The “Tenthers” Are Right

They sure are right – says Anthony Gregory in his latest post at CampaignforLiberty.com: Many liberals lambasted the Bush administration on detention policy and warrantless surveillance, often arguing that they violated the Constitution. Now the Obama administration is pushing ahead with plans to require every American to purchase health insurance. Doesn’t that also violate the…

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Unconstitutional Tribunals

Judge Napolitano does an excellent job in this op-ed explaining the numerous ways in which using military tribunals on foreign soil to try alleged terrorists violates the Constitution. The casual use of the word “war” has lead to a mentality among the public and even in the government that the rules of war could apply…

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Neocons vs. The Constitution

As much as it seems like progressives hate the Constitution, we must not forget that it is the neocons – warmongering statists pretending to be conservatives – who continue to be the biggest threat to the U.S. Constitution. After all, if it weren’t for the neocons, Obama most likely wouldn’t be able to get away…

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Rand Paul and Military Commissions

Ron Paul’s Senate-aspiring son takes some un-libertarian positions which causes controversy among the freedom movement. “Foreign terrorists do not deserve the protections of our Constitution,” said Dr. Paul. “These thugs should stand before military tribunals and be kept off American soil. I will always fight to keep Kentucky safe and that starts with cracking down…

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Commerce Clause Gives Federal Government the Power to Do Everything

Recently, the ornery Nancy Pelosi was asked, by CNSNews: “Madam Speaker, where specifically does the Constitution grant Congress the authority to enact an individual health insurance mandate?” The brilliant and philosophic Pelosi replied, “Are you serious? Are you serious?” From the CNSNews story:

Currently, each of the five health care overhaul proposals being considered in Congress would command every American adult to buy health insurance. Any person defying this mandate would be required to pay a penalty to the Internal Revenue Service.

CNSNews followed up with Pelosi’s press spokesman, Nadeam Elshami, and inquired again, “Where specifically does the Constitution authorize Congress to force Americans to purchase a particular good or service such as health insurance?” All they got back was a September 16 press release titled “Health Insurance Reform Daily Mythbuster: ‘Constitutionality of Health Insurance Reform.’”

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