Recently Dispatch editor Keith Hansen has had multiple editorials that implicitly touch on the universally relevant concept of justice. But the Dispatch's definition of the nature of justice is far from clear and the subject deserves comment.
Whenever I write sympathetically about religion, I get bombarded by tweets and notes from readers who normally agree with me but cannot abide by the idea that religious belief should be seen as intellectually serious.
What stops the U.S. government from declaring war on a person it perceives as a security threat and summarily attacking and killing him? The fact that doing so would violate the target's right to life and fundamental due process, you might say.
The Pequot/Sibley Township controversy is ramping up. The Sibley cartel is increasing its propaganda, stating "we are the world, we are one!" Nothing could be further from the truth!
Since the merger (2002) the "cartel" has lived up to its name.
As congressional leaders depart the nation’s capital for a much-deserved five-week break, it is with a sense of relief and pride in accomplishment: A grand bargain budget that ends sequestration and makes rational spending cuts, a sane immigration reform package, and progress on a cost-cutting hea...
The National Security Agency (NSA) program based on section 215 of the USA Patriot Act, which collects phone numbers and related data, is often called a "surveillance program" or a program to "listen to phone calls."
It is neither.
"Many of the problems we face have no textbook solution, and so we - happily - invent new ones." - Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon.com.
If only most of our public school leaders felt the same way about textbooks and innovation.
Last year, voters in Colorado and Washington state approved initiatives legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. While the details are being worked out, those watching the developments are in not only the United States.
President Barack Obama recently welcomed a public debate about how to protect both national security and privacy rights in the context of the National Security Agency's domestic surveillance activities.