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 […]


Hitchens v. Mamet

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.” […]

“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 […]