Deion A. Kathawa

About Deion A. Kathawa

Deion A. Kathawa is a Mt. Vernon Fellow of the Center for American Greatness, a J.D. candidate at Notre Dame Law School, and a graduate of the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

Pass the Turkey, Bigot

Ah, the holiday season. A time to litter Instagram with literally thousands of pumpkin spice latte and freshly fallen snow pics, images whose purpose is to provide an aesthetically-pleasing-yet-insincere backdrop to the real reason for the season: low, low Black Friday prices, the engine of our runaway consumerist culture. Not only that, but

By | 2018-11-21T23:07:51+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|

In Europe, ‘Hate Speech’ is the New Blasphemy

In Europe, calling the prophet Muhammad a “pedophile” is not protected speech, at least according to the European Court of Human Rights, the continent’s highest human rights court. The ruling is perplexing, at least on the facts. Muhammad’s third wife, Aisha, was 6-years-old when they were married, 9-years-old when the marriage was consummated;

By | 2018-10-31T19:37:06+00:00 November 1st, 2018|

Trump Actually Is Virtuous—Where it Counts

It’s no secret that the American polity really doesn’t care about, nor does it fully understand, the role or demands of classical virtue—and that it hasn’t for a very long time. But many, especially (and hypocritically) those who derive an unhealthy thrill from scorning, mocking, and deriding any and all expressions of traditional

By | 2018-10-16T21:51:38+00:00 October 17th, 2018|

The Opening Statement Kavanaugh Should Deliver

Mr. Chairman, thank you for allowing me the opportunity to set the record straight and clear my name. Senators, I would begin by categorically stating again that the last-minute, scurrilous, uncorroborated, and bad-faith allegations that have been levied against me are totally and completely false. My record as a judge, as a husband,

By | 2018-09-26T22:24:12+00:00 September 27th, 2018|

#MeToo Madness and the Court

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Thursday released a statement indicating that Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh stood accused by an unknown someone of having done a bad but unknown something. A whisper campaign ensued, only to be dispelled on Sunday, when the Washington Post broke a story that identified the accuser

By | 2018-09-17T09:53:49+00:00 September 17th, 2018|