Abortion, the courts, and the need to pass laws via the democratic process

As we await the final Supreme Court decision on abortion, we should all do well to remember the the Courts are no substitute for the Democratic process.  As the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg put it, “Doctrinal limbs too swiftly shaped may prove unstable.”  This is especially true when even liberal legal scholars believe Roe… Continue reading Abortion, the courts, and the need to pass laws via the democratic process

Ukraine: Just give them nuclear weapons and all our problems will be solved

If we’re willing to provide Ukraine with fighter jets and advanced weapons systems, why not just go all the way and make them a nuclear power?  Some members of Congress and the media seem confused about the meaning of the word “escalatory,” perhaps a bit of hyperbole might help them sort it out. As the… Continue reading Ukraine: Just give them nuclear weapons and all our problems will be solved

Wait, coronavirus might have been unleashed from a Chinese lab after all?

The media and the experts completely reverse their positions after new reports emerge about the Wuhan Institute.  Last year, they branded anyone that questioned the bat origin story as a conspiracy theorist, pushing fringe ideas.  Today, they’re finally starting to acknowledge the possibility.  What changed and why did they pretend they knew the truth when… Continue reading Wait, coronavirus might have been unleashed from a Chinese lab after all?