WASHINGTON – Since Barry Goldwater, accepting the Republicans’ 1964 presidential nomination, …
WASHINGTON – What is called “the” 1964 Civil Rights Act is justly celebrated for outlawing racial and other discrimination in employment, “public accommodations” and elsewhere.
WASHINGTON – In physics, a unified field theory is an attempt to explain with a single hypot …
WASHINGTON – Barack Obama, presiding over an unusually dismal post-recession economy, might make matters worse with a distracting crusade against the minor and sensible business practice called “inversion,” more about which anon.
WASHINGTON – This far into the human story, only the historically uninstructed are startled by what they think are new permutations of evil.
WASHINGTON – Although the Ebola virus might remain mostly confined to West Africa, it has in …
WASHINGTON – Two 5-4 decisions last week on the final decision day of the Supreme Court’s term dealt with issues that illustrate the legal consequences of political tactics by today’s progressives.
WASHINGTON – Even when Supreme Court decisions are unanimous, the justices can be fiercely divided about fundamental matters, as was demonstrated by two 9-0 rulings last week.
WASHINGTON – Amanda Blackhorse, a Navajo who successfully moved a federal agency to withdraw trademark protections from the Washington Redskins because it considers the team’s name derogatory, lives on a reservation where Navajos root for the Red Mesa High School Redskins.
WASHINGTON – What philosopher Harvey Mansfield calls “taming the prince” – making executive power compatible with democracy’s abhorrence of arbitrary power – has been a perennial problem of modern politics.
“From the halls of Montezuma To the shores of Tripoli …” – The Marines’ Hymn WASHINGTON – Two hundred and… more »
WASHINGTON – What Winston Churchill said of Secretary of State John Foster Dulles – that he was a bull who carried his own china shop around with him – is true of Susan Rice, who is, to be polite, accident prone.