It looks to me like there’s a trend here.
We are entrusting you, each of you, with a great power. And you already know what comes along with great power.
Online dating: an idea whose time has evidently expired.
As I watch the Trump Administration deteriorate into the political equivalent of the Fyre Festival, my thoughts naturally turn to Machiavelli.
Sean Spicer could benefit from going to a few Toastmasters meetings.
Here’s something to butter your bagel.
A suggestion for a better way to handle the upcoming filibuster of Neil Gorsuch than discarding the consensus-building filibuster rule.
So, you want immunity from prosecution, do you? Here’s a helpful guide to how to get it, if you’re, say, a former National Security Advisor.
The countdown to the House of Representative’s effort to “repeal and replace” Obamacare is ticking into its final moments.
Murder: what if there were an app for that?
In which a fourteen-pound cat causes sleep-deprived Burt Likko a week’s worth of trouble.
A very quick run-through of the February 9, 2017 decision in State of Washington v. Trump.
An explainer on a suddenly-controversial section of tax law.
A most interesting symposium indeed!
Hear President Trump ROAR.
Welcome to Dystopia Week. Let’s begin by taking a moment to understand why we write this way in the first place.
Renewing our call for posts
By special request.
Time to sharpen your fictional whetstones!
The Supreme Court hangs in the balance. Will Joe Biden throw away this shot?
Burt and Natasha Likko prepare for a Thanksgiving feast that promises to be a bit… eccentric.
In which Burt Likko tries to convince you, and himself, that it’s not going to be that bad.
Knowing that it’s time to say goodbye doesn’t make doing it any easier.
A status check on technological disruption in the legal profession.
An intellectual experiment. Let’s play the role of electoral fraudster. Come, and conspire for a moment, and let us see whether we might realize benefit from subverting the integrity of American democracy.
…And whether we’ve now been presented with evidence that this is actually happening.
It’s come down to this. Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, French Vanilla Ice Cream is calling you out!
(Featured image is of a retired DC-9 that was used as Air Force Two.)
A preview of selected cases appearing on the United States Supreme Court’s docket for the 2016-2017 Term.
A debate heavy on personality and light on policy, with some surprising oversights and some agreements that in any other election cycle would be surprising to note.
We knew it would eventually come to this. It had to. And now, here it is. Also, what Burt Likko plans do be doing during the debate, and chances are, you’re going to be jealous of him when you learn it.
Join the League!
An assessment of executive managerial skills put on display for the nation to see.
A part biopic, part spy thriller, and mostly true story from Poland during the Bad Old Days of the Cold War.
Reaching for the reset button again.
Fantasy football, that is.
Political orientation is a journey, not a polestar. This year is an especially good one to take stock of where you are, and how you got there. We hope you’ll share with us.
See you in Stumptown!