The Indispensable Nation

Reading time – 3:56  .  .  . It’s time to take a break from talk of impeachment, contempt of Congess citations, subpoenas, obstruction of justice, picking a fight with Iran and the unending daily tsunami of outrageous behavior – not because those things aren’t important, but because there are other critically important things to consider… [read more]

Pounding and Flip-Flopping

Reading time – 4:51; Viewing time – 7:30  .  .  . It’s a fundamental courtroom practice: If the facts are on your side, pound on the facts. If they aren’t on your side, pound on the law. If the law isn’t on your side, pound on the table. The House Judiciary Committee met last week… [read more]

Wag The Dog – v2.0

Reading time – 2:55; Viewing time – 4:23  .  .  . Ed note for viewers: Be sure to read the Late Addition Comment at the end of this post. It is material that is not included in the video. I’ve warned of an upcoming “Wag the Dog” move by Trump (here and here) and it… [read more]

Danger From All Directions

Reading time – 3:47  .  .  . Here are some news chunks that at first may seem to be unrelated, yet they really are connected. “The FDA won’t ban a type of breast implant that has been linked to cancer, the agency announced Thursday. Textured breast implants have been tied to a form of cancer… [read more]

The Nation’s Business

Reading time – 4:54; Viewing time – 7:08  .  .  . Reader JC wrote in response to my column last week that he wants me to let go of focus on Trump and instead focus on the nation’s business. My reply was that stopping Trump from further damaging our democracy is the nation’s business, leaving… [read more]

Your Lyin’ Eyes and Impeachment

Reading time – 3.47; Viewing time – 5:20  .  .  . The Mueller Report is out and I haven’t had time to go through all 448 pages, although you can do that yourself by getting the PDF from the DOJ website here. Click on the 4th line beginning “Report on the Investigation” for the download…. [read more]

The Price of Memory Loss

Reading time – 3:10; Viewing time – 4:35 .  .  . Here are a couple of examples to make a point. First, whatever your position on the issue of abortion, just for the moment set aside your religious or moral views, as well as your notion of rights, and focus on practicality. Regardless of public… [read more]

Metaphor From the Desert

Viewing time – 1:03  .  .  . I forgot to make it clear at the end of this video: “I’m Jack Altschuler.” Browser not supported. Visit                   ———————————— Ed. Note: I don’t want money or your signature on a petition. I want you to spread the… [read more]

Live From The Valley

Reading time – 6:39; Viewing time – 9:12  .  .  . Washington D.C. (mostly) Election Announcement I’m not a registered Democrat, but like Bernie Sanders, I caucus with them. That’s why I’m announcing my candidacy for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. I thought I’d have more time for this, at least… [read more]

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