Mike Wickline writes this morning in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that legislators have slowed the decision to award Athens, Greece-based Intralot–the only bidder–a seven-year major gambling contract.
Much could be said about the father of our country. An accomplished businessman, a courageous military leader, and eventually, the first president of the United States, George Washington was a leader through and through. He commanded the respect and loyalty of those he lead—from the soldiers under his leadership as commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolution, to an entire young nation ready to embrace its hard-won freedom. Washington even drew the admiration of his enemies.
Thirty-six years ago, abortion-on-demand was legalized by a judge, not for constitutional reasons, but for political ones. There’s really no point in going into much detail on the case since you’re aware of its consequences, but in light of Sonia Sotomayor’s recent confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, I find it appropriate to discuss judicial activism. This term has been around for decades, gaining prominence following the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision in 1973.