Nov 12

When demographics killed one political party

Posted 1 year, 5 months ago.


Don Applestein goes back to 1800, figuratively, when a demographic problem killed off the party of Alexander Hamilton and George Washington.

Sep 28

Poll: How citizens feel about Constitutional changes and privacy

Posted 1 year, 6 months ago.


Is the Constitution an enduring document or irrelevant in today’s world? The latest AP-National Constitution Center poll shows concerns some Americans have about constitutional issues.

Jun 15

Did the Magna Carta start the American Revolution?

Posted 1 year, 10 months ago.


Did the American Revolution of 1776 really start on June 15, 1215 when the Magna Carta was signed in England?

Apr 17

The Supreme Court on sex discrimination: Searching to justify a different result

Posted 2 years, 0 months ago.


On April 17, 1905, the Supreme Court decided Lochner vs. New York, which involved New York’s regulation of the number of hours a bakery employee could work. As framed by the court, the issue was what test was to be used in assessing legislation which restricted an individual’s right to enter into contract.

Mar 30

Remember the ladies

Posted 2 years, 0 months ago.


As we remember Abigail Adams’ prescient observations and conclude the celebration of Women’s History Month, we can also “remember the ladies” who contributed to the revolutionary cause. Here’s a look at some of them.