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defiant September 3, 2021 The Legislature fashioned this scheme because federal constitutional challenges to state laws ordinarily are brought against state officers who are in charge of enforcing the law. By prohibiting state officers from enforcing the Act directly and relying instead on citizen bounty hunters, the Legislature sought to make it more complicated for federal courts to enjoin the Act on a statewide basis. Continue reading »

credit not blame August 30, 2021
that long ago June 27, 2021
graveyard of empires April 18, 2021
evangelicals April 7, 2021
ezra klein March 4, 2021

the house of the rising sun February 13, 2021
biden dreams August 16, 2020
Forgiveness (essay-31) February 29, 2020
Shame (essay-24) February 18, 2019
Ramblings (essay-23) January 29, 2019
Madness (essay-15) April 1, 2017
End of Empire (essay-13B) January 12, 2017
Stereotypes (essay-10) August 28, 2016
Hypocrisy (essay-5) April 20, 2016
Dual Citizenship (essay-1) November 27, 2014