Justice Clarence Thomas Speaks — And Oh What A Speech!

I will not be characterized as a Europhile. I love the United States.

 

David Lat Above the Law 15 Nov 2013

…People who have read Justice Thomas’s extraordinary memoir, My Grandfather’s Son (affiliate link), are familiar with his journey from being a supporter of the Black Panthers to a rock-ribbed conservative. If […]

150th anniversary of Battle of Gettysburg provides a bigger story

Phil Gast CNN 6/30/2013

“For every Southern boy fourteen years old, not once but whenever he wants it, there is the instant when it’s still not yet two o’clock on that July afternoon in 1863.”

So starts a powerful passage by William Faulkner in “Intruder in the Dust.” The Mississippi novelist and poet poignantly painted […]