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, 31 Mar 2020 15:54:15 -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 45212b983aab14869a8e32126f400b73 Yes, Virginia's Governor Has Made It a Crime for More Than 10 People to Attend a Church Service for 03/25/2020 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/03/20/yes-virginias-governor-has-made-it-a-crime-for-more-than-10-people-to-attend-a-church-service Wed, 25 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued an executive order on Monday that is aimed at stopping the new coronavirus &#8212; and, in the process, makes it a criminal offense to hold a church service attended by more than 10 people.</p> <p><span class="column--highlighted-text">Yes, his order makes it a crime for more than 10 people to gather in a church.</span><p>Updated: Wed Mar 25, 2020</p> 8777187aac128a4b299db41d3a388e42 2,060 Chinese Nationals Apprehended At U.S.-Mexico Border in Fiscal Year 2019 for 03/18/2020 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/03/20/2060-chinese-nationals-apprehended-at-us-mexico-border-in-fiscal-year-2019 Wed, 18 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0700 <p>The Border Patrol apprehended 2,060 aliens from the People's Republic of China crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in fiscal year 2019, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.</p> <p>The Border Patrol defines an "apprehension" as "the physical control or temporary detainment of a person who is not lawfully in the U.S. which may or may not result in an arrest."</p> <p>A Border Patrol data sheet lists the number of "total apprehensions" it made in fiscal year 2019 by both the citizenship of those apprehended and the border sector where the apprehension took place.<p>Updated: Wed Mar 18, 2020</p> cbd60e41832a5a5461c4f536a8b6f8a4 Mike Lee and George Washington Are Right About the War Power for 03/11/2020 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/03/20/mike-lee-and-george-washington-are-right-about-the-war-power Wed, 11 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0700 <p>Sen. Mike Lee of Utah has adopted in the 21st Century the same interpretation of the Constitution's war power that President George Washington did in the years immediately following ratification of the Constitution.</p> <p>Lee and Washington are right. Those who reject their interpretation are wrong.</p> <p>"Any sustained offensive military operation would require congressional authorization," Lee told me in an interview last week.<p>Updated: Wed Mar 11, 2020</p> 1d97d6f8822b5d69cf914e14f6c1d78a Finish the Wall for 03/04/2020 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/03/20/finish-the-wall Wed, 04 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0800 <p>The senator was adamant.</p> <p>"People should not have to force the federal government to live up to our responsibilities to enforce our borders and our laws. Period," she said.</p> <p>"We do not have the luxury of debating this issue for another two years or four years," she added. "Rather we have the responsibility to take action now."<p>Updated: Wed Mar 04, 2020</p> 3e8a213d6181b1ea7bf8242afd77a020 Sanders' 'Medicare for All' Expressly Prohibits Discrimination Based on 'Gender Identity' -- but Not Religion for 02/26/2020 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/02/20/sanders-medicare-for-all-expressly-prohibits-discrimination-based-on-gender-identity-but-not-religion Wed, 26 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0800 <p>The "Medicare for All" legislation that Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced in Congress expressly prohibits discrimination based on "gender identity" but not religion.</p> <p>This may not be an accident. </p> <p>A reasonable reading of the bill &#8212; which is neither succinctly nor precisely written &#8212; raises the question of whether it would still be possible for Catholic (and other religious) hospitals to continue operating within its single-payer system.<p>Updated: Wed Feb 26, 2020</p> 36c043cbfe66c17310222aa8596a07c0 Bernie Fears Some Will Seek to Flee If He Succeeds for 02/19/2020 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/02/20/bernie-fears-some-will-seek-to-flee-if-he-succeeds Wed, 19 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0800 <p>Sen. Bernie Sanders manifestly fears that if he succeeds in becoming president and enacting his economic plan, some Americans may seek to flee the country.</p> <p>How do we know this?</p> <p>His plan imposes a severe penalty on anybody who tries to leave to avoid paying his "wealth tax."<p>Updated: Wed Feb 19, 2020</p> bd8e7ecb30f8fe7694a4c490f9ebe514 Democratic Icon: Liberty Is Rooted in Religious Principles for 02/12/2020 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/02/20/democratic-icon-liberty-is-rooted-in-religious-principles Wed, 12 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0800 <p>Only a month before, the top local newspaper had been promoting the fact that one of the 10 candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in an urban northeastern congressional district was also "one of the few women vet candidates for political office in the country."</p> <p>Even so, she lost the primary.</p> <p>Now, on the Fourth of July, the man who had defeated her was the principal speaker at the city's historic town hall.<p>Updated: Wed Feb 12, 2020</p> 3172e2bf3f83684417abe01c42915f1f The High Crime Every Impeachment Manager Favors for 02/05/2020 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/02/20/the-high-crime-every-impeachment-manager-favors Wed, 05 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0800 <p>When House impeachment manager Sylvia Garcia made her final argument for removing President Donald Trump, she felt compelled to talk about her religious faith.</p> <p>"Since I was a little girl and started going to church," said this Texas Democrat, "I have been inspired by the words of Scripture: '(W)hatever you did for one of the least of my brothers ... you did for me."</p> <p>"We are called to always look out for the most vulnerable," she said.<p>Updated: Wed Feb 05, 2020</p> 1ee4d540c7b66857aaff19657aaa576c 2 Things That Made Bernie Sanders Smile at the Impeachment Trial for 01/29/2020 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/01/20/2-things-that-made-bernie-sanders-smile-at-the-impeachment-trial Wed, 29 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0800 <p>It looked like it might have been the happiest moment in the day for Sen. Bernie Sanders, as the House impeachment managers were making their unpersuasive case last Wednesday for removing President Donald Trump.</p> <p>A man rose up in the visitor's gallery at the back of the Senate chamber. As loud as he could, he yelled the Lord's name.</p> <p>As he attempted to speak further &#8212; in words I could not decipher &#8212; the police dragged him from the chamber.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 29, 2020</p> 2c4f8260ddb8f080771d723ce9cb4bb8 Has Nadler Consigned Himself 'To The Condemnation Of History'? for 01/22/2020 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/01/20/has-nadler-consigned-himself-to-the-condemnation-of-history Wed, 22 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0800 <p>House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler &#8212; one of the impeachment managers prosecuting President Donald Trump &#8212; believes perjury and obstruction of justice need not be impeachable offenses.</p> <p>Or that is what Nadler claimed in 1998, when he was a dissenting minority member on a Judiciary Committee that approved four articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton.</p> <p>Clinton &#8212; like Nadler &#8212; was a Democrat.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 22, 2020</p> e98cf158b7fd304819d3d560bd5ecd8f An NFL Owner's Final Victory for 01/15/2020 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/01/20/an-nfl-owners-final-victory Wed, 15 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Father Bill McGuire was sitting in the upper level of the press box at Kezar Stadium watching his hometown team play the Chicago Bears.</p> <p>Things were not going well.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 15, 2020</p> fa4e1ad2eb6096135b36cb8f72b601ea The President Has the Authority to Repel Attacks, Not Start Wars for 01/08/2020 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/01/20/the-president-has-the-authority-to-repel-attacks-not-start-wars Wed, 08 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's understanding of the constitutional authority of the president when it comes to using military force seems to depend on the party affiliation of the president in question.</p> <p>Pelosi supported former President Barack Obama &#8212; a Democrat &#8212; using military force against the Libyan regime of Moammar Gadhafi without prior congressional authorization.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 08, 2020</p> 85e6d66f6f7057b8fc5c485c35a33f6f Stuck in a Basement in San Francisco for 01/01/2020 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/12/19/stuck-in-a-basement-in-san-francisco Wed, 01 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>"Why isn't it moving?"</p> <p>"We're stuck."<p>Updated: Wed Jan 01, 2020</p> b1b99a1f5c79b8200e8aa074355572cc Mayor Pete's 'Promise' for 12/25/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/12/19/mayor-petes-promise Wed, 25 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who is seeking the presidency, wants to facilitate "choice" when it comes to killing an unborn child but not when it comes to educating a born one.</p> <p>In his America, the government would pay for abortions and the child care of millions &#8212; from birth onward.<p>Updated: Wed Dec 25, 2019</p> ad8f2544d20b49820ab5d12e458ac63a The Schumer Principle: Lying Under Oath Is Not Impeachable for 12/18/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/12/19/the-schumer-principle-lying-under-oath-is-not-impeachable Wed, 18 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Twenty-one years ago, then-Rep. Charles Schumer worked to establish the precedent that a president could lie under oath.</p> <p>The question for Schumer was not whether the president was lying but what he was lying about.<p>Updated: Wed Dec 18, 2019</p> c82f2486ec560ac0b2dc3aaf7a06cfac House Democrats Don't Want to Know the Truth for 12/11/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/12/19/house-democrats-dont-want-to-know-the-truth Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p>In April 2014, then-President Barack Obama signed a law authorizing loan guarantees for Ukraine.</p> <p>That same month, then-Vice President Joe Biden went to Ukraine and made these points: The Obama administration was going to guarantee $1 billion in loans to Ukraine, and the United States was going to help Ukraine develop its energy industry.</p> <p>"Just last week the United States government signed a bill proposed by our administration for a $1 billion loan guarantee agreement with Ukraine," Biden said in Kyiv.<p>Updated: Wed Dec 11, 2019</p> 48bc49e48401b71ee60dda499929e94d Pelosi Promotes Good Stewardship of God's Creation (and Abortion) for 12/04/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/12/19/pelosi-promotes-good-stewardship-of-gods-creation-and-abortion Wed, 04 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued three public statements on Monday while attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Spain.</p> <p>The first and third profoundly contradicted the second &#8212; in a way that can never be reconciled.<p>Updated: Wed Dec 04, 2019</p> 4fe231d6912e9f3098c255e73bb82fa4 The British Effort to Kill American Football for 11/27/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/11/19/the-british-effort-to-kill-american-football Wed, 27 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>"That the conduct of England with regard to America has been altogether unjustifiable."</p> <p>This was the resolution the Debating Society at Marlborough College &#8212; the British prep school later attended by the current Duchess of Cambridge &#8212; took up on Oct. 23, 1865. Edward H. Moeran argued against the proposition and won &#8212; with 18 judges voting for him and only 8 voting against.<p>Updated: Wed Nov 27, 2019</p> 5a1f86007cd2e0e0cabe11c96a0d6dcf It's Only Another $174,000 in Federal Spending for 11/20/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/11/19/its-only-another-174000-in-federal-spending Wed, 20 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>If you read the text of the continuing resolution the House passed Tuesday to fund the federal government for a month, you will find an interesting passage on page 4.</p> <p>"Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act," it says, "there is hereby appropriated for fiscal year 2020 for payment to Maya M. Rockeymoore, widow of Elijah Cummings, late a Representative from the State of Maryland, $174,000."<p>Updated: Wed Nov 20, 2019</p> a4178e63fcb9a850104ab5262fc1e941 Remember When Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton Liberated Libya? for 11/13/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/11/19/remember-when-barack-obama-and-hillary-clinton-liberated-libya Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>"We came. We saw. He died."</p> <p>So said then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton when she learned that Libyan rebels had killed Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi.<p>Updated: Wed Nov 13, 2019</p>