Bail not meant to enable holding political prisoners

Bail not meant to enable holding political prisoners

The US Constitution’s Eighth Amendment forbids “excessive bail” in criminal prosecutions. That prohibition seems somewhat vague. I g...

October 15th, 2017 |  


A Nobel prize for sanity?

A Nobel prize for sanity?

The Nobel Peace Prize for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a wonderful tribute to the many millions of people around th...

October 11th, 2017 |  


The violence comes home again

The violence comes home again

In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, as in the wake of all the high-profile mass shootings that preceded it, the big question looms: Why?John Whiteh...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Satan rises in Las Vegas but angels fly high

Doubters of Satan were furnished all the proof they should need as a living Satan arose to the top of Mandalay Bay hotel last Sunday night and unleash...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Urgent: Reinstate ban on assault weapons to prevent mass killings

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the nearly 600 victims and their families of the largest mass shooting in US history last Sunday night in Las Vegas...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Oh say can you … what?

“O say, can you see, by the dawn’s early light,What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming?Whose broad stripes and bri...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Professional football, the National Anthem and a united America

Professional football fans were treated to some relief last Thursday evening as the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears stood arm in arm for the s...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Should social media practice censorship?

Should social media practice censorship?

In a September 21 post, Mark Zuckerberg shared nine steps the site he started is taking “to protect election integrity and make sure that Facebo...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Medical care and preexisting conditions

Ask your Congressman to not penalize Americans who have preexisting medical conditions. The idea floating around now in Congress that insurance compan...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


W3C turns the clock back on an open Web

W3C turns the clock back on an open Web

On September 18, Ars Technica reports, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) published a new specification recommendation, Encrypted Media Extensions. T...

September 20th, 2017 |