Archive for May 6th, 2021

May 6th, 2021 - 11:56 pm § in Biden, China, Foreign Affairs

Would the U.S. defend Taiwan?

Excerpted from a Vox article published on May 5, 2021 (read entire article here): “No American president has had to choose whether to go to war to defend Taiwan against a Chinese military invasion. President Joe Biden might have the decision thrust upon him. … “Should Xi follow thr[...]

May 6th, 2021 - 4:49 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

Gutless Republicans

We admire courage in soldiers, police, firefighters, rescuers — in everyone. John F. Kennedy wrote a book called “Profiles in Courage” about “eight American patriots, mainly United States Senators, who at crucial moments in our nation’s history, … disregarded dreadful[...]

May 6th, 2021 - 1:18 pm § in Law and Courts

Should a wrongly imprisoned gang-banger be able to sue the cops?

Let’s say a gang-banger is guilty of murder, but is convicted and sent to prison for the wrong murder, because his rights were violated — should he be able to sue the cops? Yes and no. Yes, if they didn’t give him Miranda warnings, and ignored his request for an attorney. But not b[...]