I am generally not one to critique established authors like those at the Powerline blog, but a recent post regarding reaction to the verdict in the Zimmerman trial there caught my attention. It attempted to offer counterpoints to some outrageous comments made by a University of Pennsylvania professor. Sometimes, the best response is no response … Continue reading
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane recently announced that she would not defend the Commonwealth against a recently filed lawsuit by the ACLU challenging Pennsylvania’s decision to define marriage as between one man and one woman. Forget the fact that she took the position that it was dangerous for prosecutors to pick and choose which laws … Continue reading
I have often opined that any legislation or court decision that takes a hundred pages or more to outline a law means that the rule it tries to explain is too complicated. That complexity leads to self contradiction, unequal treatment, and unintended consequences. The Affodable Care Act is no exception, and I said this very thing when … Continue reading
(James Madison) To the People of the State of New York: AMONG the numerous advantages promised by a well-constructed Union, none deserves to be more accurately developed than its tendency to break and control the violence of faction. The friend of popular governments never finds himself so much alarmed for their character and fate, as … Continue reading
An interesting read shared by a friend on the Zimmerman trial.