America has put Trump into the Oval Office. It’s now on us to hold Trump accountable, and keep abreast of what he says and does. We owe it to America and our posterity to do our part as engaged and informed citizens.
This post is an effort to do so. If Trump makes a campaign promise, then reneges on it, that’s something the people of America deserve to know. Continue reading →
See also Liberal Logic – Talking Points: It’s a Choice
Liberals love to claim the label of the ‘Pro-Choice Party.’
Using the word ‘choice’ to refer to abortion makes them feel nice, warm, and fuzzy. It erases the guilt of supporting organized mass murder for profit from their conscience, and instead replaces it with the happy feeling of doing something good by supporting a woman’s so-called ‘right to choose.’
The only problem with this is that liberals are only the ‘party of choice’ when that choice adheres to their preconceived agendas. Specifically, liberals only support ‘choice’ when it comes to a woman’s decision to abort (read kill) an unborn child. Continue reading →
See also Name-calling
This is easily the most cited argument in support of what the blogger Matt Walsh has called “the highest sacrament in the Church of Liberalism.” (Matt Walsh on TheBlaze) Namely, abortion.
Many liberals seem intellectually unable to come up with better support of one of their most prized social reforms. Granted, there are some truly intelligent liberals, but they are rare and few in between. Continue reading →
In contract law, four requirements must be met in order for there to be a contract. The first three elements are offer, acceptance, and consideration. They are dealt with fully elsewhere. The fourth is applicable defenses. It is vital to fully understand every defense because a single valid defense can render an entire contract voidable, unenforceable, or even completely void.
Contracts are also unenforceable if there is no consideration, but that also is a whole different subject, with its own special exceptions, limitations and other nuances. So, instead of trying to get an overview of the entirety of the law of contracts, let us get a general overview of the defenses to formation of a contract.
There are nine defenses. They are the statute of frauds, incapacity, illegality, the parol evidence rule (which is more of an evidence rule, as its name indicates), unconscionability, mistake, misrepresentation, duress, and undue influence. Continue reading →