An early standard by which the constitutionality of laws regulating subversive expression were evaluated in light of the First Amendment’s guarantee of Freedom of Speech.

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., writing for the U.S. Supreme Court in Schenck v. United States, 249 U.S. 47, 39 S. Ct. 247, 63 L. Ed. 470 (1919), stated: “The question in every case is whether the words used are used in such circumstances and are of such a nature as to create a clear and present danger that they will bring about the substantive evils that Congress has a right to prevent.” Trump Troopers small

If this country’s govt had any spine left it would use its last gasp of dying breath and shut the renegade billionaire up in jail before it’s too late. There is legal cause but there is no moral will to do what circumstances require for the safety of all. If it is not clear yet that Congress has the right to prevent him, it will become crystal clear in the long months to come. This cheap huckster and his two-bit country circus have passed from oblivion to obscurity to diverting side show to disruptive main event in less than a year. Who knows what hellish farce of a political campaign he will be waging by Summer’s end. His hatred for symmetry harmony and concord has only guided him along a path of gradual but steady decline into chaos. And this chaos by feeding on itself grows even stronger and deludes the man into believing he has at last found that perpetuum mobile of power sought by the most deluded fanatics since the beginning of time.