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, 21 May 2019 22:06:52 -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 0975150f58005f81764221d846dd0e66 House Votes to Effectively Ban Women's Sports for 05/22/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/05/19/house-votes-to-effectively-ban-womens-sports Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>At the 2016 Olympic trials, sprinter Tori Bowie ran a lifetime best of 10.78 in the 100-meter dash.</p> <p>But English Gardner edged her out, running 10.74.<p>Updated: Wed May 22, 2019</p> a1f1025e9b39b93286473a7fea9dbdc5 Workers Making Apple IPhones Start at $3.15 Per Hour -- in China for 05/15/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/05/19/workers-making-apple-iphones-start-at-315-per-hour-in-china Wed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>The workers who assemble Apple iPhones make a starting wage of $3.15 per hour in the People's Republic of China, according to The New York Times.</p> <p>"Apple has said the starting pay for workers at the world's biggest iPhone factory, in Zhengzhou, China, is about $3.15 an hour," The Times reported in a story published two weeks ago.<p>Updated: Wed May 15, 2019</p> 770900d129bf054ece30414fa64554e2 Want to Make Money? Work for the Government for 05/08/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/05/19/want-to-make-money-work-for-the-government Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p>Which class of full-time, year-round American workers has the highest median earnings? Is it the class that works for private-sector employers? Is it the class that works for the government? Or is it the entrepreneurial class, those of whom employ themselves?</p> <p>According to the Census Bureau Personal Income Table 07 (PINC-07), the competition isn't close. When it comes to making money in the modern United States of America, government workers win.</p> <p>Among Americans who actually earn income by working, they are the upper class.<p>Updated: Wed May 08, 2019</p> 23f6f88181146eb159749ac8c40e2fa6 Warren Rule: Minimum Wage Earner Should Be Able to Afford Spouse, Child and Mortgage for 05/01/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/04/19/warren-rule-minimum-wage-earner-should-be-able-to-afford-spouse-child-and-mortgage Wed, 01 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a story at the She the People Presidential Forum last week, illustrating the tough life she lived before growing up to become a Harvard Law professor and then a senator.</p> <p>"My daddy has a heart attack. Everybody thinks he is going to die," she said. "He comes back home. He can't work."<p>Updated: Wed May 01, 2019</p> 936b86b1aee16de7b474708a0e93e471 Liberals Tell Supreme Court How Illegal Immigration Increases Their Power for 04/24/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/04/19/liberals-tell-supreme-court-how-illegal-immigration-increases-their-power Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p>TERENCE P. JEFFREY</p> <p>RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2019</p> <p><p>Updated: Wed Apr 24, 2019</p> edcec70a8ec4085ac1055659c7c92859 Illegal Alien's Prostitution Business Started Each Week on Capitol Hill for 04/17/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/04/19/illegal-aliens-prostitution-business-started-each-week-on-capitol-hill Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>The regular weekly rendezvous took place at Union Station on Capitol Hill, just a short walk from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's office in the Hart Building.</p> <p>But it happened on Sunday, when the Senate was out.<p>Updated: Wed Apr 17, 2019</p> c469c191b6429ea60613d7c9edec4075 Great Places Are Hard to Reach for 04/10/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/04/19/great-places-are-hard-to-reach Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>"Do you want an automatic?"</p> <p>"Of course."<p>Updated: Wed Apr 10, 2019</p> 9c2517ad735f6dc1c525750dbc43cfb9 5 Federal Courts on Mexican Border Lead Nation in Criminal Convictions for 04/03/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/04/19/5-federal-courts-on-mexican-border-lead-nation-in-criminal-convictions Wed, 03 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p><span class="column--highlighted-text">The five federal court districts that sit along the U.S.-Mexico border were the top five districts in the country for the number of defendants they convicted and sentenced to imprisonment in fiscal 2018</span>, according to data published by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.</p> <p>The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas ranked No. 1. It convicted 8,179 criminal defendants and sentenced 7,126 of them to imprisonment in the last fiscal year.<p>Updated: Wed Apr 03, 2019</p> 9b67406c34460208d82ad663711e645b Nadler's Precedent: Exonerating Bill Clinton for 03/27/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/03/19/nadlers-precedent-exonerating-bill-clinton Wed, 27 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p>"This partisan coup d'etat will go down in infamy in the history of our nation," the congressmen said.</p> <p>He was outraged and wanted the nation to know why.</p> <p>"Mr. Speaker," he said, "this is clearly a partisan railroad job."<p>Updated: Wed Mar 27, 2019</p> 5ab83d055b960d6c815acf894b50694c A Coming Attack on Freedom of Speech? for 03/20/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/03/19/a-coming-attack-on-freedom-of-speech Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>"I kind of miss the days of 3 major networks and a few news programs that said the same thing," he said. </p> <p>"While we can't get back there, we need to establish some rules of the road and standards so that our national discourse doesn't degenerate into a million incoherent news bubbles," he added.<p>Updated: Wed Mar 20, 2019</p> 8ba30135d1c8385a3fe310435f6bcc59 A Dark Night Finally Turns to Day for 03/13/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/03/19/a-dark-night-finally-turns-to-day Wed, 13 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p>They could have just kept going, but they didn't.</p> <p>It was another cold South Dakota day on Feb. 28, 1981, when Lee Litz went out with a friend to test-drive a Jeep.</p> <p>They picked up another friend on the southeast side of Sioux Falls and drove out a ditch-lined road through barren cornfields.<p>Updated: Wed Mar 13, 2019</p> 583085436661c0633fc85c61545afae1 Kamala Harris' Crusade Against Freedom of Religion for 03/06/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/03/19/kamala-harris-crusade-against-freedom-of-religion Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p>Do you have a right to run your business in keeping with your moral and religious values? Or can the federal government force you to act against your conscience and the teachings of your faith? Can the government force you &#8212; because you own a for-profit enterprise &#8212; to cooperate in the taking of an innocent human life?</p> <p>Sen. Kamala Harris of California believes the government ought to have that power. She has made it one of her crusades.</p> <p>After President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010, his Department of Health and Human Services issued a regulation requiring all health insurance plans to cover sterilizations and all Food and Drug Administration-approved "contraceptive methods."<p>Updated: Wed Mar 06, 2019</p> f5a3d95a2f6b6524d3c48811d8fb18c3 Warrencare: A Brainwashing Babysitter for 02/27/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/02/19/warrencare-a-brainwashing-babysitter Wed, 27 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Were the United States of America transformed to conform to the vision that Sen. Elizabeth Warren embraces, many government agencies &#8212; such as those charged with enforcing the Green New Deal she co-sponsors &#8212; might resemble Big Brother.</p> <p>But the most insidious element would be a brainwashing babysitter.<p>Updated: Wed Feb 27, 2019</p> 433375b6c9dfc704f6c0696bfc4b1a2a Cardinal Zen Is a Hero for China and the Catholic Church for 02/20/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/02/19/cardinal-zen-is-a-hero-for-china-and-the-catholic-church Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Cardinal Joseph Zen, an 87-year-old native of Shanghai who served as bishop of Hong Kong, is a Chinese patriot and faithful Catholic.</p> <p>He now finds himself at odds with both the atheist government that controls China and the Vatican bureaucracy that controls the foreign relations of the Holy See.<p>Updated: Wed Feb 20, 2019</p> 0368df55745add92b72d5e0d7377a209 De-Developing and Dehumanizing the United States for 02/13/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/02/19/de-developing-and-dehumanizing-the-united-states Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p>Do you know who said the following?:</p> <p>"If you further decided to buy a small car that would last 30 years, be easily repairable and recyclable, and have a low-compression engine, you would find it impossible to do. A manufacturer who wanted to produce such a car today probably could not; no one would put up the huge amount of capital required for fear that the 'Eco-special' would not sell. Only when society makes other kinds of cars illegal (or too expensive) will the money become available for such ventures."</p> <p>Or this?:<p>Updated: Wed Feb 13, 2019</p> 327233d9370c46f809246cc2dd46f61c A Defining Moment in Obama's Legacy for 02/06/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/02/19/a-defining-moment-in-obamas-legacy Wed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>In retrospect, it can now be seen that a defining moment for Barack Obama's legacy in American public life came on the Illinois Senate floor in March 2001.</p> <p>That is when that chamber took up three pro-life bills sponsored by then-state Sen. Patrick O'Malley. <p>Updated: Wed Feb 06, 2019</p> 8580c8ca6875ab2fa328a5e1e08ff03a Bigger Threat: Russian Social Media or Mexican Drug Cartels? for 01/30/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/01/19/bigger-threat-russian-social-media-or-mexican-drug-cartels Wed, 30 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Which is a greater threat to the United States? A shipment of heroin smuggled across the Mexican border that ends up in your hometown? Or a series of Facebook posts made by a Russian operative in St. Petersburg that show up on your Facebook feed?</p> <p>Had you listened to the discussion in the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Tuesday, you might have been tempted to conclude that the greater threat comes from Russia's use of social media to manipulate what you think about American politicians and political issues.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 30, 2019</p> 7a784410d6b817376ad98ff7d6ac5b9d Covington Student Did No Wrong for 01/23/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/01/19/covington-student-did-no-wrong Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p>Since the advent of instant replay, American football fans have learned that not every videotape tells the truth.</p> <p>A videotape taken from one angle may make it seem as if a receiver caught the ball, when a tape taken from another shows he clearly did not.</p> <p>A tape that breaks off with a runner in midair extending the ball toward &#8212; but not over &#8212; the goal line cannot be used to determine whether the runner actually scored.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 23, 2019</p> b1bb95264e3c298aef23f04cb37e4cc7 California Contends Feds Must Prevent Californians From Giving Birth for 01/16/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/01/19/california-contends-feds-must-prevent-californians-from-giving-birth Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p>California Attorney General Xavier Becerra argued in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California that a regulation issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services would prevent an insufficient number of California women from conceiving and giving birth to children.</p> <p>The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey made the same argument &#8212; regarding women in their own jurisdictions &#8212; in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.</p> <p>On Sunday, Judge Haywood Gilliam, a California appointee of former President Barack Obama, agreed with Becerra and issued an injunction blocking enforcement of the HHS regulation in California, the District of Columbia and 12 other states that had joined its lawsuit.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 16, 2019</p> 7a72b4eaedb9b28441976503544ed894 Republican House Increased Debt $7.9 Trillion in 8 Years for 01/09/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/terence-jeffrey/01/19/republican-house-increased-debt-79-trillion-in-8-years Wed, 09 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p>The recently deposed Republican majority increased the federal debt by $7.9 trillion in the eight years it controlled the House of Representatives.</p> <p>At the close of business on Jan. 4, 2011, the day before the Republicans took control of the House, the debt was $14,014,049,043,294.41, according to the Treasury. </p> <p>On Jan. 3, 2019, the last day before the Republicans turned control of the House back to the Democrats, the debt closed at $21,929,258,046,653.58.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 09, 2019</p>