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.

The Administrative State Poisons Everything It Touches

The sprawling, unaccountable administrative state is strangling America and killing common sense. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) refused this week to join a growing list of countries—including, so far, Ireland, China, Indonesia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Oman, Malaysia, Iraq, Mexico—as well as Europe itself, all of which have permanently or temporarily banned

By |2019-03-14T09:11:10-07:00March 13th, 2019|

Violating the Confessional Will Make Bad Catholics and Bad Americans

California legislators want to force Catholic priests to break the sacramental seal of confession and reveal what penitents disclose in cases of suspected child abuse or neglect. Senate Bill 360 by Jerry Hill of San Francisco would achieve this by designating priests—and all clergy, in fact, regardless of religious affiliation—as “mandatory reporters” of

By |2019-03-02T18:53:07-07:00March 2nd, 2019|

‘Small Government’ Is Dead, Long Live Limited Government!

In his 1996 State of the Union address, President Bill Clinton announced a political course correction, declaring “the era of big government is over.” It was welcome news, especially from a Democrat. Indiscriminately large governments are unaccountable and very expensive; they quash liberty and hinder self-government. The shift, however, had the unfortunate side

By |2019-02-02T21:36:19-07:00February 2nd, 2019|

Why Is Trump Folding on Judges?

Appearances are a large part of politics, and to the average American, President Trump appeared to cave ignominiously to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and her left-wing caucus when he agreed to end the shutdown with no funding for border security, let alone a wall—his signature campaign promise. So why is he also

By |2019-01-31T11:07:30-07:00January 30th, 2019|

Cuomo Excommunicado

The New York State Legislature on Tuesday night passed the Reproductive Health Act (“RHA”), which legalized abortion in New York State up to the moment of birth. Governor Andrew Cuomo quickly signed the bill into law, hailing it as a triumph for “reproductive freedom.” Then the governor ordered the spire of New York

By |2019-01-25T12:03:21-07:00January 25th, 2019|