Anthony Dick

Anthony Dick is an associate editor at National Review.

Anthony Dick is an associate editor at National Review.

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Re: The Slaughter Solution

I’m surprised there hasn’t been more constitutional outcry over the so-called “Slaughter Solution.” As the Washington Examiner describes the proposal:  Each bill that comes before the House for a vote on final passage ...

Defending Citizens United

Bad arguments have been proliferating in the wake of this week’s Citizens United case, which struck down restrictions on political expenditures by corporations and unions. The opinion leaves in place limits on ...

Re: Organ Donors and Judges

IJ isn’t claiming that the ban on compensating bone-marrow donors is unconstitutional because it’s bad policy, but rather because it infringes on individual liberty without a rational basis — thereby ...

Re: Organ Donations and Judicial Activism

Ramesh, I don’t think IJ’s lawsuit against the ban on bone-marrow donation is asking for judges to be policymakers. It’s only asking courts to impose a narrow constitutional constraint on ...

Whiny Spoiled Brats

The University of California system took some predictable steps to tighten its belt this week in the face of the state budget crisis, cutting some services and boosting student tuition. ...

Re: A Fair Trial

Mike, I appreciate your comments, and I’m with you in supporting some meaningful check on the government’s power to detain and punish suspects, even if they are alien enemy combatants ...

Unseriousness, Again

The strange thing about the Obama administration’s decision to hold these civilian al-Qaeda trials is that the project is flawed even based on the premises of its staunchest defenders: They ...

Re: Litmus Test for Enlistment

Mark, that’s an interesting provision you mention in the defense-funding bill, preventing current and former members of “extremist groups” from enlisting in the military. For one thing it might be ...

Obama Joker Poster Origin

What are the origins of the Obama-Joker-Socialism poster?  Drudge links to a Newsbusters headline noting the posters have been “popping up in Los Angeles,” and Newsbusters in turn traces the image to ...