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 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:03:02 -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 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> 849079fc585c6c68c4e4af5eca7648e0 A Senator with Principles and Courage for 03/28/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/03/18/a-senator-with-principles-and-courage Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>When Zell Miller arrived in the United States Senate in 2000 after spending most of his adult life in public office, he was headed in the opposite direction as most of the professional politicians on Capitol Hill.</p> <p>He was seeking the truth; they were fleeing from it.<p>Updated: Wed Mar 28, 2018</p> fa0fd57c522966e754ef2be629a6b332 Too High a Price for Republican Leaders for 03/21/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/03/18/too-high-a-price-for-republican-leaders Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>If you believed that a group was routinely violating a fundamental individual human right and doing so in the most violent way &#8212; by killing massive numbers of people &#8212; would you get out your checkbook and write them a generous donation?</p> <p>You may not. But now, the Republican "leadership" in Congress is doing it for you &#8212; whether you like it or not.<p>Updated: Wed Mar 21, 2018</p> 3ea2f16291e8acab4abe7f3d9bfd2f08 Make a Church Post Satan's Phone Number? for 03/14/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/03/18/make-a-church-post-satans-phone-number Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Jerry Brown once said he saw "the killing of the unborn as crazy."</p> <p>This was just after the once-and-future pro-abortion governor of California returned to the United States in 1988 after spending three weeks working at Mother Teresa's Home of the Pure Heart in Kolkata.<p>Updated: Wed Mar 14, 2018</p> ee731926faa65d9d312987d390e71b09 The Fox and the Golden Retriever for 03/07/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/03/18/the-fox-and-the-golden-retriever Wed, 07 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p>Anyone walking into Great Falls Park, Virginia, from across the winding road that marks its southern boundary has a consequential decision to make.</p> <p>Should they take the hard crossing to an easy path, the easy crossing to a hard path, or the roundabout route?</p> <p>For years, I never knew the easy crossing existed.<p>Updated: Wed Mar 07, 2018</p> d57bca7b51fcca2f28f7ef77077d5ed6 Pioneer Nation vs. Welfare State for 02/28/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/02/18/pioneer-nation-vs-welfare-state Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>When the British Parliament was debating in 1765 whether to impose a direct tax on the American colonies through the Stamp Act, Charles Townshend rose in the House of Commons to defend that taxation &#8212; and insult the colonists.</p> <p>"And now will these Americans, children planted by our care, nourished up by our indulgence until they are grown to a degree of strength and opulence, and protected by our arms, will they grudge to contribute their mite to relieve us from the heavy weight of that burden which we lie under?" Townshend asked.<p>Updated: Wed Feb 28, 2018</p> 97647f90ccc2b5be10448cdbc83ad903 Obama's Campaign Promise to Russia for 02/21/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/02/18/obamas-campaign-promise-to-russia Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>It happened in the midst of America's 2012 election year.</p> <p>Then-Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was elected president of Russia for the third time that March. When he was inaugurated that May, he would replace his protege, then-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, who, in turn, would succeed Putin as prime minister.<p>Updated: Wed Feb 21, 2018</p> 73b2ad0c445f48b8207f42837148fd62 Trump's Budget Never Balances for 02/14/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/02/18/trumps-budget-never-balances Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p>Can you tell which party made the following budget proposals?</p> <p>The first one said: "The budget proposes to eliminate federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting," it said.</p> <p>"Services such as PBS and NPR, which receive funding from the CPB, could make up the shortfall by increasing revenues from corporate sponsors, foundations, and members.<p>Updated: Wed Feb 14, 2018</p> c3b4cf99c0acca431f094a7739640277 The Syringe Bowl: Philly vs. San Francisco for 02/07/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/02/18/the-syringe-bowl-philly-vs-san-francisco Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Philadelphia has just had a great week with the Eagles winning the Super Bowl. But now some city leaders are focused on a radically different competition. </p> <p>Call it the Syringe Bowl. <p>Updated: Wed Feb 07, 2018</p> 8a2a5d4e560604f497891b209ea7192b Number of Married Couples With Kids Hit 56-Year Low for 01/31/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/01/18/number-of-married-couples-with-kids-hit-56-year-low Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>The number of married couples in the United States who have children under 18 hit a 56-year low in 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.</p> <p>In 2017, according to Census Bureau table FM-1, there were 23,651,000 families in this country with children under 18. The last time there were fewer than that was 1961, when there were 23,514,000.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 31, 2018</p>