The Supreme Court did not issue a ruling today in the Heller case on the constitutionality of the D.C. gun ban; the decision is now expected Wednesday. Court-watcher Jason Harrow speculates:
Based on the tenor of oral argument, it is widely expected that the individual rights view of the Second Amendment will prevail in the guns case, which means that it appears that Justice Scalia may well be writing the opinion for the majority.Since 1976, when the District stripped its residents of their Second Amendment rights, more than 8,400 murders have been committed in the nation’s capital — which became the nation’s murder capital in 1991, when there were 479 homicides in the city in a single year.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online