by | Feb 18, 2020

One immense reason for our present political entanglements — would it be OK to say “messes”? — is the lately acquired political habit of addressing every possible human problem through politics. For instance, with regard to women’s rights, the Equal…

by | Dec 25, 2019

Washington is convulsed by politics these days. The presidential election is less than a year away. The House is moving forward on impeaching President Donald Trump. And there is widespread preparation for a possible Supreme Court confirmation battle. Of course,…

by | Dec 19, 2019

Much as Baskin-Robbins and Krispy Kreme dependably present a new Flavor of the Month, so it is that the Democrats reliably offer a new Impeachment of the Month. We all have tasted tidbits of each, with these remaining some of…

by | Aug 27, 2019

Over the weekend, the media took notice of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s apparently successful treatment for a malignant tumor on the pancreas. “No further treatment is needed at this time,” said Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City…

by | Jul 4, 2019

As an exercise in self-immolation this July 4th fireworks season, I read Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissenting opinion in the Bladensburg cross case. It’s a flaming attack upon religious freedom — the first freedom in our Bill of Rights. At the…

by | Feb 22, 2019

The law of civil forfeiture allows police and prosecutors to seize and keep cash, cars, homes, businesses and property of all kinds without ever criminally charging or convicting the owners. As originally conceived, it was to be a deterrent by…

by | Jan 1, 2019

Twenty-eighteen was the worst year for movies ever. There had been awful years before, increasingly in the last ten, but last year, Hollywood reached critical mass by showing full contempt for much of its audience. Simply put, it was the…

by | Dec 18, 2018

While much has been written about the entrapment of Michael Flynn by the ethically challenged Andrew McCabe and his accomplice Peter Strzok, little discussion has been devoted to the constitutionally dubious federal law under which he was charged. Most commentators…

by | Nov 16, 2018

Recently, Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, took a nasty fall and fractured three ribs. The judge has endured several health problems in recent years, surviving two battles with cancer, having a heart stent implanted, and previously breaking…

by | Oct 4, 2018

Like so many others, I have been deeply affected by the Kavanaugh Saga. As the current round winds down, with the FBI closing its investigation and supplementary background checks, and with Senator Mitch McConnell about to take the baton passed…

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