Politics and the Court

Politics and the Court

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away yesterday. May she rest in peace. You will see (and probably have seen) many such statements today and the next few days. These statements will be followed by a pause and an opinion on what should happen regarding...
Pax Trumpicana

Pax Trumpicana

Hot on the heels of two substantial foreign policy successes (between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, and between Serbia and Kosovo), a member of the Norwegian Parliament has nominated Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize. If you were unaware of those bits of foreign...
“I’m Not Him”

“I’m Not Him”

What an interesting time we live in. With just over seventy days until the election, we are faced with a choice between a boorish wild-man Untethered Orange Id (TM) and a senescent lifetime swamp rat. The President, who managed to have a good first year despite coming...
Another Lost Opportunity

Another Lost Opportunity

A window of opportunity opened, shortly after George Floyd’s death, to make some real and good changes in policing, changes that would not only improve relations with minority communities, but would benefit policing as well. I discussed some of those changes in...