There has been a lot of chatter that President Elect Donald Trump may be considering Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left by the death of Antonin Scalia. I was a big supporter of Trump in the primary and was critical of Cruz and many of his supporters, and […]
The Electoral College should need no justification – the Founding Fathers were pretty smart when structuring our unique republic. They debated and tweaked the idea through 16 votes at […]
John McCain, in a radio interview in Philadelphia doubled down on the losing Republican strategy of blocking liberal Supreme Court nominees. He said “I promise you that we will be united against any Supreme Court nominee that Hillary Clinton, if she were president, would put up, […]
October 23 marks Clarence Thomas’s 25th anniversary as a Supreme Court Justice. I spoke with his longtime friend Mark Paoletta about his legacy. Paoletta got to know Thomas while serving as Assistant White House Counsel to President George H. […]
The Obama administration has one standard for favored protesters vs. a harsher standard for protesters with whom it disagrees.
According to the U.S. Constitution, Americans are guaranteed equal treatment under the law. According to the Obama […]
A Black police officer shots an armed black gunman in Charlotte. Once again it leads to riots and protests that decimated the downtown Charlotte area. The Black police Chief and Mayor are told they must resign because they were responsible. The protesters, who could be aptly described as rioters went on to burn and damage […]
Darrel Castle, a U.S. Marine Vietnam veteran, earned a Juris Doctorate from Memphis State University in 1979. Castle opened his own law firm in Memphis in 1984, and has concentrated his practice in the areas of bankruptcy […]
by Peter B. Gemma
There is no free market of ideas, candidates, or political parties on Election Day.
September 22nd, 2016 | Tags: Peter B. Gemma | Category: Elections, Campaigns, Free Speech, Political History, Political Theory, Philosophy, Politics |