Suffer the Little Children

In another sign of the creeping Orszagization of America, today is the first day of school for kids in Lynden and I think the rest of Whatcom County as well. How awful is that — to be dragged back into school before Labor Day. Put me down on record as thinking this is cruel and [Read More...]

Damn John [Roberts]!

Palpable conservative anger at John Roberts over the Obamacare ruling reminded me of something out of US History 101. John Jay, our first Supreme Court Chief Justice, turns out not to have been a terribly well liked guy either. While serving on the court, Jay negotiated a treaty with Britain that… proved unpopular. It inspired [Read More...]

Politics Survives–Also, Irony

Well how about that? John Roberts, the justice that George W. Bush appointed and elevated to Supreme Court Chief Justice, effectively just saved Obamacare. (For now!) And Anthony Kennedy, the judge that most people were worried would go soft on this one, was the justice who ended up reading for the dissent. He formed part [Read More...]


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