Apart from the typical ‘Voxplanations’ in the article, the philosophy and policies the Senate Democrats laid out don’t stand up to serious scrutiny, on multiple levels.
The evils of slavery are too great to be fixed with cash. Forgiveness cannot be bought, and no number of government commissions will make things right.
Some of the fallen certainly deserve to lose their jobs, or jail time. But for those, like James Gunn, whose offenses fall short of criminal behavior, we need another method of restoration.
Congress has more tools at its disposal to repeal Obamacare’s regulatory morass than commonly believed.
‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ asks: Is the answer to our racial woes an overwhelming protest of oppressed over the oppressor, or is it forgiveness and genuine reconciliation?
The Senate’s 52 Republicans have multiple options open to keep the Obamacare repeal process alive after September 30. The only question is whether they have the political will to do so.
We must move beyond gated communities of thought and ‘us vs. them’ dichotomies, and instead pursue peace and reconciliation.
After the House passed the American Health Care Act, the Senate has begun sorting through its options for health care legislation. Looming are procedural concerns unique to the Senate.
Instead of passing legislation that some may vote for, but few truly support, House leadership would be wiser to focus on enacting a bill that members can both vote for and support.
One of the year’s most celebrated novels asks us to see national politics as a consuming obsession that both masks and projects our deepest personal failings.
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