I can accept, as an original matter, the general proposition that the “Case or Controversy” language means at minimum that everyone can’t sue everyone for everything. How modern standing law derives its particular intricacies from this basic proposition is a mystery to me. But that doesn’t matter in this case, which seems fundamentally about an abstract injury common to everyone.Details
The OffNow campaign primarily focuses on action against federal surveillance programs. But with the line between federal, state and local law enforcement becoming increasingly blurred, Americans also need to pay attention to local actions to see and understand the big picture.Details
In predictable fashion, the black robed oligarchs known as the United States Supreme Court will not hear New Jersey’s appeal of the federal ban on sports betting. The decision by the Supreme Court last month not to hear the case essentially lets past appeals court decisions stand. The state legislature has already taken actions to bypass the courts and move forward with legalizing sports betting anyway.Details
While privacy supporters are encouraged to take steps at an individual level to protect their own data from the creeping eyes of the NSA (and FBI for that matter), a recent report indicates that such important personal steps alone aren’t enough.Details
The truth is that you simply cannot claim to sincerely celebrate the American Revolution while continually saying how much you miss George W. Bush. Nor can you clamor for the rights embraced by the founders while endorsing Barack Obama’s nationalistic policies. TDetails
Yesterday, TAC founder Michael Boldin returned to the Tom Woods show for another #TentherTuesday interview. Tom and Michael discussed the recent State of the Nullification Movement Report just released by the TAC, coalition-building with groups across the political spectrum, power-loving media “reporters,” and the #NullifyNSA campaign.
We have all heard people proudly proclaim that the Constitution is a living, breathing document and needs to be “tweaked”. This could not be further from the truth. “The most numerous objects of legislation belong to the States. Those of the National Legislature [are] but few.”(Rufus King from The Records of the Federal Convention of…Details