Reactions to the Alito Opinion

I’ve been watching the discourse following Monday’s revelation that Samuel Alito authored a majority opinion that overrules Roe/Casey and declares that the nation’s abortion laws should not be established by the Supreme Court. This discourse has generated a few thoughts that I want to jot down below in a brief post. An Unelected, Anti-Democratic Institution… Continue reading Reactions to the Alito Opinion

Military Spending Should Be Cut

Joe Biden’s recent budget proposal includes increases to military spending. Many on the left criticized this part of the budget proposal and then Noah Smith criticized them and defended the decision. Smith’s argument for increased military spending is comically bad. First he argues that there isn’t a tradeoff between military spending and other kinds of… Continue reading Military Spending Should Be Cut