Feb 29

A look back at a fighter’s unforgivable blackness



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Arguably no athlete in American history has engendered the extremes in emotions that Jack Johnson–“The Galveston Giant”–created. He was either loved or reviled, and the choice was mainly determined by the shade of one’s skin.



Feb 28

Constitution Check: Is the constitutionality of the “war on terrorism” a settled issue?



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Ten years have passed since the U.S. government opened the military detention facility at the U.S. Naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, symbolizing an energetic effort to round up suspected terrorists. Perhaps a decade might have been long enough for the constitutional issues over war-on-terrorism policies to get settled. That hasn’t happened, though.



Feb 28

Constitutional Astrology: Presidential Pisceans



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As this year’s erratic winter temperatures give way to March and the warmth of spring, Pisces’s malleable nature is thriving.



Feb 27

President and CEO? Beware of the “Businessman in Chief”



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Back in the early 1970s, a professor at the Harvard Business School introduced a public sector case study for class discussion: the students were asked to analyze the paper flow in the office of then-senator Ted Kennedy.



Feb 24

The Constitution This Week: Affirmative action, gay marriage, and contraception



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News headlines, politicians, and hot-button issues come and go, but one 225-year-old document continues to emerge in our conversations about our nation’s most important questions and challenges: the Constitution. The Constitution is a big buzzword for Election 2012, and more than ever, citizens, pundits, and politicians are turning to the Constitution for answers–and sometimes ammunition,… [Continue Reading]