Monthly Archives: May 2024

Is Donald J. Trump a Conservative?

At the moment former President and current Republican presidential nominee Donald J Trump is the defendant in a books-and-records criminal trial in lower Manhattan. Serious people doubt that the books-and-records charges should ever have been brought, much less blown up … Continue reading

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Are Liberalism and Progressivism Compatible?

Robert Frost , the American poet, once observed that “A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel”. Which brings up an interesting question. Can American liberals differentiate their traditional brand of liberalism from … Continue reading

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Problem Solving 2024 Style

If the proverbial Martian were to land on planet earth and peruse the news he would quickly discover that the United States currently has several severe, possibly existential problems with which it has to deal.  According to the news, the … Continue reading

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Presidential Immunity? No Thanks.

Q: Where in the Constitution is any form of immunity specified.    A: Nowhere So how is it that the Supreme Court is embroiled in a case in which apparently serious people argue that former President Trump is immunized against … Continue reading

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