Megyn Kelly

Thoughts on Taney and Trump

This is generally known in the news business as the dead period. Congress is on vacation so they're not doing anything as a body to get much attention. As well, most local and state governing bodies are laying low until after Labor Day. With that in mind, I have a couple of unrelated items that have grabbed my attention recently. In Frederick, Alderman Donna Kuzemchak continues to push for the removal of the sculpture of Maryland native and former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Roger Brooke Taney from the Frederick City Hall. It was Taney who penned what was a majority decision of the court in the case of Dred Scott. That decision held that slavery was legal and that each slave...