Saturday, February 23, 2019

SHUTDOWN

It occurs to me that the shutdown of the federal government - the partial shutdown of the federal government - may not be a big deal...

THE ESSENCE OF NEW YEAR’S IS CONTAINED IN “WHAT IF?

The turning of the year is filled with an abundance of hope, inspiring dreams and renewed optimism. There is something magical about the fresh...

2020: WHO’S IN AND WHO’S OUT OF THE RUNNING IN THE DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES?

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is the latest Democrat to jump into the 2020 presidential race. She is part of a now growing field of...

AMERICAN POET ROBERT FROST HAD SOMETHING TO SAY ABOUT BUILDING WALLS-MAYBE WE SHOULD LISTEN?

In 1913, America's greatest poet, Robert Frost, contemplated the result of building walls between people. It's worth a read and your consideration of...

THE GOP PAINTS ITSELF INTO A CORNER ON PRE-EXISTING MEDICAL CONDITIONS COVERAGE

Navigating the corridors of Washington DC power, one can turn any corner and encounter a Republican who professes to despise Obamacare while remaining devoted...

The “I” Word – II

Yesterday, December 19, 2018, marked the 20th anniversary of the impeachment of President Bill Clinton by the U.S. House of Representatives. Let me...

WHO IS THE ‘SNOWFLAKE’ NOW?

In 2017, an article published by Think Progress did one of the better jobs I've seen when it comes to defining the current...

IT IS NO LONGER THE ACA- SAY HELLO TO THE ‘NAY’ C-A

Last week, a Federal Judge in Texas struck down the law officially known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - known...

THE EMPEROR’S STARE DECISIS

On Wednesday of last week, my  co-blogger Mike Dorf at Dorf on Law wrote a typically thoughtful post on the difficulties originalists (and others) have when...

AMERICA’S GREAT TEST IS WHAT IT DOES WHEN IT DOESN’T HAVE TO DO ANYTHING

The real test of a nation is what it does when it doesn’t have to do anything. A country that is facing famine, dealing...