Editorials

May 25, 2018 Editorial

On yesterday, the same day that the NFL announced that it would penalize players for taking a knee during the national anthem, a video surfaced showing Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown being mistreated by Milwaukee police officers.

April 19, 2018 Editorial

Recent revelations that Facebook allowed the data of 87 million of its American users to be highjacked and misused for partisan political purposes by online predators highlights the need for Congress to take swift action to address the need for digital privacy.

March 2, 2018 Editorial

As we prepare to take in the Academy Awards, which turn 90 on Sunday, a recent report from UCLA shows while we’ve made some progress with diversity in Hollywood, we have long way to go.

When the Oscar nominations came out in 2015, not a single actor nominated for any lead or supporting role was a person of color.

December 19, 2017 Editorial

Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life – Oscar Wilde 1889

December 19, 2017 Editorial

No person holding any office of trust shall, without the consent of Congress, accept any present Emolument of any kind whatsoever from any king, prince or foreign state.

The Emoluments Clause – Article 1 Section 9.8 of the Constitution – is clear and unambiguous.

December 19, 2017 Editorial

“A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.” – James Madison, Constitutional Convention (1787).

December 16, 2016 Editorial

Yesterday, House Judiciary Democrats convened a forum on “The Electoral College and the Future of American Democracy.” It has been nearly twenty years since the last hearing on this topic in 1997, and much has happened since then. 

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