Unconstitutional on its Face

Considering all of the legal ambiguity over national healthcare, not only is such a legal challenge necessary, it was fully expected by even Congress’s most ardent supporters of national healthcare because they knew they were wading into unchartered constitutional waters from the moment they pressed the yes button. Congress may be able to tax and…

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Apparent Tug-of-War in Topeka over State Sovereignty

After over a year and two legislative sessions the Kansas Tenth Amendment Resolution (KTAR), SCR1615, was finally passed on March 29th. Some declared “victory” as the resolution was packaged and sent off to Washington D.C. Senator Mary Pilcher-Cook, the resolution’s number one sponsor and champion, said, “SCR1615 was the first step in claiming state sovereignty…

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Judge Favors Constitution on NSA Wiretaps

Not a common thing these days, but a Federal judge ruled against the federal government on NSA wiretaps. From The New York Times: WASHINGTON – A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the National Security Agency’s program of surveillance without warrants was illegal, rejecting the Obama administration’s effort to keep shrouded in secrecy one of the…

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