I live in the Triangle Region of North Carolina, just down the road from the State Capital and all the government buildings in Raleigh. I’m deeming the North Carolina Supreme Court’s ruling, released on Friday as the biggest political story of the week just ended. While shockingly significant its not so much just this lone ruling but what it illustrates.
Monthly Archives: April 2023
An Issue For 2024
The Democrats have been late to the table when it comes to the importance of federal judges, especially Supreme Court justices. The 2022 election was the first where people who cited the Court as their primary voting motivation broke Democratic.
Nerdy Observations And Their Results
The American Constitution is an amazing yet imperfect document. The men – and perhaps the exclusion of women was one of the problems – who drew it up were brilliant and had anything but an easy task before them. We reluctantly still teach that among other things it contained what was at that time deemed several best possible compromises. In my nerdy way I’d like to explore a few of those provisions today and the results of them over two centuries later.
So Long Tucker
Caution: In the second paragraph an inference is made to a word that violates the PG standards.
It may not be nice to gloat about other people’s misfortunes but I’m doing so as I write this (very early Monday afternoon). Extremely late this morning I received news that Tucker Carlson and Fox News were no more. I’ll expand on my choice of words below. A weird thought: If those tales I was told as a child of Purgatory are in fact true, I guess I’ll do a little bit more time in that sin bin (hey, a rare hockey reference) for this article.
Progressive Sweeping XXXI
Other than in my head there are two places I keep notes for this column. I noticed one of them had a lot of material. Let’s see if I can cover it all today.