ALL WE NEED IS ONE

All we need is one courageous member of congress or congressional candidate to stand up and say that the Supreme Court of the United States does not have the constitutional authority to invalidate or repeal an Act of Congress; affirm that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is still valid and in full effect; and challenge the…

THE MAN WHO WON’T BE PRESIDENT

Whether or not New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is found to be implicitly culpable, criminally liable or simply incompetent relative to the juvenile antics which resulted in massive congestion on the GWB, he is not going to become president in 2016  Christie, like Obama, cannot be trusted not to “evolve”; which is Obama’s code word…

VAPID AND VACUOUS

United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan once used the terms vapid and vacuous to describe the United States Senate confirmation hearings; and although this characterization also applied to her own confirmation, there she expressed a more tempered view. Nonetheless, the hearings are vacuous because congress is; and, unsurprisingly, congress has populated the court…

LOVE IS AN EMOTION; NOT A CATCHALL

Love is probably the most misapprehended and misused term in the English language. It is used in place of appeal, enjoyment, elation, infatuation, obsession, sexual desire; and, most often it is used to manipulate by its implied connotation.Love is not transient. One does not fall into or out of love. There are not different kinds…