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LA Times: The Bailouts Worked

Daily, I get chain emails from Republican friends ranging from the socialism and Marxism of the President and the Democratic Party.  Usually, these notes are accompanied with photos and suggestions to “forward this to all your friends.” I will be forwarding this LA Times story later today which suggested very simply that the federal bailout…

The Trial of John Yoo

I have just returned from a debate on presidential power at Chapman University Law School. In retrospect, the event should more properly have been called “The Trial of John Yoo.” And strikingly, it was Yoo who cast himself in the role of defendant. The debate was titled “Presidential Power and Success in Times of Crisis,”…

A Great American Hope: Time to Pardon Jack Johnson

O my Lord What a morning, O my Lord, What a feeling, When Jack Johnson Turned Jim Jeffries’ Snow-white face to the ceiling. Adaptation of the spiritual “My Lord, What a Morning” by William Waring Cuney, 1910. While I’m skeptical about their motives, I applaud the efforts of Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Peter…