Fake Law by Fake Judges

Brazen judges openly legislating from the bench are confirming the widely-held public perception that activist courts are out of control. As a lawyer practicing for three decades in the plaintiff-friendly stronghold of California, within the jurisdiction of the notorious Ninth Circuit, I witnessed many instances of judges—state and federal—slanting their decisions against disfavored

By | 2017-05-28T22:07:07+00:00 May 27th, 2017|

The Map of Academic Freedom

Once upon a time, in the golden age of yore, colleges and universities sprang up in our great republic. There was discussion about how best to conduct matters in these institutions, and serried solons, professorial and presidential, said, Let there be academic freedom, as principle and institution, so that all may study, all

By | 2017-05-27T17:14:50+00:00 May 27th, 2017|

The Folly of Military Intervention Without Public Support

Whether he entirely meant them to be or not, the essential tenets of Donald Trump’s successful run for the presidency were the winning issues of securing our border, restricting immigration, promoting fair trade, and limited foreign intervention. They have become known among a certain class of core supporters as ‘Trumpism.’ Those of us who

By | 2017-05-26T21:46:05+00:00 May 26th, 2017|

The “If Only” Brigade

We hear it every day, across all media all the time, including at FOX News. “ If only Europeans were as welcoming as Americans there would be no terror problem in Europe. If only European countries could assimilate their immigrants as well as America there would be no terror in Europe.” As recently

By | 2017-05-28T22:06:34+00:00 May 26th, 2017|

Dana Milbank’s Fear of Flying

How lucky can Donald Trump get? He now has another chance to tick off the liberal progressives, and particularly, Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank, who’s probably written more than a hundred anti-Trump columns. All Trump has to do is make sure that Makan Delrahim, his pick to be assistant attorney general in charge

By | 2017-05-27T17:50:43+00:00 May 26th, 2017|

Fox News Chooses the Millennials (And Gets It Wrong)

We all know the stereotypical Fox News viewer (at least as the Mainstream Media presents them in pop culture): older, bourgeois, angry, white, male (think Clint Eastwood in Gran Torino). To be sure, elderly Baby Boomers of a particular race and socio-economic standing do comprise a large share of Fox News’ traditional audience.

By | 2017-05-26T21:26:30+00:00 May 25th, 2017|