Politics

Restraining Arizona, Unleashing the President

When the Obama administration decided that it had no interest in preventing the movement o...

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Trial and Terror

Trial and Terror

Republican members of Congress and what masquerades as a “conservative” media ...

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Is America Serious?

Is America Serious?

Are we at war—or not? For if we are at war, why is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed headed f...

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Hate Is Not a Crime

Hate Is Not a Crime

When openly gay college student Matthew Shepard was targeted, tortured and murdered in 199...

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The Devil’s Advocate

The Devil’s Advocate

Authors of serious books seldom have cause to celebrate, but Larry Stratton and I have two...

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Original Sinner

Original Sinner

[Editor’s note: see also rounds 1-4 of Takimag’s increasingly acrimonious deba...

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They Really Meant It

They Really Meant It

[Editor’s note: see also rounds 1-3 of our debate on originalism, interpretation, an...

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Best of Intentions

Best of Intentions

I’m sorry, but Kevin Gutzman is still totally wrong about the Constitution. His resp...

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The Genuine Article

The Genuine Article

Austin Bramwell says that I argue, "€œthe Constitution grants the Federal government [si...

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Original Sins

Original Sins

I"€™m sorry, but Kevin Gutzman is totally wrong about the Constitution. In his books and...

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Phony Originalism

Phony Originalism

Since the days of Ronald Reagan and Edmund Meese, the Republican Party's position has been...

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Demand Justice for WASPs!

Demand Justice for WASPs!

When Republicans were warned not to give Sonia Sotomayor the drubbing Democrats gave Rober...

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Ricci: Episode II”€”The Phantom Menace

Ricci: Episode II”€”The Phantom Menace

Every so often, an action hit comes out of nowhere"€”Mad Max, Terminator, Ricci v. DeSte...

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How To Handle Sonia

How To Handle Sonia

Republicans have been given fair warning. Should GOP senators treat Sonia Sotomayor as c...