, hard to think of something poetic and the trump in the same thought, but that is what it was-the election and the judge’s ruling. The...
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A Souvenir shop selling figurine dolls of President Donald Trump seen on April 10, 2018 in London. Views
Saturday, November 14, 2020
The Trump and the FED
Possession is eleven points in the law. Colley Cibber, Woman’s Wit (1697) There is an elephant in the closet that in just two months will almost certainly appear and, herewith, an answer as to how it can be dealt with, together with a description of a possible procedural problem inherent in the...
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"Whether or not the emails described are helpful to the reader or the candidate, one thing on which we can all agree is that the day when our emails come solely from friends, family, and even advertisers, will be a welcome day indeed." (Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/rachel-johnson/4298911131">Rachel Johnson</a>/flickr/cc)</p> Views
Saturday, October 31, 2020
The Email and the Election
His wit invites you by his looks to come, But when you knock it, never is at home. —William Cowper, Conversation One of the exciting things to which we can look forward on November 4 is the return of the inbox on the computer to something we remember from what now seems like long ago. What we have...
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Saturday, October 24, 2020
The Art of Packing
"[T]he Senate is much given to admiring in its members a superiority less obvious or quite invisible to outsiders. . . ." — Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams (1907) Federal courts are a lot like suitcases as events over the last 5 years have shown. There are many different ways to pack them...
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The foregoing is nothing but a smattering of the words the trump has used to describe women. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty) Views
Saturday, October 17, 2020
The Monster and the Trump
High thoughts must have high language. —Aristophanes, The Birds The questions that many have posed after listening to the trump’s interview with his personal news outlet, Fox, and its many iterations and bloviators, is whether the Executive Order issued on September 22, 2020 was intended to address...
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