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Opening Arguments

The first month

I almost got a few seconds of my 15 minutes of fame yesterday. The PBS News Hour called me late in the afternoon about a panel they were putting together for that evening -- editorial page editors from around the country ...

Credit where credit is due

This fascinating graph shows all the debt left to the country at the end of each president's term. Note only note how far ahead of everybody else FDR is (debt at 95 percent of the GDP) but how much easier it got for succ ...

Grammar still matters, some

Don't put that comma there where it's supposed to go, you racist! An “antiracist” poster in a college writing center insists American grammar is “racist” and an “unjust language structu ...

A pawn in their game

RIP, Norma McCorvey, AKA Jane Roe: Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff in Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion in the United States, reshaping the nation’s social and poli ...