Biden avoids the GOP’s trap

Biden avoids the GOP’s trap

ShareIn real estate, a buyer who offers one third of the seller’s asking price is likely to get the door slammed in his face. President Joe Biden has not rejected Senate Republicans’ COVID-19 relief proposal with quite so dramatic a flourish, but he...
The insanity of defending the filibuster

The insanity of defending the filibuster

ShareIn the heat of the conservative backlash against Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal, North Carolina Senator Josiah Bailey had some thoughts on an anti-lynching bill. “The proposed lynching bill,” he asserted, “is the forerunner of a policy...
Will people of faith transform the left?

Will people of faith transform the left?

SharePolitics and religion have always in this country. Before the twentieth century, most Americans’ understanding of the establishment clause differed from later conceptions. Biblical instruction was commonplace in public schools, and in North Carolina the...

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