‘We need to encourage grit that is directed, honestly and publicly, to positive societal ends; and to unmask grit that has been mobilized in damaging directions, whether en route to a pointless war or to unfairly rewarded manipulators of facts, figures, and fuel fees.’
Twice in America’s history, statesman have considered the constitutionality of proposed international courts. Those significant but forgotten episodes - such as the International Prize Court debate - can inform an evaluation of the International Criminal Court. My new article examines them.
The premise of FCC v. Pacifica, which upheld a ban on certain vulgarities on radio and television, was that their offensiveness did not stem from the ideas they express. But people are trying to suppress the word “Redskins” precisely because they view it as expressing racist ideas.
JPMorgan Chase has dispensed nearly a quarter of the $4 billion in aid to struggling homeowners that the Justice Department order in the bank’s $13 billion settlement over the sale of faulty mortgage securities.
In 2007, Post congressional correspondent Paul Kane retraced the steps taken by former sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport before he was arrested as part of a sex-sting in a men's restroom. On Sept. 30, a federal judged ordered Craig to pay the U.S. Treasury $242k for illegally using campaign funds to finance for his legal defense.