Allow me, please, a point of personal privilege.
With Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court all but certain, Democrats are toying with ways to reform the court.
Despite the polls, President Donald Trump is predicting an Election Day “wave like you’ve never seen before.” But his allies and associates in all three branches of government are hedging their bets with actions designed to extend his sway in key areas, even if he loses.
Not long after federal authorities broke up an extremist plot to kidnap or kill Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, whom President Donald Trump regularly denounces, a Trump rally began chanting, “Lock her up.”
When the Department of Homeland Security released its Homeland Threat Assessment earlier this month, it emphasized that self-proclaimed white supremacist groups are the most dangerous threat to U.S. security. But the report misleadingly added that there had been “over 100 days of violence and destruction in our cities,” referring to the anti-racism uprisings of this past summer.
Amy Coney Barrett acquitted herself very well at her confirmation hearings, which means, quite often, she refused to answer questions.
Interestingly, while restaurants and airlines continue to be clobbered by the coronavirus, recreational vehicle sales and rentals are taking off. People have switched their travel preferences to minimize their Covid-19 exposure.
Originalism, the judicial philosophy of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, and her mentor, the late Justice Antonin Scalia, is once again the subject of intense interest and public debate.
The New Yorker magazine asked a typical New Yorker magazine question: “Should progressives trust” The Lincoln Project?
The “bombshell” New York Post cover story this week on Joe Biden and alleged secret emails to Ukraine – a tale that has Trumpworld in a tizzy – reads as if it came straight from Russian propaganda playbook 101.
If this is the most important election of our lifetimes, is it too much to ask that the president of the United States act like it?
“I didn’t know.”
When I finally got my mail-in ballot this week, I found myself grasping it tightly, like a precious object someone might steal.
“If you want to make God laugh,” Woody Allen once famously said, paraphrasing a Yiddish proverb, “tell him about your plans.”
Asked about race at Tuesday night’s presidential debate, one candidate gave a very disappointing answer.
Is the relationship between President Donald Trump and farm country starting to go bad?
For many progressive opinion-makers, the only way to save the Supreme Court is to destroy it.
”We should never forget that everything Adolf Hitler did in Germany was ‘legal.’” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Having wrested hard-won independence from a monarch, the founders of our nation sought to form a new union where executive power was constrained by other branches of government. They did so knowing that men are not angels, and believing that through a system of checks and balances that set “ambition against ambition,” a fledgling democracy could survive, even thrive.
Here’s a policing story with a happy ending: Deputies in Deltona, Florida, recently stopped a Black jogger who fit the description of a burglary suspect. The jogger, Joseph Griffin, is a former military police officer and currently a registered nurse. Griffin knew to be calm and cooperative.
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