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Analysis: Has John Roberts been watching ‘Hamilton’?

Analysis: Has John Roberts been watching ‘Hamilton’?The Supreme Court said President Donald Trump isn’t above the law in a decision released Thursday. Read the whole story here. ….. Read More.CNN – Politics | Politics & GovernmentThu, July 9, 20204 hours ago


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Two Protesters have been Sentenced from Protest Last Fall

Two Protesters have been Sentenced from Protest Last FallTwo people charged following a protest at a turkey farm in southern Alberta last September, received conditional discharges in court this week. ….. Read More.FARMS.com – General | Farming & AgricultureThu, July 9, 202015 hours ago


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FIRE Letter About the UCLA Letter from Birmingham Jail Controversy

FIRE Letter About the UCLA Letter from Birmingham Jail ControversyFrom the FIRE letter: We are concerned that UCLA may have departed from its commitment to academic freedom and its obligations under the First Amendment by investigating university lecturer Lt. Col. W. Ajax Peris for vocalizing a racial slur in reading aloud from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” … Peris’ reading of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” is unequivocally protected by fundamental principles of academic freedom and the First Amendment. If UCLA does not intend to initiate a formal investigation, it should publicly clarify as much in order to mitigate the possibility of a chilling effect. If it has mounted such an investigation, it must abandon it…. Courts have long recognized that the First Amendment’s protection of freedom of speech is closely intertwined with academic freedom. Universities “occupy a special niche in our…


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How Do You Expect Me to Write My Book With All This Going On?

How Do You Expect Me to Write My Book With All This Going On?GARYWORDS at GaryTalk.com – Hey, you guys! You House Managers, Trump Attorney’s, Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts, and you guys and gals in the United States Senate, I’m trying to write my first novel, here. Stop taking up all my time and sapping away my energy with this Senate Impeachment Trial you’ve been spending hours and […] ….. Read More.GARYTALK – Conversations & Commentary | This, That and The OtherFri, January 31, 20205 months ago


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The Temptation of Kayleigh McEnany

The Temptation of Kayleigh McEnanyKayleigh McEnany marched past a graffiti-covered wall and black metal security barriers, her signature cross necklace dangling above her double-breasted navy blazer. She watched as President Donald Trump held a Bible aloft in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church. When he turned to her and pointed, she scooted into the frame, taking her place by his side with her phone clutched behind her back. Stately white corbels framed the plywood-covered windows and door of the building, where a fire had been set in the nursery the night before. McEnany, Trump, and a handful of other administration officials stood silently, sentries ready to defend the church from the next attack. Cameras clicked away.Later that week, McEnany compared the moment to Winston Churchill inspecting bomb-damaged London during World War II. “For this president, it was powerful and important to send a message that the rioters, the looters, the…


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Judge denies Texas Republican Party’s request to force Houston to host party’s...

Judge denies Texas Republican Party’s request to force Houston to host party’s…A county court judge denied a request by the Texas Republican Party to hold its convention in Houston afte Democratic Mayor Sylvester Turner canceled a contract to hold it in the city, the party said. ….. Read More.CNN – Top Stories | U.S. and World NewsThu, July 9, 20204 hours ago


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