The danger of declaring health care a 'right'

by Rita Dunaway -- As the nation dithers over the Affordable Care Act and its ill-fated replacement proposals, the question of whether people have a "right" to health care begs consideration. We more…

Dispelling the illegitimate-Constitution myth

by Rita Dunaway -- I have long awaited the day when our body politic could finally bury specious allegations that our Constitution is illegitimate. This appalling urban legend has, for far too more…

Sanctuary-city policies: Constitutional

by Rita Dunaway -- "Sanctuary city" policies may not be wise, and they almost certainly undermine respect for the rule of law, but they do stand on solid legal ground in refusing more…

No lemonade! Just bury the lemon

by Rita Dunaway -- Within the past two weeks, two different federal district courts within the 4th Circuit have reached polar opposite conclusions as to the validity of President Trump's revised executive more…

Media perplexed by America's work ethic

by Rita Dunaway -- Humans are designed to work, and work is good. But a pandemic sweeping American culture is suppressing our innate understanding of work as both the precursor to material more…

A government that 'does it all' will fail

by Rita Dunaway -- "Separation of church and state," ranks high among phrases frequently misused in politics. It typically appears in the context of trite allegations that some poor soul has created more…

Why are conservatives in bed with lefties?

by Rita Dunaway -- When it comes to the debate over whether the states should use or ignore their Article V power to propose constitutional amendments for restraining the federal government, politics more…

5 reasons Trump's bathroom reversal is sound

by Rita Dunaway -- Some activists have taken hyperbole to new heights in expressing their outrage over the Trump administration's reversal of the Obama administration's "Guidance" on transgender students in the nation's more…