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Let the Judge Decide Who Gets the House

January 3, 2012 by


I’ve often heard it said that possession is 9/10 of the law. Apparently sports star Deion Sanders and his soon-to-be ex-wife Pilar have heard it too, as they both are staying put in their 29,000 square foot home until the divorce is final and one of them is forced to leave. Sanders, one of the […]

So Close, Yet So Far

January 3, 2012 by


Ross Douthat accurately characterizes the connection between the decline of marriage and the increasingly threadbare American social fabric, then badly lapses into utter statist banality on what should be done about it: At Christmastime, we like to tell stories about resilient families. The Cratchits of “A Christmas Carol,” for instance, who subsist on love, hope […]