In week a that has seen discussion of lost causes, the Chief Justice of the Alabama Surpreme Court appears poised to fight one last battle.
Wherein I take the view that as our understanding of language changes, so too does our application of the Constiution.
An important tenet of the internet is “don’t read the comments.” Well, I have violated that rule of late–which means more musings on the symbols of the CSA.
I have been reading, mostly in passing, a number of pieces about an alleged new climate on college campuses in which students are raising significant complaints due to difficult or emotionally sensitive material. The latest example did not impress me.
And some thoughts on how a small number of voters can influence major office-holder behavior.
Some observations about Stewart’s interview (and some digression from me–okay, a lot of digression by me).
Some thoughts on a column by Roger Noriega on the Obama administration and Latin America,
Thinking about comparative American struggles against tyranny.