Supreme Court and Rules of the Game

Supreme Court and Rules of the Game

The United States Constitution’s Article 2, Sec. 2, cl. 2, provides that the president of the United States “shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the...
News From Around the South 9/21 to 9/28

News From Around the South 9/21 to 9/28

VIRGINIA: Last Capital of Confederacy Struggles With Legacy DANVILLE, Va. — The United Daughters of the Confederacy still meet across the hall from the bedroom where Jefferson Davis spent the last nights of the Civil War. On a marble-topped table, Davis composed his...
Supreme Court and Rules of the Game

Stay Calm and Slow to Anger

Most of us understand the concept of working toward a goal based on the system in place. For example, when I was in college, I’d review the syllabus for each class, see how the professor calculated final grades (did it include performance on homework and quizzes...
The New Reconstruction

The New Reconstruction

After George Floyd was killed, Donald Trump sensed an opportunity. Americans, anguished and angry over Floyd’s death, had erupted in protest—some set fires, broke the windows of department stores, and stormed a police precinct. Commentators reached for historical...