SCOTUS 101: The Fastest 2 Minutes in Washington
This week, Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates discuss the Supreme Court's new 2 minute rule and recap the week's oral arguments. Elizabeth also chats with David Feder and Janie Nitze, former law clerks to Justice Neil Gorsuch and collaborators on his book, "A Republic, If You Can Keep It."
The Truth About Columbus
"Is this the last time we can celebrate Columbus Day? A wave of cities have decided to remove the holiday from the calendar and replace it with 'Indigenous Peoples' Day," writes Jarrett Stepman in The Daily Signal. "Christopher Columbus, the Italian explorer credited with discovering America, and his legacy are under attack figuratively and, increasingly, literally."
Adding Up Progressive Promises
A handful of proposals by progressive politicians, such as Medicare for All, Universal Basic Income, a Green New Deal, and free college tuition, would cost tens of trillions of dollars to implement. Even confiscating all of the income of every business in America and of every household earning over $200,000 annually would not come close to paying for it. Middle class taxes would have to be radically increased.
Edwin Meese Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
President Trump has awarded Edwin Meese III the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his distinguished leadership and legal guidance while serving as attorney general under President Ronald Reagan. This prestigious award is the nation’s highest civilian honor.
U.S. Goal in Syria 'Is to Keep the Problems of Syria in Syria'
Heritage expert James Carafano appeared on Fox Business to talk about the Trump administration's announcement it will allow Turkey to secure its border with Syria, and the U.S. interests in Syria. "I have to be honest, if you step back and take a look at what the Turks say they are going to do, I don't think it threatens any of those interests," said Carafano.
SCOTUS 101: The Prodigal Co-Host Returns
In the first episode of Season 4, Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates preview oral arguments coming up next week and discuss a trio of cases involving state abortion regulations that the justices may take up soon. Elizabeth also chats with Sarah Harrington, an alum of the Solicitor General's office about her custom morning suit and pre-argument pump up song.
The U.S. should try to narrow the differences between Turkey and Syrian Kurds by brokering a durable understanding between them. https://herit.ag/33kWzc9