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by | Jan 19, 2023

In a previous article in these pages, I nominated Clinton v. City of New York as “one of the worst Supreme Court decisions in history.” In that 1998 case, the Supreme Court held unconstitutional the line-item veto, which had allowed…

by | Dec 31, 2022

Many see New Year’s Day as a starting point. It is a moment focused on the future. Beginning January 1, you can turn over a new leaf, making resolutions to improve yourself and your life. We often joke about how…

by | Dec 11, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court finally heard oral arguments in Moore v. Harper last week. The case involves a mundane constitutional issue concerning the definition of “legislature” as used in the elections clause. Yet it has produced panic among Democrats and…

by | Sep 18, 2022

Criticisms of originalism are nothing new. The frequency and intensity of originalism’s critics, however, have multiplied since the latest blockbuster Supreme Court decisions on gun rights and abortion. Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky has added another salvo in his new…

by | Aug 13, 2022

Former President Donald Trump has every right to invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, as he did Wednesday during a civil deposition conducted by the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James. James has been conducting a probe…

by | Jul 24, 2022

Before departing for its summer recess, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take up Moore v. Harper, a redistricting dispute between North Carolina’s legislature and Supreme Court. The latter struck down two congressional maps enacted by the former and then…

by | May 21, 2022

Whoever makes the calls in the Biden administration has put the “Ministry of Truth” on hold. The reigning culture, the same class that brought us privatized censorship powerful enough to deplatform a sitting president, wanted to enshrine their right to…

by | Nov 27, 2021

I spend a great deal of time on the road, which I like to take advantage of by listening to some well-chosen podcasts as well as music, news, and political commentary. One person whom I listen to frequently is the…

by | Nov 25, 2021

Thank you, G-d, for America. Thank you for directing Christopher Columbus in the wrong geographical direction when he set sail for India. Thank you for giving Columbus life, for making him a risk-taker, for inspiring the government of Spain to…

by | Nov 11, 2021

As the 2022 midterms approach, the Democrats face what may well be an insurmountable obstacle blocking their attempt to retain their thin congressional majorities. The support they once enjoyed among nonwhite voters is softening. This phenomenon has been most obvious…

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