“Under the Constitution, the delegated power to regulate “commerce among the several states” does not include a power to mandate commerce, or prohibit it.”Details
Earlier this month, it was reported that the Obama administration used drones and manned warplanes to drop bombs and missiles on Somalia, killing at least 150 people. Today, we’ll cover 3 reasons this action was unconstitutional.Details
The media loves to trot out college professors as a way to shoot down every attempt to resist federal power. They’re cited as experts, and they almost always favor more federal power. Today we’ll cover a common example which shows they often don’t have a clue what they’re talking about.Details
Because the federal government – including the federal courts – is a creature of the people of the states, its opinion can never be the final word on what is constitutional or not.Details
Did the Founders create this, or is it the invention of someone else?Details
Does the Constitution Allow a Female President? Originalism Says Yes. Some Types of Nonoriginalism May Say No.
This might seem like an odd question, but a journalist recently asked me my opinion about the matter. It turns out that Article II of the Constitution refers to the President as a him. For example: “He shall hold his Office during the Term of four Years.” If this “he” meant only a male person, there would be a strong argument that the President had to be a male.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