jurisdiction

Under Color Of Law

“If we desire respect for the law we must first make the law respectable.”
– Justice Louis Brandeis, Supreme Court of the United States

Since TNFN posted our opinion piece on the use of unmarked vehicles by unidentified officers in apprehensions and detentions in Portland, Oregon, we’ve been able to confirm some additional points of interest and establish a timeline of events.  This grants a new perspective on the so-called abductions, on the lawsuit filed by Oregon A.G. Ellen Rosenblum, and on the bills now before Congress aimed at halting this activity.  Please note the scope of the article is limited to this specific issue.

(Before continuing, we advise you make yourself familiar with the piece linked above for a consistent basis in the facts of the matter.  -Editor)

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Contested Elections and a Constitutional Crisis

Several times in the past few weeks, by several different people, I’ve been asked the following question in one form or another:

“What’s to stop Donald Trump simply refusing to accept the results of an election where he’s voted out?”

Several potential justifications or complex scenarios were presented for my consideration.  In one, Trump would challenge in one or more states (such as California) on the grounds that illegal immigrants make up enough of the electorate to invalidate the results.  Others, less (more…)