Category Archives: News & Notes
As the 2018-19 Supreme Court Session winds down, three rulings have recently been released that have the attention of talking heads everywhere.
Joining Dave to chat about then is Pat the Lawyer from Constitution Thursday – The Saturday Podcast. First up, the Bladensburg Cross has passions running high, but the Court reached a 7-2 decision that this specific cross is NOT unconstitutional.
Next up, the Gundy case has Progressives apoplectic over Justice Alito’s concurrence to uphold the law which allows Congress to delegate to the Attorney General the control of rules constraining sexual offenders. In an unusual 5-3 ruling, Justice Alito made it clear that he would be happy to overturn the non-delegation doctrine, just not today…
Last up is the much ballyhooed Gamble case, in which the Court upheld the Dual Sovereignty Doctrine. This isn’t just bad news for Mr. Gamble, but is a clear loss for the Administration and specifically President Trump. A bigger question, though, is why did the Prosecutors in Alabama feel the need to hammer Mr. Gamble?
Over the weekend, a Russian destroyer made a run at the USS Chancellorsville, nearly causing a collision between the two ships. This has much of the world in a tizzy, but the reality is that once upon a time this was a fairly common occurrence. If not common, at least not something about which governments and news agencies got their knickers in a wad over.
But the whole thing, along with the return of the Peace Protestors to the gates of Bangor, has Dave reminisces about his own time during the Cold War aboard USS Michigan SSBN-727(G). It was an amazing experience in a beautiful place…
The 2016 Memorial Day Show…
On this Memorial Day Show, you will hear the inspiring words of John Kennedy and Ronald Reagan; listen as the Guard is changed at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C.
The Navy Academy Glee Club, Bobby Horton, John Wayne, The Air Force Cadet Chorale and the US Army Choir and Band will move you with music as a reminder of the sacrifice and the legacy of those who have fallen for this nation.