President Obama Re-Frames the Issue of Guns

In his press conference on gun control today, President Obama turned the gun rights/gun control argument in a very different direction, “away from the Second Amendment and toward rights and themes at the core of other foundational documents, as he unveiled his package of gun proposals.” By invoking The Declaration of Independence, the First Amendment, and … Continue reading

John Roberts and the Reverse Judge Wilson Coda

very DEFINITE spoiler alert. DO NOT read further if you haven’t seen the movie/play, or else you’ll rob yourself of a truly wonderful, cathartic experience that will renew your faith in democracy. Otherwise, if you have seen it, else don’t give a damn, read on. You’ve been most sincerely warned. Continue reading