From the daily archives: Wednesday, July 6, 2016

The Plunderbund Podcast is back.  This week Lycurgus Group VP and General Counsel, and former prosecutor, Josh Engel takes over hosting duties.

We are joined this week by Professor Paul Moke.  In addition to teaching political science at Wilmington College, Professor Moke has been involved in a number of election law challenges to Republican efforts to restrict voting in Ohio.

We discuss the recent Supreme Court decisions on abortion and affirmative action, and try to predict where the Court is going next.  We then discuss the three (yes, three!) major ongoing lawsuits challenging aspects of Ohio’s election laws.

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We may get more than a hint of  Donald Trump’s plan to make  America great as the former Republican Party’s ringmaster.  Promising the greatest  convention ever, the billionaire developer, former TV host and the overbearing life of his own  party is said to be assembling a cast of celebrities , stunts, world-wide echo chamber and dog whistles to  promote his perverse version of human endeavor.

As we all now live in a time when the globe stops spinning to honor  achievements on unnatural grass, ice or hardwood floors, Team Trump is recruiting sports  figures to fill in the blanks normally […]

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich is not a fan of Donald John Trump. The same can be said by the Donald about Ohio’s 64-year old lame duck leader who’s stuck in his own lane on the party’s off-ramp. With the GOP convention in Cleveland now less than two weeks away, the mystery is what Gov. Kasich, who lost all states but his own, will do when the Trump show comes to Ohio? A must-win state on anyone’s list, Republicans will melt faster than an ice cube in Death Valley in summer if Hillary Clinton defeats Donald Trump in Ohio and other […]

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Nearly a month ago Plunderbund reported on President Barack Obama not waiting until the convention in Philadelphia to declare his support for Hillary Clinton.

“Whether you’ve been by her side since the beginning or you’re new to her team, I hope you’ll add your name today and say you’re ready to make history with us this November,” President Barack Obama said. “I know how hard the job of president can be. That’s why I know Hillary will be so good at it. I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office. She’s got the courage, the compassion, […]

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