It’s one, two, three strikes you’re out for decency in America

Originally posted on THE SHINBONE STAR:
— David J. Phillip/Associated Press Readers of these pages might have noted that a number of our writers have a Texas connection, which is why even from my New Jersey living room I tuned in last night to the ballgame between the Chicago Cubs and my beloved Houston Astros.…

Trump’s Inviolate Gotcha Clause

Originally posted on THE SHINBONE STAR:
On this Memorial Day weekend, while Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and rattled President Donald Trump battle over the meaning of the U.S. Constitution, another lopsided contest over presidential power is quietly being waged in Congress. It is the second time this spring that Congress had engaged Trump…