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However it's parsed over guns, home rule is local rule, not lobbyists' rule: Thomas Suddes
Historically, Strickland was cozy with the gun lobby ... overrode home rule. On home rule over firearms, Sittenfeld is correct. He's saying something that needs to be said. And he wants to do something that needs doing. Thomas Suddes, a member of the ... read more
Then-state Rep. Ken Dunkin talks with supporters in 2016 after losing his seat during a primary election gathering in North Kenwood in Chicago. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune) read more
Neil Gorsuch Joins Liberals in 5-4 SCOTUS Opinion Striking Down Portion of Federal Immigration Law
This provision defines "a crime of violence" to include any offense that "is a felony and that, by its nature, involves a substantial risk ... which applies to everyone from armed home intruders to door-to-door salesmen peddling shady products. read more
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Krugman, et al: "The President Is Missing"
VonDerrit Myers—alive and well Evidence continues to mount that the St. Louis Police Department is covering up what truly happened when they shot and killed VonDerrit Myers in October 2014. His ... read more
Why atheists win arguments with Christians about God
It is not transferrable. It is what it is. To attempt to make more of it by universalizing it is to degrade it. To argue for its preeminence is to render it fodder for the arguments of rational ... is how wars are begun. As Christians we must hold God ... read more
The world is subtle… and that's why it's beautiful
Any time I post my political thoughts on this blog, inevitably someone in the comments or on Twitter will accuse me of being a far-left nut. I typically ignore people like that, because it’s clear to me that they are not capable of understanding what I ... read more
Why does Clarence Thomas get a pass for unethical behavior?
The media went crazy for weeks over naughty pictures Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) sent via Twitter and now he has resigned. Why hasn't the bigger scandal of Justice Clarence Thomas' unethical and illegal behavior had as much or more attention given the power ... read more
Special Coverage for the RNC - Tuesday, September 2
But that rule ... however, is how well she performs, not just here, but in the days to come and especially in that debate. How credible and authentic she seems to be, how prepared she seems to be for that job. We can slice and dice and parse. read more
The resignations of Weiner and Thomas
21-year-old Zack Kopplin is free of Bobby Jindal's hypocrisy Mother Jones has a fun piece on 21-year-old Zack Kopplin. He's a senior at Rice University. Mr. Kopplin is also one of the more visible ... read more
Tales From the Heartland
As the Times also mentions, Heartland did declare one two-page document to be a forgery, although its tone and content closely matched that of other documents that the group did not dispute. The supposed fake would be the one titled “Confidential Memo ... read more