Can we make it stop?

Late last year, Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) was asked about the constitutionality of the pending Obamacare legislation. He answered that “most of the stuff we do is not authorized by the Constitution.” Not a surprise to anyone paying attention, and a bit of a lowball estimate, IMHO. The extraordinary thing about this was that it…

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Would It Be Ok For A State To Repel An Invasion If The Feds Refused To?

After considering the new, much maligned Arizona Immigration Bill, I have decided that it is appropriate and necessary. After all, if the Mexican Army was to invade Arizona and try to take it as a Mexican providence, and the US Army was busily building our empire overseas, we would expect any remnants of the Arizona…

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Why the Bill of Rights?

The Bill of Rights also known as the First Ten Amendments to the Constitution were ratified by the states on December 15, 1791 The states having at the time of their adopting the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be…

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Should the Government Promote Fishing?

A Cato essay on special-interest spending explains how many federal programs deliver subsidies to particular groups of individuals and businesses while harming taxpayers and damaging the overall economy. A major reason why spending has spun out of control in Washington is that thousands of special interest groups have secured a slice of the spending pie,…

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