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C harcuterie boards have become very popular. Photos of beautifully assembled boards can be found all over social media, restaurants, specialty stores, and even grocery store delis. Charcuterie, pronounced shar-koo-tuh-ree, is the French word for the culinary art of preparing and assembling meat...
I have often said, and continue to hold the belief, that Michael Jordan is the G.O.A.T. on the hardwood.  With that said, anyone having the debate regarding who is the Greatest Of All Time in the sport of basketball would be remiss to not consider Wilt Chamberlain who stood 7 feet, 1 inch and...
How do you define media? It’s one of the first questions I ask when presenting to college or high school classes about the media landscape.Years ago, the answers were largely defined by legacy media, such as cable news, broadcast news, newspapers and radio. One goal in these discussions was to...
Skeptics of the federal judiciary’s authority to declare laws unconstitutional have expressed doubts and concerns ever since the Supreme Court, in Marbury v. Madison (1803), first exercised the awesome power of judicial review when it declared unconstitutional a section of the Judiciary Act of 1789...
S omeone once said to me that once my children graduated I would no longer care about the sports programs at Newcastle High School. I don’t remember who it was, but I do remember vehemently denying that I would ever lose my passion for Dogie sports. As I sit in my living room on a Saturday night,...
I f 2020 was the pandemic year to forget and 2021 was a dumpster fire, just what in the heck is going to happen to us in 2022? It is always easy to be optimistic going into a new year.  I have been writing these prediction columns for decades and I almost always have a good feeling about each new...
The first landmark ruling delivered by the U.S. Supreme Court was Marbury v. Madison (1803), in which Chief Justice John Marshall asserted the power of judicial review, the authority of the federal judiciary to review the constitutionality of governmental acts, including laws passed by Congress....
The death of retired U. S. Sen. Mike Enzi in a freak bicycle accident sort of defined the year 2021 for me.     Like all of us, he had endured 2020 both as the year of the pandemic and as a dumpster fire we just wanted to put behind us. He was looking forward to 2021 as his first year of retirement...
The yearlong commitment of this column to the exploration of the Constitution has focused, primarily, on historical explanations of the aims and purposes of delegates to the Constitutional Convention. On occasion, we have illuminated constitutional controversies surrounding current governmental...
Well, here we go. The new year always seems to present a new start. Between the global COVID-19 pandemic, a changing of the guard in the White House, a drought, and an economic downturn, for the last couple of years January 1st has held an optimistic hope that the coming year will be better than...

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