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, 22 Oct 2018 08:45:41 -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 543f17ebd9d464531d61fcdeaa36678f Declare San Francisco Critical Habitat for Grizzly Bears? for 10/17/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/10/18/declare-san-francisco-critical-habitat-for-grizzly-bears Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p>Drive through San Francisco on any given day and you are likely to see more than a few grizzly bears.</p> <p>No, they will not be soiling sidewalks in the Tenderloin or chasing high-tech billionaires down Market Street. But they will be flapping in the wind above City Hall and other public buildings.</p> <p>The grizzly, you see, is California's state animal and adorns its state flag. Yet not a single wild grizzly has been seen in the state in nearly a hundred years.<p>Updated: Wed Oct 17, 2018</p> 0a9d8f6ecb4d39392b70e3da3706616f The Argument Chuck Schumer Doesn't Have the Courage to Make for 10/10/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/10/18/the-argument-chuck-schumer-doesnt-have-the-courage-to-make Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Someone awakening from a 50-year coma around the time that Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court might have mistakenly come to the conclusion &#8212; had he or she listened to the admonitory speeches of Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer &#8212; that efforts were being launched across the United States to legally require women to conceive, or not conceive, children.</p> <p>Schumer repeatedly warned of an imminent attack on what he called the "reproductive rights" of women.<p>Updated: Wed Oct 10, 2018</p> e9644cb7a3b2e82d2f749c209aedfade Trump's 'Compromise' on Border Wall for 10/03/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/10/18/trumps-compromise-on-border-wall Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p>"But I say to Congress, I will never sign another bill like this again," said President Donald Trump. "I'm not going to do it again."</p> <p>That was at a March 23 press conference after Trump had signed a $1.3 trillion continuing resolution that would fund the government through the remainder of fiscal 2018, which ended this past Sunday.</p> <p>One of the things that angered Trump about that $1.3 trillion bill was that it only provided $1.6 billion for work on the border wall he had made one of his signature campaign promises. Trump had been seeking a long-term commitment of $25 billion.<p>Updated: Wed Oct 03, 2018</p> 97ebd559ac1952c101dd6ac67fdbf587 Trump Administration Cancels FDA's Aborted Baby Parts Contract for 09/26/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/09/18/trump-administration-cancels-fdas-aborted-baby-parts-contract Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p>On July 25, the Food and Drug Administration signed a contract to acquire "fresh" tissue from aborted babies so it could transplant that tissue into mice.</p> <p>On Monday, the Trump administration canceled that contract.</p> <p>This is an unambiguous victory for the sanctity of human life.<p>Updated: Wed Sep 26, 2018</p> 95f6f7e6b76329e287358c816e4b36f4 Lessons From Income Data: Study, Work, Family, Persistence for 09/19/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/09/18/lessons-from-income-data-study-work-family-persistence Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Every year, the U.S. Census Bureau releases new data on income trends in the American population that reinforce certain traditional lessons about life &#8212; which may be why liberals do not talk about this data much.</p> <p>Are there any patterns in the lives of those who do &#8212; and do not &#8212; succeed financially in the United States? Yes.<p>Updated: Wed Sep 19, 2018</p> 5ec8bb859980a8c220ddf4c1c6661904 If Americans Can't Drive in Afghanistan, Can We Remake Syria? for 09/12/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/09/18/if-americans-cant-drive-in-afghanistan-can-we-remake-syria Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p>Seventeen years ago, U.S. forces invaded Afghanistan to overthrow the Taliban and prevent al-Qaida from using that country to launch attacks against us.</p> <p>Four years later, then-President George W. Bush declared it was "the policy of the United States to seek and support the growth of democratic movements and institutions in every nation and culture, with the ultimate goal of ending tyranny in our world."</p> <p>What has been the result?<p>Updated: Wed Sep 12, 2018</p> 25ea089be56ff0d3527371010262f8e2 Not the Greatest Show on Earth -- but a Circus Nonetheless for 09/05/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/09/18/not-the-greatest-show-on-earth-but-a-circus-nonetheless Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p>Everybody dutifully played their part.</p> <p>As soon as Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R.-Iowa, opened his committee confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Sen. Kamala Harris, D.-Calif., began interrupting him.</p> <p>"I'd like to be recognized," she declared.<p>Updated: Wed Sep 05, 2018</p> 098c49ad773b0194944780694c21040a Senate Defunds Beer-Serving Robots, Not Aborted-Baby Part Research for 08/29/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/08/18/senate-defunds-beer-serving-robots-not-aborted-baby-part-research Wed, 29 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>The U.S. Senate last week voted to prohibit federal funding of beer-serving robots for the U.S. military, while permitting federal funding of Planned Parenthood and research that uses organs taken from aborted babies.</p> <p>The proposed legislation that would do this is a 340-page bill that combines the fiscal 2019 appropriation for the Department of Defense with the fiscal 2019 appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education.<p>Updated: Wed Aug 29, 2018</p> b4e39c135bbb1e1da929e422c6586bb0 52.1 Percent of Kids Live in Households Getting Means-Tested Government Assistance for 08/22/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/08/18/521-percent-of-kids-live-in-households-getting-means-tested-government-assistance Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Will they be called The Welfare Generation?</p> <p>Today, they are Americans under 18 years of age growing up in a country where the majority of their peers live in households that take "means-tested assistance" from the government. <p>Updated: Wed Aug 22, 2018</p> 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>