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Tag Archives: Jack L.B. Gohn

Jack L.B. Gohn: Budget battle over ‘czars’ is clearly a substantive fight

James Risen of The New York Times recently attempted to add an exhibit to the growing “Obama is a lot like Bush” meme by pointing out that President Obama had recently issued a signing statement on the budget bill, asserting ...

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Jack L.B. Gohn: Time to talk, Mr. Pistole

Software engineer John Tyner’s encounter with airport passenger screening agents at San Diego Airport, in which he warned screeners not to “touch my junk,” captured by Tyner’s cell phone, has gone viral. The ACLU has announced a national program of ...

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Commentary: In praise of foreign moods

Justice Thomas has said, while ignoring the views of other countries about some aspect of criminal punishment, that courts should not “impose foreign moods, fads, or fashions on Americans.” Justice Scalia quoted the phrase to resist decriminalization of homosexuality. How ...

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The Big Picture: The case of the missing monuments

Recently my travels took me through several Southern states on U.S. Route 1, which runs up the Eastern seaboard from Key West. As with most of the highways that had been locally named “trails” but changed to the standard US ...

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