Tag Archive: rule of law

Jul 16

THE ZIMMERMAN VERDICT

The first thought that struck me, even as I sat down to write this article, is the fact that my first impulse was to title this piece “The Trayvon Martin verdict.” It’s interesting how the media has so effectively communicated the idea that this trial was primarily about Trayvon Martin. It wasn’t. It was about …

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Jul 13

THE END OF EXCEPTIONALISM?

There are those who believe The United States of America never was an exceptional country, and they act in ways that are consistent with that un-exceptionalism, thus contributing to self-fulfilling prophecy, because those individuals happen to be in places of national and state leadership. Let me explain. When the Attorney General of our nation, or …

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