Leslie Loftis

Leslie Loftis

Leslie is a once and future American expat, most recently in London. She is also a lawyer and former local political campaign operative turned freelance writer. She currently lives in her hometown of Houston with her husband and their four children. Find her on twitter @AHLondonTX.

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Leslie Loftis’s America Watch: Hillary will win and grant an immigration amnesty

The good news is the election is almost over. After fifteen months of election drama, we are in the final weeks. The end has left Republicans wondering, “Where do we go from here?”  Nowhere, likely. The suspense is already over. The dire Republicans polls I discussed last week have only worsened. Clinton now has a […]

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Leslie Loftis’s America Watch: Trump reinforces the feminist case against men

The anticipated heavy opposition research on Donald Trump started dropping late last week. Access Hollywood released audio and follow-up video of Trump bragging that women let him do anything to them because he’s a star. We knew such stories were coming. In fact, Hillary Clinton’s team’s restraint impressed me, in a detached sort of way. […]

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Leslie Loftis’s America Watch: Trump won’t win the undecideds by lashing out

I know readers think I’m too negative about Donald Trump’s chances of winning the presidential election. Everyone from his affirmative supporters to those horrified by the thought of a President Hillary Clinton wants positive takes focusing on the good signs for his campaign. Those are the same signs I fell for the last time around. […]

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Leslie Loftis’s America Watch: Trump took Hillary’s bait and must now get smart

A record number of Americans watched the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. A tweet by Prof. Randy Barnett summed the results up nicely: “I am old enough to remember when Donald Trump was the only Republican candidate who could hold Hillary Clinton accountable in the debates.” T A Frank covered most of […]

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Leslie Loftis’s America Watch: Only a Constitutional Amendments Convention can save us

On September 17th, last Saturday, Americans celebrated the ratification of the United States Constitution. Constitution Day isn’t the big patriotic holiday of the Fourth of July or the full participation holiday of Thanksgiving.  Constitution Day only gets a little attention from lawyers, because frankly, Americans have largely forgotten what the Constitution does, except in the […]

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Leslie Loftis’s America Watch: Ivanka Trump raids Hillary’s feminist fortress

In the first signs of effective campaign strategy in the general election, on Tuesday evening the Trump campaign unveiled a plan for supporting families. Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka followed up with an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. The proposal offers various tax credits and savings accounts to allow families to make […]

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