Iceland, the tiny country of only 320,000 people, is becoming the first nation in history to use the Internet to create a new constitution.
With New York’s legalization of same-sex marriage last Friday, much still depends upon what happens in the largest state — California. There the U.S. Constitution will be the decision maker.
Boasting about Philadelphia as the cradle of liberty is one thing; cradling liberty is another.
WATCHING OUR ALL-TOO PUBLIC MEDIA HELP IDENTIFY THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE ALCOHOL-INDUCED RIOTS IN VANCOUVER, YOU HAD TO WONDER, IS THIS “ANOTHER FORM OF MOBBING”? First, there was “Internet bullying.” Now, increasingly, we are facing “Internet mobbing.” After the riots that followed the Vancouver Canucks defeat in the Stanley Cup hockey finals, a plethora… [Continue Reading]
From protecting the troops to serving under eight (!) presidents, here are the reasons we chose Gates to receive the 2011 Liberty Medal.
IGNORING THE WAR POWERS ACT? PJP PARTICIPANT BRUCE ACKERMAN SAYS OBAMA, WHO CRITICIZED BUSH, IS SETTING A WORSE PRECEDENT FOR ARBITRARY EXECUTIVE POWER THAN HIS PREDECESSOR In an interesting Op-ed in the New York Times, Yale Law professor and PJP participant Bruce Ackerman argues that President Obama’s decision to join in the NATO air strikes… [Continue Reading]
While many will still look to political pundits to comprehend current events, we will be watching as the planets shift and the moons of Jupiter align to help you make sense of it all.
It has been the highest profile workplace discrimination case in history, and surely the biggest, and it played out against a background of law that included the Constitution.
The book is called “The Secret Wisdom” and, well, it’s provocative. Here are some of the claims made by its author, the enormously successful playwright and essayist, David Mamet… “America is a Christian country. Its Constitution is the distillation of the wisdom and experience of Christian men, in a tradition whose codification is the Bible.”… [Continue Reading]
“This is my dad’s church!” exclaimed the eight-year old daughter of an evangelical minister as she walked through the hallways of a public school in New York City… Responding to the Appeals Court decision referenced in the June 4 post by Jordan Lorence below, author Katherine Stewart’s Op-ed in last Sunday’s New York Times describes… [Continue Reading]