The Durham Report shows why we don’t want the FBI involved in politics | Bruce Ledewitz
Overreach by the government should not be ignored, even if the victim is Donald Trump.
The Pgh synagogue shooting case should’ve been heard in Pa. court | Bruce Ledewitz
Federal jurisdiction over this case introduces enormous complications, both practical and legal.
With Pa’s highest court depleted, Shapiro, GOP Senate leaders let voters down | Bruce Ledewitz
The Pennsylvania Constitution is very clear as to what should happen when there is a vacancy on the state Supreme Court.
What bad decisions by Ron DeSantis and Gavin Newsom have in common | Bruce Ledewitz
We're citizens -- not subjects. The two governors ignored that fact in their unconstitutional haste to punish two corporations.
The Panama Canal Treaties were Carter’s biggest foreign policy win | Bruce Ledewitz
They were not only Carter’s greatest achievement, they were a great achievement of a very different America.
What both sides of the abortion fight can learn from Antonin Scalia | Bruce Ledewitz
Both sides are committing a political error by trying to nationalize the issue again, this time in Congress
By any measure, liberal democracy is superior. Here’s why | Bruce Ledewitz
The lead article in the latest edition of Harper’s Magazine is a four-way discussion of the topic, “Is Liberalism Worth Saving?” The forum presents a broad array of American elite opinion: Patrick Deneen, a post-liberal right-wing critic; Francis Fukuyama, a mainstream left-liberal who once called our system the end of history; Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, a […]
If I were a betting man: Some predictions for the year we have left | Bruce Ledewitz
Predictions are difficult, especially, as Yogi Berra might have said, about the future.
On Pope Benedict, science, faith, and his legacy | Bruce Ledewitz
The most conservative of popes showed a surprising openness to dialogue.
Do all dogs go to Heaven? How our secular culture views death | Bruce Ledewitz
Americans seem to want the promises and benefits of religion without the rigors of belief and faith.
The one good thing about the independent state legislature theory | Bruce Ledewitz
The doctrine, for all its faults, would protect the public from judicial partisanship.
Why the courts should stop Philly DA Larry Krasner’s impeachment trial | Bruce Ledewitz
The effort to remove Krasner is a recall masquerading as an impeachment. And Pa., unlike other states, doesn't have recall.