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    When the Supreme Court in Citizens United held that all corporations -- profit, non-profit and ecclesiastical -- had the First Amendment right to use their corporate funds to voice and "broadcast" their political and economic ideas (as The New York Times or The Washington Post do on a daily …

      Do you want single-payer health insurance? Have you considered the unintended consequences? If not, consider the ghastly mess that Illinois finds itself in as the result of creating five employee pension systems.

        When a court says something is “legal," does that make it “moral?” For the sake of discussion, consider three quite disparate things: cruelty to animals, abortion and slavery.

        On May 28, Republicans and Democrats compromised - to continue the status quo!  The Congressional short-term funding bill, which avoids a government "shut-down," calls for $1.07 trillion in government spending. All those Americans who have wished for "compromise" and "more of the same," got …

        Hawaiian Federal District Court Judge Derrik Watson has entered a temporary order restraining President Trump from enforcing his revised executive order dealing with immigration from six Muslim countries.

        Neil Gorsuch has now been confirmed as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court over Sen. Chuck Schumer's bizarre objection that Judge Gorsuch was not a "mainstream" nominee.

        For three months we have been bombarded with incessant claims that Vladimir Putin "meddled" to elect President Trump. Why? What was Putin's motive? How would a Trump victory better further Russian interests?

        What happens when the American people reject election results? Defy a Supreme Court holding? President James Buchanan, our vilified 15th president, had strong views on those questions.

        On Jan. 27, President Trump issued an order “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.” The federal district court enjoined enforcement of portions of that executive order. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals refused to keep the district court's ruling.


        Need gift ideas to help with the ladies in your life? This list will surely help you make the grade.

        I recently had a conversation with a brilliant man -- a liberal friend -- I've known for almost 50 years. He opposes President Trump's "extreme vetting" immigration policy.

        Last Saturday, I discussed what  "Stop and Frisk" is, and that the U.S. Supreme Court approved its use as a police law enforcement street tool in Terry v. Ohio (1968). The primary intent was to allow the police to get guns off the street before they could be used in the commission of a crime…

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