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Conservative Republicans and judicial activism

The intent was to write a somewhat lighthearted “back to school” column.  But alas, last week a chilly political wind blew across the otherwise parched landscape, and in so doing postponed any attempt at frivolity. Indeed, it seems that everywhere one looked over the past few days Republicans could be seen reversing long-held positions and causing observers on the left ...

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Return of representative government

The retirement of a Supreme Court justice and the Tea Party Tax Day protests have served to push the debate over the uniquely American form of representative democracy back into the center of the debating table.  Justice John Paul Stevens, as many expected he would do, announced his impending retirement from the nine-member United States Supreme Court.  Democrats dreaded this ...

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