Today’s Supreme Court: ‘Not a normal court,’ but not unprecedented either | Bruce Ledewitz
This last term should also remind us that, like the Warren Court, today’s justices are not ideological clones.
Pardon me? Why Biden should pull a Gerald Ford when it comes to Trump | Bruce Ledewitz
And for the same reason -- for the good of the country and the health of our democracy.
Six lessons from the debt deal. What did we learn? | Bruce Ledewitz
A real debt deal that puts America on a sane fiscal path does not appear likely no matter who is in charge in Washington.
The Durham Report shows why we don’t want the FBI involved in politics | Bruce Ledewitz
Overreach by the government should not be ignored, even if the victim is Donald Trump.
The Pgh synagogue shooting case should’ve been heard in Pa. court | Bruce Ledewitz
Federal jurisdiction over this case introduces enormous complications, both practical and legal.
With Pa’s highest court depleted, Shapiro, GOP Senate leaders let voters down | Bruce Ledewitz
The Pennsylvania Constitution is very clear as to what should happen when there is a vacancy on the state Supreme Court.
What bad decisions by Ron DeSantis and Gavin Newsom have in common | Bruce Ledewitz
We're citizens -- not subjects. The two governors ignored that fact in their unconstitutional haste to punish two corporations.
The Panama Canal Treaties were Carter’s biggest foreign policy win | Bruce Ledewitz
They were not only Carter’s greatest achievement, they were a great achievement of a very different America.
What both sides of the abortion fight can learn from Antonin Scalia | Bruce Ledewitz
Both sides are committing a political error by trying to nationalize the issue again, this time in Congress
By any measure, liberal democracy is superior. Here’s why | Bruce Ledewitz
The lead article in the latest edition of Harper’s Magazine is a four-way discussion of the topic, “Is Liberalism Worth Saving?” The forum presents a broad array of American elite opinion: Patrick Deneen, a post-liberal right-wing critic; Francis Fukuyama, a mainstream left-liberal who once called our system the end of history; Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, a […]
If I were a betting man: Some predictions for the year we have left | Bruce Ledewitz
Predictions are difficult, especially, as Yogi Berra might have said, about the future.
On Pope Benedict, science, faith, and his legacy | Bruce Ledewitz
The most conservative of popes showed a surprising openness to dialogue.