Did Pa. Supreme Court Justice David Wecht herald the death of God? | Bruce Ledewitz
By: Bruce Ledewitz - September 16, 2021
I have a book coming out in a few weeks that argues that America’s deep divisions are the fallout from the Death of God proclaimed by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in 1882. But, I am asked, how can God be dead when most Americans say that they believe in God and almost half of Americans […]
The steal in the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, explained | Bruce Ledewitz
By: Bruce Ledewitz - September 2, 2021
While popular, it's really not that much better than the current electoral college system
DOJ’s refusal to defend Mo Brooks was wrong; prosecuting Trump would be worse | Bruce Ledewitz
By: Bruce Ledewitz - August 20, 2021
Democrats need to govern in a way that guarantees they openly and fairly win elections. Anything else is a distraction
What a novel can teach us about religion in America | Bruce Ledewitz
By: Bruce Ledewitz - August 3, 2021
We don’t even realize that this loss of faith is the reason for our troubles. That is why we are not doing anything about it.
Mr. Justice Breyer, Thank you for your service. Now please retire | Bruce Ledewitz
By: Bruce Ledewitz - July 22, 2021
Breyer will not change the law by remaining on the court. But he might do so by resigning.
Yes, Allegheny Co. DA Zappala should resign or be impeached. No, he shouldn’t be the target of legal discipline | Bruce Ledewitz
By: Bruce Ledewitz - July 9, 2021
Even if you think Zappala should stay in office, you should still want that decision to rest with the political branches of government.
We are all Jews now. To fight anti-semitism, it’s time to don a Kippah | Bruce Ledewitz
By: Bruce Ledewitz - June 23, 2021
Anti-Semitism threatens us all. We are all Jews. And we must show solidarity - here's an easy way to do that.
We never needed a Jan. 6 Commission. We need a Nov. 3 Commission. This is why | Bruce Ledewitz
By: Bruce Ledewitz - June 9, 2021
We know what caused the insurrection. What we need to do is convince millions of Americans that the election was not stolen from Donald Trump.
Those constitutional amendments were aimed at the Pa. Supreme Court as much as they were at Wolf | Bruce Ledewitz
By: Bruce Ledewitz - May 26, 2021
The state Supreme Court, not the executive, is the branch of government that is out of control.
A closer look at Pa.’s fraught 2021 ballot questions | Bruce Ledewitz
By: Bruce Ledewitz - May 12, 2021
With any luck, Pennsylvanians concerned to restore balance in the separation-of-powers will vote to amend Art. III Section 9 by voting yes on Question 1, but vote against adding a baroque process to Art. IV by voting no on Question 2.
America won’t find God. But we might find something else | Bruce Ledewitz
By: Bruce Ledewitz - May 4, 2021
We can’t and won’t all find God. But we can reconnect with each other within a beneficent universe.
There’s a pro-abortion rights case to be made for keeping the Hyde Amendment | Bruce Ledewitz
By: Bruce Ledewitz - April 22, 2021
The elimination of the Hyde Amendment would energize and radicalize the anti-abortion movement.