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Point: James Madison would love it

When the U.S. Constitution was ratified June 21, 1788, the two men most responsible for its success were Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, who, along with John Jay, wrote The Federalist Papers. Four years later, they had markedly different approaches to interpreting the document they ...

Counterpoint: What would founders think of the Dobbs decision? Not much

What would the Founders think of the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs? Say we do what Bill and Ted did in their “Excellent Adventure.” We jump into a phone-booth-shaped time machine and travel back to 1776 to find Thomas Jefferson and ask him about Dobbs. I see at least two ...

Growing up, becoming a man

I’ve made my own choices along the path of life — spiritual, mental, physical. I declared myself a non-believer in my parents’ religion at age 16. I’d just read the book Exodus, by Leon Uris, and couldn’t tolerate the church’s teaching that all non-believers, including all Jews, ...

SCOTUS to Congress, on environmental policy, do your job

The Supreme Court delivered a strong message to Congress regarding regulating the nation’s environmental policy: Do your job. In West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency, the court ruled 6-3 that the Clean Air Act does not give the EPA broad authority to regulate greenhouse gas ...

Creating our own electricity crisis

Across the country, electricity grid operators are finding themselves short of generating capacity when power demand spikes. The situation has become so tenuous that energy regulators are warning of rolling blackouts for entire regions of the United States. A leading culprit for this grid ...

Green groups putting politics ahead of protecting environment

What does supporting D.C. statehood or defending Roe v. Wade have to do with protecting the environment or fighting climate change? If you want the endorsement of so-called “environmental” groups like the Sierra Club, 350NH Action, or the League of Conservation Voters — everything. All ...