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Category: Law

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 […]

Worth noting: No police, no violence

June 2, 2020 — When Denver’s 10 pm news ended Monday night, the demonstrations downtown were still peaceful. They’d been that way all day. During the afternoon Denver Police Chief […]

Peaceful demonstrations vs lawless riots

June 1, 2020 — Demonstrators in Denver Saturday remembered George Floyd by lying face down with their hands behind their backs for 9 minutes while repeating “I can’t breathe.” They […]

The very air you breathe is at risk

Were you aware that 95 (ninety-five!) rules designed to protect the environment — your environment — have been or are being rolled back by Trump? It’s one thing to not […]