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Category: Law

Opinion piece offers rays of hope for democracy

In The Guardian today, political speechwriter David Litt contends “Republicans will replace RBG but Democrats hold the trump cards – no, really.”  He suggests several ways in which Democrats can, […]

Hypocrites, lame ducks, and the Supreme Court

Originally published here on December 19, 2010: Back in November 2008, after the election, I wrote about the need for a 28th amendment to the Constitution. Said amendment would reduce the length […]

Portland’s Believe It or Not

Last week anonymous troops wearing no identification were grabbing people off the streets of Portland, Ore., forcing them into unmarked vans, and taking them to unspecified locations. No warrants, no […]

On the destruction of statues

I’ve written before about the destruction of public statues and monuments, and I’ve supported leaving them in place — with appropriate signage added to explain their history. More recently I’ve […]