Terence Jeffrey from Creators Syndicate https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey Creators Syndicate is an international syndication company that represents cartoonists and columnists of the highest caliber. en Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:14:19 -0700 https://www.creators.com/ http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Terence Jeffrey from Creators Syndicate https://cdn.creators.com/features/terence-jeffrey-thumb.jpg https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey 0fc88b4454fbeebf31936eee698b7e2e A Glacial Reminder for 08/15/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/08/18/a-glacial-reminder Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>You cannot drive to Glacier Bay, and you cannot stay there. </p> <p>But if you are lucky, you can sail around it in a ship and watch mountains, waterfalls and massive rivers of ancient ice passing on either side.<p>Updated: Wed Aug 15, 2018</p> f7f8a9266eb3ed57e6ade5e18698bbb2 Apple Is Not As American As Apple Pie for 08/08/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/08/18/apple-is-not-as-american-as-apple-pie Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Last week, Apple became the first U.S.-based corporation to see its market value top $1 trillion. But is it really an American company?</p> <p>"Apple imports chips, antennae and sensors from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States and Europe into China where Foxconn (a Taiwanese firm) and others assemble them into iPhones," the Washington Post reported in March.<p>Updated: Wed Aug 08, 2018</p> 7ffebe29e38476f2ef8181ac2ea8ea61 Is Illegal Immigration Moral? for 08/01/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/07/18/is-illegal-immigration-moral Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>People who willfully break the immigration laws of the United States are also breaking the moral law &#8212; because they are breaking just laws.</p> <p>They are not victims; they are victimizers.<p>Updated: Wed Aug 01, 2018</p> 8000b5e9b2b7439ba36959df05cae5a3 Did Putin Persuade You to Vote Against Hillary? for 07/25/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/07/18/did-putin-persuade-you-to-vote-against-hillary Wed, 25 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>"We all know the Russians interfered in the last election and the question is: Are they going to do it again?"</p> <p>That is what Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday before he laid down a red line: "They better not do it again."<p>Updated: Wed Jul 25, 2018</p> e6ee5c33ca7b7ef27d7f2dc3066e05ee US-Russian Relations as a Domestic Political Weapon for 07/18/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/07/18/us-russian-relations-as-a-domestic-political-weapon Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Former CIA Director John Brennan never accused his old boss Barack Obama of "treasonous" behavior.</p> <p>But when Brennan was serving as Obama's homeland security adviser in March 2012, Obama met in South Korea with then-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and had an exchange that suggested Obama was asking for a favor.<p>Updated: Wed Jul 18, 2018</p> f489418755f32a3ab564e9a78e2be694 Does Alien Caught at Border Have Right to Bear Arms? for 07/11/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/07/18/does-alien-caught-at-border-have-right-to-bear-arms Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Does a detained alien caught illegally crossing the border have a right to bear arms, contribute to Nancy Pelosi &#8212; or kill an unborn child?</p> <p>Last September, 17-year-old "Jane Doe" was caught illegally crossing into the United States. She had left her parents behind in her native country where abortion is illegal.<p>Updated: Wed Jul 11, 2018</p> 4d37556e9cc87633c040c764d1d8a9e3 Justice Kennedy v. Cicero, Jefferson, Hamilton and MLK for 07/04/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/07/18/justice-kennedy-v-cicero-jefferson-hamilton-and-mlk Wed, 04 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>History will remember Justice Anthony Kennedy for advancing an illogical argument to deny a God-given right.</p> <p>That places him on the opposite side of a fundamental question from the great Roman senator Cicero &#8212; as well as from Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.<p>Updated: Wed Jul 04, 2018</p> 01ec62746d9bf776e93ec42d54cb99ee Did MS-13 Bury Murdered Boy in Shadow of US Capitol? for 06/27/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/06/18/did-ms-13-bury-murdered-boy-in-shadow-of-us-capitol Wed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p>It happened in an otherwise peaceful park, along a beautiful stream, flowing down to a famous river &#8212; the Potomac.</p> <p>In fact, the stream-side park lies just across the road from a neighborhood that has been home to an attorney general, a future Republican presidential nominee, a Democratic White House chief of staff and a liberal justice of the Supreme Court.</p> <p>The boy's mother, according to reports by The Washington Post and Washington's local NBC affiliate, said he left their apartment &#8212; "in his pajamas," as the Post noted &#8212; to drop some trash in a dumpster. But he did not come back.<p>Updated: Wed Jun 27, 2018</p> 96397660cba787cd4034bf3e731dc892 Memory Lapses at the FBI for 06/20/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/06/18/memory-lapses-at-the-fbi Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>The report on the FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's email scandal that the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Justice released last week makes one thing clear: Top FBI officials involved in both that investigation and the Russian collusion investigation have bad memories.</p> <p>Former FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok, for example, told the inspector general, as the IG put it, that "he did not specifically recall" the Aug. 8, 2016 text message he sent to Lisa Page, who was then-special counsel to FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.<p>Updated: Wed Jun 20, 2018</p> 618af869909752a972955ad67d0e61c0 Lindsey Graham's Unjustifiable Call for War for 06/13/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/06/18/lindsey-grahams-unjustifiable-call-for-war Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Question: Has North Korea re-invaded South Korea since it signed an armistice 65 years ago suspending the Korean War?</p> <p>Answer: No.<p>Updated: Wed Jun 13, 2018</p> f47152e0a107210d010816e1ed7b7034 Can State Force Painter to Promote Satan? for 06/06/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/06/18/can-state-force-painter-to-promote-satan Wed, 06 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>When you drove down California Street through San Francisco's Richmond District in the 1970s, one house made a stronger impression than most others.</p> <p>This was not because the house was an architectural marvel. It was a small, cookie-cutter Victorian.<p>Updated: Wed Jun 06, 2018</p> 7fa103b2e3d548495ca0338b5acead93 Trump's Budget: $984 Billion Deficit Next Year for 05/30/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/05/18/trumps-budget-984-billion-deficit-next-year Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>When you read the budget message President Donald Trump sent Congress earlier this year, you soon come across a concession that Washington insiders have been making for years &#8212; just before they vote for bills they know will massively increase the federal debt.</p> <p>"The current fiscal path is unsustainable," Trump said, "and future generations deserve better."<p>Updated: Wed May 30, 2018</p> 10bed4cd5a5c7f808816c27de6179d20 Mueller Appointment Is Unconstitutional for 05/23/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/05/18/mueller-appointment-is-unconstitutional Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Three months after President Franklin Roosevelt named Robert Jackson attorney general, Jackson addressed a gathering of U.S. attorneys.</p> <p>He issued a worthwhile warning.<p>Updated: Wed May 23, 2018</p> ee7e98aea11b6c7b995da9705f7695b7 Iraqi 'Republic': No Christian Converts for 05/16/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/05/18/iraqi-republic-no-christian-converts Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>The 2017 State Department report on human rights in Iraq, which was released last month, begins by unambiguously declaring: "Iraq is a constitutional parliamentary republic."</p> <p>It says, "The outcome of the 2014 parliamentary elections generally met international standards of free and fair elections and led to the peaceful transition of power from former prime minister Nuri al-Maliki to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi."<p>Updated: Wed May 16, 2018</p> d52d9986a27fc559a9be37c7dff0874c Will Paul Ryan Exit Stage Right? for 05/09/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/05/18/will-paul-ryan-exit-stage-right Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>The congressman, then only 38 years old, was the ranking Republican on the House Budget Committee &#8212; and understood the fiscal crisis this nation was heading toward better than anyone.</p> <p>"If our country, if the federal government of the United States, stays on the fiscal path it is currently following, is the government going to go bankrupt down the road?" this writer asked in a 2008 interview.<p>Updated: Wed May 09, 2018</p> c4cc5df7165e84ca20b41d7763583973 Liberate America From Public Schools for 05/02/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/05/18/liberate-america-from-public-schools Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p>Eighth-grade students all across America took the National Assessment of Educational Progress tests in reading and mathematics in 2017 and the results demonstrate two facts.</p> <p>First: Public schools are doing a bad job teaching their students these two basic subjects.</p> <p>Second: Catholic schools are doing a better job.<p>Updated: Wed May 02, 2018</p> 8f8be05459e4dc442ea18db1f70e5a84 Do Liberals Want These Migrants to Die? for 04/25/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/04/18/do-liberals-want-these-migrants-to-die Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Last September, two children illegally crossed over the U.S.-Mexico border into the United States. One was accompanied by a parent who compelled the child to cross; the other was not.</p> <p>Soon, liberal activists were working to make sure one of these children died.<p>Updated: Wed Apr 25, 2018</p> 720548e50a0dceb007306f3598181a55 Trump Was Right About War Power -- in 2013 for 04/18/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/04/18/trump-was-right-about-war-power-in-2013 Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Late on a Friday afternoon five years ago, Donald Trump put out a tweet that made sense.</p> <p>"The president must get congressional approval before attacking Syria &#8212; big mistake if he does not!" Trump said.<p>Updated: Wed Apr 18, 2018</p> 7997c382a9ad98db00b913634b1df334 An Attack Syria Did Not Do for 04/11/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/04/18/an-attack-syria-did-not-do Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>The Airbus A300 was supposed to be on a short flight across the water to an affluent tourism center.</p> <p>There were 290 people on board.<p>Updated: Wed Apr 11, 2018</p> a008589011817d4e4b450d2d7568073a Funding of Aborted Baby Parts Research Up Under GOP for 04/04/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/04/18/funding-of-aborted-baby-parts-research-up-under-gop Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p>The federal money spent on research that uses tissue from aborted babies &#8212; and sometimes transplants it into "humanized mice" &#8212; has increased since Republicans won control of both houses of Congress in the 2014 elections, according to data published by the National Institutes of Health.</p> <p>The recently passed omnibus, which funds the government through fiscal 2018, was stripped of language initially included in the NIH funding bill that would have expressly prohibited funding for research that uses tissue from aborted babies.</p> <p>Since 2008, the NIH has published estimates of how much it spends on different categories of research in each fiscal year &#8212; although NIH notes that it "does not expressly budget" by these categories.<p>Updated: Wed Apr 04, 2018</p>