I don't know how I know these things
April 16, 2021
It’s your life. You don’t know how long it’s gonna last, but you know it doesn’t end well. You’ve gotta move forward … as soon as you can figure out what that means. —Mad Men, Season Two, Six Month Leave You might think I’m all doom and gloom. You might think I’ve given up. You’d be wrong, but partially right. America is doomed. If you want me to say, “America’s best days are ahead of us,” you’ll be disappointed.
How the Supreme Court Could Settle the Election So No One Wins
November 23, 2020
If you’re a Supreme Court justice, you what’s coming. You’re going to be asked to decide a case that will likely result in massive social upheaval. It’s possible a majority of the court will try to find a way to deliver justice without rising mass rioting by leftists. Note that this is not my preferred result. But it’s better than the nightmare scenario of a packed court and two new all-Democrat states.
Will Catholic Modernists Attack Amy Coney Barrett?
September 27, 2020
Everyone is expecting the Democrats to use their tired, old playbook against Amy Coney Barrett. You know the playbook I’m talking about: some old flame or old acquaintance will work up the “courage” to sit before the Senate Judiciary Committee and tell his story of something horrible the nominee did during Reagan’s first term. But Democrats could use a very different tactic this time with the help of the Catholic Church.
How I Would Vote on Gay Marriage Cases
June 26, 2013
I’m not a lawyer. And I’m not particularly smart. But that doesn’t stop me from writing my opinion. Rather, I’m a libertarian-ish conservative. I like a small central government that protects us from evil people in other countries and delivers mail. And prosecutes people who do great harm across state lines. The Supreme Court has two big gay marriage cases pending. At issue: Do the people of California have the right to define marriage in their state?
The Story of the Tenth Amendment
July 28, 2007
**Note: Please read the entire store by clicking on the title or the Continue Reading link below. ** Those of us whose conservative conversions occured in the late 1970s and early 1980s, I think, are particularly fascinated by the 10th Amendment to the Constitution. We also mourn over its senseless destruction by Congress, courts, and citizens. The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved for the States respectively, or to the people.