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Why Supreme Court Opinions need a Supermajority

  . “Law is reason, free from passion.” – Aristotle . And then there were eight. The passing of Justice Scalia in February 2016, left the Supreme Court in something of a dilemma. There are four left leaning Justices and four right leaning. Therefore, the chances of tie votes, an equal split in opinions, would … Continue reading

Second Amendment? What Second Amendment?

“When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation” — Alexander Hamilton, Federalist #16 I don’t understand all the fuss about the Second Amendment and the right to bear arms. A simple reading of the Amendment in its historical context and using eighteenth century semantics, reveals pretty clearly that … Continue reading