Why the FBI raid on Paul Manafort’s home has great significance

A prosecutor or litigant for that matter can issue a subpoena fairly easily and there no no real burden of proof beyond the information sought being germane to the proceedings.

Search Warrants OTOH require both a Judge’s OK and probable cause, which the folks at find law define for search warrant purposes:

Probable cause to search exists when facts and circumstances known to the officer provide the basis for a reasonable person to believe that a crime was committed at the place to be searched, or that evidence of a crime exists at the location.

Search warrants must specify the place to be searched, as well as items to be seized.

I have a pet theory about Vlad Putin’s puppets in the White House. Continue reading “Why the FBI raid on Paul Manafort’s home has great significance”

Trump Administration Days 2-3: Alternative facts rule the day over by the lemonade spring…..

The new presidential administration is starting out on a worse note than I thought possible as the White House realigns the public conduct of l’affaire d’etat with the methods used by countries like North Korea:

A retweet of the above captures of history retweeted by the Department of the Interior resulted in swift retribution:

Interior Department banned from Twitter after retweet of smaller-than-usual Trump inauguration crowd ~ NOLA.com

And then the lemonade began to copiously flow:

And then some interesting analysis from Twitter: Continue reading “Trump Administration Days 2-3: Alternative facts rule the day over by the lemonade spring…..”