As thousands of unaccompanied Central American children stream across his state's southern border, Texas Gov. Rick Perry took a paranoid turn.
The story of Los Jets is quintessentially American. A small-town high school team, cobbled together of outcast and underdog students, struggles to overcome obstacles put in its way by unsympathetic officials and community naysayers.
Relax. This is not a slippery slope. So Justices Samuel Alito writing for the majority and Anthony Kennedy writing in concurrence, take pains to assure us in the wake of the Supreme Court's latest disastrous decision.
"But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep." Sen. Richard Russell called it a work of "manifold evils." Sen. Barry Goldwater called it a "threat to the very essence" of America.
His family doesn't know if Zack actually heard any of it firsthand. Maybe he was at that City Council meeting or maybe not. That last claim especially angered Zack's family. Anyway, Zack was HIV positive.
Fear not for the future of free speech after the Washington Redskins' trademark fight.