Spoken by Tommy Lascelles, as Elizabeth II’s private secretary, in The Crown. (Netflix) The rot Tommy Lascelles is talking about is the inclination of modern monarchs in Great Britain to play footloose and fancy-free with the traditions of the monarchy.
Le Mot Juste – saying or doing just the right thing. Miss Constitution has mentioned Unwritten Law many times as the overlooked bundle that provides positive human lubrication in a multi-cultural society. One’s tone of voice (even in an
During medieval times, roughly from the late 5th century to the 17h century, warfare often involved a siege against heavily fortified castles. A siege takes patience, a sort of drip, drip, drip as sappers dig tunnels under thick stone walls
Last week Miss Constitution, in “Go Kill Yourselves”, reviewed what is Constitutionally protected speech under the 1st Amendment Free Speech Clause of the United States Constitution. The word “protected” means that the speech cannot be censored by a government actor
Miss Constitution has written a number of columns on the free speech clause of the 1st Amendment to the United States Constitution, but she thinks a “refresher” is necessary as the rules regarding Constitutionally protected speech are often counter-intuitive.
Should schools be required to teach Civics? In Them That Are Bruised, Miss Constitution points out that while the British in authority have history and tradition as the compelling force behind good governance, America has but a simple Oath of