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by | Jan 15, 2021

If President Trump has accomplished nothing else — and he most assuredly has accomplished a great deal — one of his lasting contributions will be pulling the mask off the Washington Establishment and the media. (But I repeat myself.) My good…

by | Dec 15, 2020

We often see liberty as in contest with law. Laws tell us what not to do, thereby restricting our freedom to act. But the Supreme Court on Thursday showed us how law protects liberty. While most eyed the Supreme Court…

by | Oct 13, 2020

Here we go again. Recall the NAACP? That would be the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People? Once upon a time it was the premier civil rights organization of the day. And when the first black Supreme Court…

by | Sep 11, 2020

Earlier this week Joe Biden got a strange endorsement, a blast from the past. It came from Anita Hill, the law professor whose sensational allegations against Clarence Thomas during his confirmation hearings in 1991 riveted the nation and humiliated Thomas,…

by | Jul 9, 2020

During the 2016 presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump pledged to end government abuse of the so-called contraception mandate. Health and Human Services (HHS) bureaucrats had been using this bizarre interpretation of Obamacare’s preventative care provision as a pretext for trampling…

by | May 21, 2020

A few months ago, I wrote an article on Michael Pack’s Created Equal, a film about the life of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. The film depends on a trove of conversations with the great jurist, unprecedented in their breadth…

by | May 6, 2020

Washington Where did Sleepy Joe go wrong? Remember what a champion of women or at least of Democratic women he was? Remember the role he played in the Violence Against Women Act? Recall, if you will, how he kissed the…

by | Nov 25, 2019

Nearly 20 years ago, in the wake of the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, the masterful Wendell Berry wrote an impassioned essay. The “only result,” he wrote, of the wrenching confrontation, sponsored by the majority of the Senate’s Judiciary Committee, was…

by | Nov 8, 2019

Consider the clarinet. What an oddball musical instrument! It is not the mighty piano, whose range is from the most sublime romanticism — “Für Elise” — to the most shrewd and brilliant jazz riff, as in Dave Brubeck’s “Blue Rondo…

by | Jul 3, 2019

For trial lawyers, Big Pharma, and assorted other profiteers off American misery, the Supreme Court case Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank is like holy water thrown in the face of a vampire. They cannot abide exposure to it and will shrink…

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