Bitter divisions about the proper role of government in the United States have always been with us. Within broad limits, our Constitution’s response to this reality has been to empower states to adopt policies tailored to their own constituents’ beliefs and values. 23 more words
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Advocates for forcing the transfer of public lands to Western states say they hope to take up the issue by calling for a convention of states.- 67 more words
Faithful readers know that this is a long time in coming, but we now see movement with the legal challenge that has the best shot of success in pushing the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program toward reform. 457 more words
It’s hard to remember a year we were so relieved to see end.
Nor the start of a year we were awaiting so nervously.
What we need, it seems, is a New Year’s Day that lasts indefinitely – a new beginning that just keeps beginning, instead of seeing what happens next. 14 more words