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Dan Miller graduated from Yale University in 1963 and from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1966. He retired from the practice of law in Washington, D.C., in 1996 and has lived in a rural area in Panama since 2002.
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Holder’s ‘In the Dark’ Criticism of Immigration Law

Monday, May 17th, 2010 - by Dan Miller

Our attorney general didn't bother to read the Arizona statute but railed against it just the same.

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Kagan Can Be a Justice, Though She’s Never Been a Judge?

Monday, May 10th, 2010 - by Dan Miller

Elena Kagan has never spent a day employed as a judge, and may now be given a lifetime appointment.

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How to Judge a Potential Justice

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010 - by Dan Miller

It is possible to ask a potential Supreme Court justice useful questions — if the senators involved want information, instead of an opportunity to make speeches.

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Comcast Decision May Thwart EPA CO2 Finding

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 - by Dan Miller

It could hurt current efforts of the EPA to vastly expand its statutory authority over air quality standards.

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To Keep America Safe, We Must Remake the Military in Obama’s Image

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 - by Dan Miller

The military must reflect the burgeoning civilian utopia it protects.

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Climategate: Knowledge, Belief, and Global Warming

Monday, March 15th, 2010 - by Dan Miller

It is foolish to take inflexible stands on positions of dubious merit.

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Who Will Lead the Country Back to the Basics?

Monday, March 8th, 2010 - by Dan Miller

President Obama has shown what we don't need. Now we need to decide what we do need.

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Obama Should Listen to Putin’s Remarks About Politicians

Friday, February 26th, 2010 - by Dan Miller

"You cannot turn into promisers," says the Russian prime minister. In Obama's case, he's a touch too late.

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Are Socialist Worker Militias Coming to a City Near You?

Sunday, February 14th, 2010 - by Dan Miller

Is Hugo Chavez's new domestic militia what Obama was considering when he promised a "civilian national security force"?

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Climategate: The SEC Takes On … Climate Change

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 - by Dan Miller

Despite the wrongheadedness behind the SEC's decisions, some unintended good may come of the regulations.

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The Blackwater Appeal: Politics Commandeer the Courtroom

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 - by Dan Miller

Legal proceedings driven by political motivations do not constitute justice. (Also read Roger Kimball: "Building Confidence at the Department of Justice.")

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Crotch Bombers, Obama, Blair, Brown, and War

Friday, January 29th, 2010 - by Dan Miller

What did Obama mean when he finally declared that we are "at war"?

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Hugo Chavez: Circling the Drain?

Friday, January 22nd, 2010 - by Dan Miller

The Venezuelan would-be dictator has put his country in an accelerating economic collapse.

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What the Moussaoui Circus Portends for the KSM Trial

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 - by Dan Miller

Expect terribly amused jihadis to very much enjoy the terribly stupid idea of using a criminal court to try KSM.

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The Blackwater Guards, KSM, and the American Judicial System

Friday, January 8th, 2010 - by Dan Miller

We have an excellent system, but it is not appropriate for all criminal trials.

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A Teen Wants to Sail the World Alone — Is It Government’s Business?

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010 - by Dan Miller

The case of a spirited Dutch teenager raises interesting questions about the nanny state and human achievement.

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Homeland Security Is on the Job — Don’t Panic!

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009 - by Dan Miller

Return to your seats immediately! Extinguish all incendiary comments!

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The EPA: They Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Climate Treaty

Sunday, December 27th, 2009 - by Dan Miller

So what if President Obama flopped in Copenhagen? The EPA already has wide-ranging power to enforce its will on the people.

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Christmas, Satire, and Reality

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 - by Dan Miller

When satire becomes politically correct reality, it's time to speak up.

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Hondurans Pull Off a ‘Coup’ Against Chavez

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 - by Dan Miller

With a successful election along and an important vote in Congress, Honduras foiled the Venezuelan's plans.

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The Honduran Elections: Persistent Courage Trumps Attempted Tyranny

Monday, November 30th, 2009 - by Dan Miller

Honduras successfully holds its scheduled elections, completing months of refusing to cave to international pressure.

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The Good Ship AGW Is Sinking; Still the Band Plays On

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 - by Dan Miller

Abandon the HMS Global Warming? Never! Obama will head to Copenhagen for the UN climate change summit.

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How Hard Will It Be to Convict Khalid Sheikh Mohammed?

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 - by Dan Miller

Recent Supreme Court rulings portend a disastrous trial.

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Major Hasan to Face Court Martial — What to Expect

Friday, November 13th, 2009 - by Dan Miller

First, stop hoping that officials and the media will speak out about the Fort Hood shooter's guilt. That creates grounds for an appeal.

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U.S. (Belatedly) Changes Course on Zelaya, Chávez Stays Quiet

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 - by Dan Miller

The U.S. drops its support for Honduran former president Manuel Zelaya. Hugo Chávez says nothing, a development in itself.

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