Criminal Defendants Should Stop Being Potted Plants

EDWARD PALTZIK – The recent federal corruption convictions of former New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver underscore an increasingly evident fact: criminal defendants do not testify frequently

Dartmouth: Campus of Hate

EDWARD PALTZIK –  On November 12, a mob of 150 black students barged into the library at Dartmouth College to assault, harass and intimidate white students who were trying to study.  Apparently dissatisfied with the

Are Pro Sports Fans Suckers?

Edward Paltzik –Cynical answer: yes, the fans are suckers who pay outrageous prices to attend games.  Don’t blame the billionaire team owners, the millionaire players, or the empty-suit commissioners.  They’re just taking advantage of unsophisticated

King Coward and America’s Cycle of Racial Stupidity

EDWARD PALTZIK – Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley is already known for his starring role in Maryland’s evisceration of the Second Amendment during his former life as Governor of the Old Line State.  Now he

Maine: A Beacon of Liberty

EDWARD PALTZIK –  Maine is well known for its picturesque collection of 65 historical lighthouses.  These beacons have long saved sailors from the calamity of shipwreck in the darkness along Maine’s primeval coastline.  Fittingly, this