Two prominent GOP Presidential candidates have unveiled their health care reform plans, and they are more of the same. They even re-affirm key parts of Obamacare and keep federal control over health care intact. Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies at the CATO Institute, recently wrote an op/ed the New Hampshire Union Leader about the…Details
It’s reported that President Obama will change the name of Alaska’s highest peak from Mount McKinley to Denali. But wait, does the President have constitutional power to rename mountains?Details
WASHINGTON (Aug. 30, 2015) – On Friday, a federal court overturned a lower court decision and quashed a lawsuit brought against an NSA bulk surveillance program by a conservative activist and civil-liberties groups.
The ruling demonstrates the near impossibility of stopping the NSA through legal action.Details
Despite nearly eight years to reconsider their view, some Republicans still cling to the belief that President George W. Bush was a good president.Details
Yes, Obama is a constitutional criminal.
But if you think Bush was good, you’re pretty awful on the constitution too.
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SACRAMENTO, Ca. (Aug. 27, 2015) – Today, a power California Assembly Committee passed a bill that not only bolsters restrictions on state officials from seizing property without due process, but throws a wrench into federal efforts to do the same. Previously passed by the Senate, it moves one step closer to the Governor’s desk.Details
“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”—Martin Luther King Jr. There’s an ill will blowing across the country. The economy is tanking. The people are directionless, and politics provides no answer. And like former regimes, the militarized police have stepped up to provide a façade of law…Details
Here are a few (a small number of the total) federal agencies and programs that would be gone if the constitution were followed as the Founders intended and the Ratifiers approved.
Any that you’re surprised to see?Details
Today, most people believe that children of illegal aliens who are born in the United States are automatically conferred citizenship by virtue of the 14th Amendment. American politicians regularly pontificate on this topic, basing their positions on constitutional and humanitarian grounds. The issue is considered settled by the federal courts, which have announced continually that this passage was meant to grant citizenship to the children of all foreigners and aliens.Details
Democrats generally first try to tell me that each of their various government programs are constitutional. If I’m able to convince them that they’re not, they generally respond by telling me that it doesn’t matter – and that “times change.” They’ll sometimes call me backwards, or racist, but not really often.
Republicans generally first try to tell me that each of their various government programs are constitutional. It’s far less often that I’m able to convince them that they’re not. And generally, instead of researching or discussing, they just call me names, like “Libturd” or “Commie.”
Sometimes they’ll even suggest they hope that some terrorist from ISIS will come and kill me.
It’s not scientific, but that’s my general experience.