Price of freedom isn’t free

Price of freedom isn’t free

By T Nguyen tn@wturley.com On July 4, 1776, the American people before us declared our freedom from Great Britain. The Declaration of Independence affirmed we have unalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. “Unalienable” meant these rights cannot be taken away from us. But American freedom was not gotten by the mere […]

Respecting the Rule of Law, judicial independence

Respecting the Rule of Law, judicial independence

By T Nguyen  tn@wturley.com The Rule of Law is a foundational principle in our American society. It has evolved into clear and fair processes to enforce laws, so that all citizens are held accountable to the same laws. The Rule of Law is based in democracy, separating legislative, executive and judicial powers. For example, to reduce […]