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Two More Perfect Unions

The preamble to the United States Constitution begins: “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union”.   Friday the Supreme Court brought us one step closer to perfection when it announced its decision in … Continue reading

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Four Words And Forecasting

One of the Supreme Court decision “big shoes” fell yesterday morning.  (We figuratively are waiting for the other to fall today or Monday).  It was the King v Burwell decision.

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Unconstitutional Waste

It is that season again – Supreme Court big decision announcement time. Monday the Court kicked it off with a “non-decision, decision”. 

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And This Is Their Intellectual Leader?

Theoretically the American government consists of three co-equal branches: executive, legislative and judicial.  The executive branch is led by the President who is currently the rejuvenated Democrat Barack Obama.  The legislative consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives … Continue reading

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To The Detriment Of America

Seldom is it a problem for me to find something to write about despite the fact that this column is a daily.  This week is certainly no exception.  This is the Wednesday article and I am still dealing with an … Continue reading

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Not Quite Finished

To quote the great American philosopher from St. Louis, Lawrence Yogi Berra – oh that’s right he was a Hall of Fame baseball player also – “It ain’t over till it’s over.”  Thursday, what would normally be huge news got … Continue reading

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Gun Courage

I have never been a big follower of high profile criminal cases.  I lived in suburban Buffalo when the O. J. Simpson trial was going on and hardly paid attention to it.  Trust me, in football crazy Bills’ country it … Continue reading

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Don’t Draw Too Many Conclusions

With few exceptions – the most notable of which is Hobby Lobby – the Supreme Court has of late reduced voting rights and expanded other civil rights.  History is not a guarantee of future performance so plaintiffs, defendants and Court … Continue reading

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It’s Over, I Think

Monday the Supreme Court began its new term.  Normally I would have already written an article or two in anticipation of what was to come.  I have been distracted by the 2014 mid-terms and am not atoning for that sin … Continue reading

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Corporate Personhood Should Equal Personal Responsibility

Two recent Supreme Court ruling, (Citizens United and Hobby Lobby), appear to reinforce the concept of corporate personhood.  (Which brings to mind an interesting set of questions: Is a corporation “conceived” when one of its founders thinks about forming it?  … Continue reading

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