February 29, 2016

RESOLVING THE SYRIAN SITUATION (with some perspectives on how best to salvage something from it) After nearly five years of civil conflict during which several hundred thousand have been killed, millions displaced as refugees, and the rise of extremism in

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A NEW LOW IN AMERICAN POLITICAL WARFARE… (…as partisan payback politics now rules the day…) Leading Republican members of the Senate’s Judiciary Committee, not to mention the majority leader himself…Senator McConnell, have categorically declared they will not even hold hearings

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WITH A BIG BRASS BRAND OF DEMOGOGUERY…. (…a guy named Donald is playing the same kind of tune once played by a guy named…Adolph) The Trump phenomenon keeps rolling along, suggesting a lot of potential voters are so pissed off

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FURTHER THOUGHTS ON ORIGINALIST VIEWS ABOUT OUR CONSTITUTION (…and their validity in the context of our society’s modern conditions and times) Justice Scalia’s death will no doubt re-ignite heavy pro-con debates about his originalist views about our Constitution… and their

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