by | Jun 12, 2019

There she goes again. The other day, Hillary Clinton appeared at her alma mater — Wellesley College — and gave a talk that was, without the slightest sense of irony (but of course), a serious case of projecting her own…

by | Jan 29, 2019

There is a teaching in the Talmud that, when the Angel of Death is set loose on a broad-based mission, it does not distinguish between good and evil people. The Mueller Investigation’s latest scalp, that of Roger Stone, reminds me…

by | Jan 16, 2019

The struggle for the rule of law in Ukraine is an important and far-reaching topic. The rampant abuse of power in that country, as well as the corruption within the prosecutorial ranks of its justice system is not news. Truth…

by | Dec 24, 2018

We are now into the third day of the “Government Shutdown” — or, as I prefer to call it, the “Trump Filibuster.” So? So did the sky fall? Did the oceans stop or start rising? Did our planet start or stop healing?…

by | Nov 13, 2018

Cicero is remembered today as a great Roman orator, but few recall that he was a lawyer by trade. In fact, he first rose to public prominence by using his rhetorical skills to secure the acquittal of a man accused of patricide.

by | Jan 31, 2018

In his Gettysburg Address, Lincoln reminded Americans that they were uniquely privileged to have a new birth of freedom that was contingent on “government of the people, by the people, and for the people.” That was then. What about now?…

by | Aug 16, 2017

Now for a few words about the Confederate statues contretemps in various states. 1. I wonder how many of the counter-protesters at the Charlottesville event even had any idea who Robert E. Lee was. He was a major hero of…

by | Jul 20, 2017

Let’s play a game. You get one swing at destroying the rule of law. We’ve got three contestants. Who wants to go first? Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced this week that trials are a nuisance and that brown people with…

by | Apr 25, 2017

Capitalism’s two centuries have proved competition is its essential element. No place in America’s 21st century demonstrates this like its educational system. On the positive side stands America’s world-leading college system; on the other stands America’s world-lagging public school system….

by | Feb 8, 2017

The conservative case for civil disobedience rests on an appeal to a God-given law higher than written law. But to what does liberalism’s case for it appeal? Not to a law higher than written law but to a drive lower…

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