Guns, Race and That Flag – They’ve Always Been Bound Together in America

The spate of recent shootings has made clear the connection of guns and race in America. Statistics of inner-city gun violence show the connection pretty much every day. In this context, the National Rifle Association actually believes in gun control. “Nothing,” says the NRA, should Read More …

Misunderstanding the Constitution in the 2016 Republican Presidential Primary

“Time to rein in the United States Supreme Court,” pronounced Ted Cruz, junior senator from Texas, self-professed disciple of Originalism and aspiring presidential candidate. Cruz held hearings to stop the high court’s “lawlessness” and “judicial tyranny,” which he titled “With Prejudice: Supreme Court Activism and Read More …