In defense of free speech

The founding precept of the First Amendment is the idea that I may disagree with what you say, but defend to death your right to say it. That being said, there are many who purport to be supporters of…

Who’s in charge-Lodestar?

A big bag of wind threatening disaster and death is barreling down on the east coast. President Donald Trump (who for the sake of argument isn’t the big bag of wind) is pointing at the federal governm…

Standing on the south lawn

Late last week, as the White House Press Corps settled into the latest version of “new normal” at the White House – that being no briefings, appearances by the president only in small pool sprays and …