Tuesday Open Thread

A lawyer's Christmas card…

Disre(Charlie)gard

“Great” Britain joined Moloch today as it enforced the order to kill, excuse me, let die, Charlie Gard.

And forever shame on Pope Francis… shame shame shame.

Saturday Open Thread 

For 2 weeks in late July I will be teaching a course in American constitutional law at a university in Beijing, China. I got final visa approval yesterday. 

Tower of Babble

Grenfell Tower, London, UK

Conservative MP Daniel Hannan has some bracing and true words about the recent tragedy — the Grenfell Tower fire this past week. As in the UK so in the States when it comes to exploitation and manipulation of the victims, public, and their emotions. From CapX:

Do you remember the […]

Perilous Pain Pill Public Policies

Who’d a thunk that well meaning policymakers could screw things up for others? I don’t pretend to know what the solution to the opioid addiction epidemic is — and it is a big problem… but people never seem to remember that any move to resolve an issue always creates other problems. Anyway… this is […]

Campus Injustice

You’ve probably heard about how, over the last few years, the feminist Left has started setting up kangaroo courts on college campuses to try and punish students accused of rape, sexual harassment, etc. with minimal or no involvement from the police or other outside authorities. The government has allowed this, on the condition that […]

Tuesday Open Thread 

Fly United

First World Problems Winner Of The Week

Normally, liberal Tweets are so ridiculously wonderful as unfiltered opinions that I just let them speak for themselves, but I just had to highlight this one. So Chaz Bono, Cher’s transgender “son”, has complained on Twitter that “his” housekeeper’s housekeeper (not just a housekeeper, but a housekeeper’s assistant!) has been rounded up by immigration […]

Freedom of the Seas

On this date 100 years ago Germany revoked its pledges to keep submarine warfare to belligerents and began its policy of unrestricted submarine warfare. This (and the Zimmerman Telegram a bit later) were the major triggers for Wilson to get Congress to declare war on Germany in April of 1917.

Freedom of the seas […]

... and Justice for All?

[Please note this post, while linking to John Ziegler’s latest column in LawNewz.com and his “The World According to Zig” podcast, does not have anything to do with Jerry Sandusky. The parallels are astounding, but not Penn State-related at all.]

If only more (alleged) reporters had a modicum of John Ziegler’s and Ralph Cipriano’s […]