A Blow to the Drug War?

The 9th Circuit’s ruling held that the federal marijuana laws did not apply to medicinal use of marijuana in two specific cases. As you should know, the Constitution prohibits Congress from making laws on matters that lie outside its enumerated powers, which are very limited. One of those powers, though, known as the commerce clause,…

Goldberg Assails Moore

Jonah Goldberg’s piece on Moore is required reading. If you must have a review from a liberal who has seen the movie, read Christopher Hitchens’s piece from Slate. (link below)

Father’s Day

You sent me out.I resisted.You made me go.I went.Brian showed upwith LeAnne.I broke his toe,played Golden Tee.(I lost)You trusted me.I missed you.I saw a room.You weren’t there.I drankwithout you,alonewith friends.You sent me out.I went.I paid and left.I walked.You made me go.I’m home now.Father’s day:It’s when a manunderstandsthat the womanmakes the man.You made me.I resisted.I was…

Attacking Atkins

Letigimate organization do a couple of things with their web sites: 1. They list, by name and credential, the individuals who comprise their governing boards 2. They identify researchers by name and credential 3. They provide a means for readers to communicate with them, such as e-mail addresses or feedback forms The Partnership for Essential…

Reagan’s Farewell

St. Louis — When someone says “the President,” I still think the reference is to Ronald Reagan. As JFK did for Bill Clinton and his generation, and as FDR did for my mom and dad, Ronald Reagan defined the presidency for me. He was my president. He is my hero. Having just moved to St.…

The Veep Has Spine

It is such a relief to hear a Republican stand by something he’s said or done. Last Tuesday, Vice President Dick Cheney, as President of the Senate, told Vermont Democrat Patrick Leahy,

Attacking Atkins

  Letigimate organization do a couple of things with their web sites: They list, by name and credential, the individuals who comprise their governing boards They identify researchers by name and credential They provide a means for readers to communicate with them, such as e-mail addresses or feedback forms The Partnership for Essential Nutrition provides…

Hitchens Reviews 9/11

  And comes away disappointed.  In his review of Fahrenheit 9/11, Christopher Hitchens explains his longtime craving for liberal version of Firing Line (William F. Buckley’s long running discussion show on CBS and PBS), or even a liberal Rush Limbaugh.  He hoped it would be Michael Moore.  Then he saw the movie:      To describe…

Father’s Day

You sent me out.I resisted.You made me go.I went.Brian showed upwith LeAnne.I broke his toe,played Golden Tee.(I lost)You trusted me.I missed you.I saw a room.You weren’t there.I drankwithout you,alonewith friends.You sent me out.I went.I paid and left.I walked.You made me go.I’m home now.Father’s day:It’s when a manunderstandsthat the womanmakes the man.You made me.I resisted.I was…