As the sanctuary movement illustrates, federal authority in immigration cases is not welcome in many places. It is certainly not welcome here in Massachusetts.
You cannot force people to put something inside their bodies against their will. You can no more do that than force them to kill themselves.
No bureaucrat has yet taken responsibility for treatment that, in some ways, is worse than that Louise and David Turpin visited on their sons and daughters.
That’s what I mean by stupid. Comey cannot see his motives or his actions from any point of view other than his own.
All of the coercive, state-run efforts to reduce opioid use have one thing in common: they don’t work.
I wish they thought more of me. I do not like to be used as a tool in someone else’s dispute.
If you want to be proud of your children, encourage them to get ahead, and teach them how to do it. Do not break the law because they want to make everything easy for them.
“This man was a traitor to his country and he will never be pardoned during my administration.”
For opponents of governmental efforts to compel parents to immunize their children, benefit of doubt and ultimate authority lies with parents. It does not rest with public health authorities, medical practitioners, or any other public agency.
Meanwhile, Roger Goodell might force Robert Kraft out of business. Then everyone outside New England would be happy.
When a former FBI director boasts about this legacy of ‘protection’, you have to grant some credibility the president’s splenetic tweets about the bureau and the Department of Justice. They contain plenty of truthful kernels.
Do empty promises lead to the White House? Do lies work when you have power? Of course they do.