The Kavanaugh hearings are lawfare at work, using our social norms and systems against us. Most recognize that this is a circus, but can neither explain why nor see a way out.
The Court has become too powerful, so fights for control of it become fiercer. This will continue until something breaks, or we reform the Court.
We know it, but are unwilling to make the effort to take the reins and fix it. This will not end well for us.
Summary: Moving beyond the pieties, here is a look at the issues on both sides of the kneeling NFL players. Here we see the bolts are popping out of America's social machinery. Let's learn how to deal with these situations, since more of these lie in our future. The controversy over the NFL players kneeling … Continue reading Looking beyond the politics of the kneeling NFL players
Summary: The reactions to the Court's ruling on Obamacare and same sex marriage divide on predictable partisan grounds, as Americans seek what they want. We care little about Constitutional procedure and less about the work of making the machinery work as the Founders intended. It's the thinking typical of political regimes' last days, when belief … Continue reading The Left will rue the day they cheered an activist Court