Category Archives: Politics

Words of Wisdom from Astronaut / Shuttle Commander Eileen Collins

Eileen Collins’ witness statement from the hearing on “The Space Leadership Preservation Act and the Need for Stability at NASA” in February of this year was short, to the point, and dead on. To whit: “I believe program cancellation decisions … Continue reading

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Free Enterprise Works – So Let It

Seeing a flurry of social media posts about the minimum wage got me to thinking that it really is a terrible idea to have a federally-mandated minimum wage at all. Companies should pay wages that are tied to an employee’s … Continue reading

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Blame it on Trump and Clinton: I’ve Become Meme-er

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To Mr. Trump from a fan and a Republican: Stop. Please!

While addressed primarily to Donald Trump, I also have two additional pleas for sanity, one to the other candidates in the Republican primaries, and one to that segment of the voting public who continue to support Mr. Trump.  (N.b.:  If … Continue reading

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Antonin Scalia’s Dissent on Obergefell v. Hodges

All three dissenting opinions on Obergefell v. Hodges are thoughtful and well-constructed.  Justice Scalia, however, has a knack for getting to the very heart of the matter.  Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Thomas wrote excellent and, I believe, spot-on dissenting … Continue reading

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  After watching Jacquie Baly​ and Mustafa Tameez spar on the topic this morning (curiously without Chris Tritico​’s usual refereeing; didja oversleep, Chris?), I decided to go look at Pope Francis’ recent encyclical, “On Care for our Common Home”. There’s an … Continue reading

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