Month: July 25, 2004

Jul 25,2004

You gotta serve somebody

Touting his national service plan before a group of college students recently, John Kerry intoned: “this election is not just about what we’re going to do, it’s about what you’re going to...

Jul 25,2004

Wimbledon, Willie, and me

A few weeks ago, when this great nation was celebrating its 228th birthday, I had the great honor, and privilege, of spending the day with two great (and alliterative) American...

Jul 18,2004

Making juries matter again

Sometimes the biggest Supreme Court decisions don’t announce themselves with much fanfare. While pundits frothed over the high-profile cases concerning Vice President Cheney, the Pledge of Allegiance and the detainees...

Jul 12,2004

Three reasons Bush will win

Time to make a fool of myself. On June 4, I posted my prediction for the Presidential election on my office wall. I have President Bush carrying 36 states and...

Jul 12,2004

Book review: On Paradise Drive

There is no better example of the upsurge of American middle-class luxury than the trend of books dissecting it. In recent months we’ve seen Trading Up: The New American Luxury, Living It...