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Are We There Yet?

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July 24th, 2018

Passengers in cars that are on very long road trips often tire of the journey. A familiar question, especially from the backseat brigade, is, “Are we there yet?” Normal Americans who have been made to suffer through the long, drawn-out Mueller meanderings are asking the same question. The point of that trip is to determine […]

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The Immigration Mess: The Audacity of Audacity

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May 17th, 2014

In 2001, the United States Supreme Court decided the case of Zadvydas v. Davis, 533 U.S. 678 (2001), a seminal ruling on immigrant deportation. A five-justice majority held that those under deportation order could be detained in custody only for a limited time before being either deported or released. The decision applies to “aliens” in the U.S. both legally and illegally…

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The ACA Con: Livin’ La Vida Loca

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February 9th, 2014

In 1999, Livin’ La Vida Loca sent singer Ricky Martin to the top of the pop charts. The song was about a young guy seduced by a woman who makes him forget his troubles and live for the moment. Fifteen years later it is the perfect theme song of the ACA Con with its seductive message of the crazy life on your neighbor’s dime. But, will it send the Affordable Care Act to the top of voter polls?…

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Income Inequality And Other Vacuous Notions

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January 6th, 2014

Critics of income disparity, wider now than at any time since 1928, most often decry it in moral terms. Both the poor and the rich are said to be “undeserving” – the poor of their less than modest circumstances and the rich of their opulence. We’re told that the poor deserve – are entitled, have the right – not to be poor. The rich remain…

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