Happy Bill of Rights Day!

Happy Bill of Rights Day!

On December 15, 1791, the first ten Amendments to the United States Constitution, collectively known as the Bill of Rights, were ratified. 228 years later, we commemorate their enshrinement in the annals of human history. They affirm, in detail, the unalienable rights...

Rules For Rules

Consider this oddity. In New York, if you purchase one bagel at a bagel store, it is not subject to sales tax… provided you purchase it intact. A bagel with cream cheese, or butter, or even simply sliced in half is subject to sales tax. Why is this? Because an...

You Pay, Either Way

Daniel Pantaleo, the New York City police officer responsible for the death of Eric Garner in an infamous police brutality episode, has finally been fired. It took five years. He applied a fatal choke hold in violation of policy. It happened in broad daylight, it was...

Bottomless Lust For Infinite Power

Watching the current and recent machinations of the Democratic Party, I conclude the title of this essay. With an addendum: By any means necessary. The latest (pathetic) attempt at taking down Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, an allegation of sexual misconduct...