Tag Archives: federalism

Calming the discord

A “Kavanaugh Court” should overturn the Roe line of cases — but might not. Continue reading

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Sunday 11/27/16

Divine ascent; Appalachian Trump Voters; Better than Federalism; Self-Identified Christians Continue reading

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Too Big to Govern

Not too long ago, I encountered an item reminding me of a little-remarked feature of our national polity: the immense dilution of the meaningful individual voice in governance. At our nation’s founding, each Congressman represented few people – 50,000 or something. … Continue reading

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Monday, August 13, 2012

Phase-outs in the interregnum. Ray Ewry, Second Greatest Olympian Ever. New Agey hokum at the LCWR confab. Mike Lofgren’s Ack-Bassward GOP diagnosis. Legal conundrum. Infinitely Indigestible? A Poetic plea from one time has passed by.

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