In the aftermath of the 2020 election, a host of friends reached out to me aghast at President Trump’s efforts to overturn or cast doubt on the election through our nation’s courts. Common questions sounded along the lines of “this isn’t legal, right?” or “are these lawyers are going to…


Isaiah Berlin famously said that “[t]o understand is to perceive patterns.” Four right wing anti-vaccine radio broadcasters have died from COVID-19 in the last few weeks and one remains hospitalized. My write up is below. Let me know if you perceive any patterns.

Phil Valentine was a prolific Tennessean right-wing…


Model for the emancipation statue planned for Brown’s Island, Virginia.

Juneteenth celebrates, most fundamentally, the emancipation of an entire race from approximately 250 years of chattel slavery on the North American continent. …


On Monday, Tucker Carlson claimed that there was “no evidence” that the Capitol riots (a) involved white supremacists; or (b) were an “armed insurrection.”[1] Both these claims are demonstrably false.

To appraise whether white supremacists were part of the insurrectionary riots, I would recommend you avail yourself of the mountains…


Today is the 35th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda (“Zelda”) video game series.[1] I grew up enthralled with Zelda games and happily still play them to this day. …


John Caranzara is the head of Chicago’s police union. He is also a vocal Trump supporter and conspicuously unable to observe any violence or destruction within the insurrectionary riot at the Capitol yesterday.

Watch Trump supporters very closely in the coming days. The majority will bashfully engage in the banal cowardice of silence or faux-polite general disapproval of yesterday’s insurrectionary riots. …


NOTE — This is my honest attempt to recount the events of today as I watched them unfurl largely through Twitter, PBS, and other sources from Chicago, Illinois. This obviously an ongoing episode and it is nearly impossible that I am completely correct in my entire summary. …


The President has recorded one win and thirty-eight losses in his post-election lawsuits.[1] As a point of statistical comparison, this is roughly five times worse than the lowest batting average in MLB history and twenty times worse than Shaq’s career free-throw average.[2] The President’s singular win shorted an election cure…


Two points I have recently made which have since become even more important.

First, earlier this year, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruled that timely postmarked ballots may be received and counted up to November 6. The Republican Party of Pennsylvania immediately appealed and requested the United States Supreme Court decide…


Over the last four years, President Trump has appointed nearly a quarter of the federal judiciary at a record setting pace.[1] These appointment were made possible by Republican Senate creating massive vacancies by quite literally refusing to hear or confirm President Obama’s second term nominations.[2] Unsurprisingly, the Republican Party’s collapse…

Scott Kane

Community Lawyer. Chicago, IL.

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