Is Future of Republic Grim?
Beyond the spectacle and lunacy of the GOP voting to keep the Speaker’s gavel in Rep. John Boehner’s hands, it is worth taking a moment to reflect on the resignation of Rep. Michael Grimm, only one day prior to the disappointing Speakership result. Mr. Grimm’s resignation was long overdue. He was responsible for the demise of his political career and should pay the full price | Read More »
The People vs. Goliath
The commentary on David Brat’s victory over Eric Cantor in VA-7 has been predictable, mostly off point and occasionally flat-out untrue. Even though a Majority Leader had lost in a primary as many times as the earth failed to revolve around the sun, I was not very surprised by this. I am far more surprised by Speaker Boehner and Sen. McConnell’s primary victories. I had | Read More »
Upholding Affirmative Action Ban and Judicial Activism
The recent Supreme Court decision to uphold Michigan’s ban on affirmative action received praise from some and condemnation from others. It also fanned the flames of racism, which seems to always happen just when most people hoped they would cease to flicker and finally fade away. The assertion by the left-leaning ACLU’s attorney, Mark Rosenbaum, that students of color are not allowed on the same | Read More »