Hogan vs Waugh: Intra-party spitball contest

Despite Governor Hogan’s wide popularity, which we have written about more than enough times, his legislative achievements have been somewhat limited thus far, despite a nearly full term in office. This is in large part due to the fact that the tightly-controlled Maryland Democrats hold a veto-proof majority in both houses of the legislature, making it child’s play for the Democratic leadership to override any Hogan vetoes and effectively do whatever they want. Similarly, it is nearly impossible for any conservatively originated legislation to pass through the legislature and make its way to the governor’s desk. As a result, Governor … Continue reading Hogan vs Waugh: Intra-party spitball contest

Op/Ed – A Dangerous Conflation: Freedom of Speech is Not Freedom From Consequences

Samuel Clemens, Guest Writer Despite entire careers built on leveling this criticism at the left, the reactionary right seems to fundamentally misunderstand what Freedom of Speech is, and the rights that it confers. The First Amendment of the Constitution says: … Continue reading Op/Ed – A Dangerous Conflation: Freedom of Speech is Not Freedom From Consequences