The state Senate has approved legislation to make life imprisonment without possibility of parole the only option for prosecutors pursuing aggravated first-degree murder charges. The House should now pick up Senate Bill 5339 and carry it to the finish line.
Because bait and switch routinely works so well, both parties employ it. For a good laugh, ask tea party survivors how satisfied they are with the fiscal stringencies their elections imposed on the Capitol.
With Trump’s base stubbornly loyal but stuck in the lower 40-percent range and the president seemingly uninterested in expanding it, Democrats and media see the billionaire as vulnerable in just 86 weeks.
President Trump has gone far beyond previous presidents’ cajoling and criticism of Europe’s partial free-riding. He openly expresses his disdain and even called the European Union one of America’s greatest “foes.”