It has become a fairly standard procedure to bash the academy. There’s a reason for that. The academy is a cesspool that doesn’t meet its stated mission, namely to produce people able to think critically and independently. That is the point. Most academics don’t want students who think critically and independently. Why? Because most academics can’t do this themselves. They want minions, not thinking students. …more
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National Review thinks the courts can save federalism. At least they are talking about saving federalism. The courts cannot be trusted to do anything. I discuss in this episode of The Brion McClanahan Show.
Does Donald Trump have emergency powers to build the wall? This is an important legal question, but one with a simple (but unpopular for many people) answer: No. If we are going to say the Constitution needs to be upheld, then we need to be consistent. I discuss my thoughts on Trump’s wall, the Republicans, and presidential “emergency powers” in this episode of The Brion …more