As the unconstitutional federal war on marijuana comes to an end, the prohibitionists aren’t going out with class or dignity. The latest measure is an anti-constitutional lawsuit filed by the Attorneys General in the states of Oklahoma and Nebraska.Details
That’s what Yale Law School professor and The New York Times columnist Linda Greenhouse accused members of the Supreme Court of being after they agreed to hear the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act. For his part, Princeton professor and fellow NYT columnist Paul Krugman called this a “cruel absurdity,” and suggested the court would “pervert the law to serve political masters.”Details
As much as the federal government is rightfully criticized on this website, it is time to give credit where credit is due. They truly understand that persistence is key. No matter how hairbrained, laughable, or destructive their schemes may be, they always keep trying to push them down our throats. As a general rule, this persistence pays off. To see how, one only needs to consider Pres. Obama’s announcement that American airpower will now be directed at Syria.Details
Politician promises to “do ___ in the future” are usually grandstanding.
Like a withdrawal from Afghanistan. Which should happen yesterday.
Kansas lawmakers chickened out.
The Kansas legislature had a golden opportunity to make a bold statement and effectively nullify federal regulation of the Lesser Prairie Chicken and the Greater Prairie Chicken within the borders of their state.Details
Republicans position themselves as the party of the Constitution and limited government.
But like the Democrats they constantly criticize, Republicans exercise a great deal of discretion in the application of their constitutional fidelity.Details
Perhaps if he hadn’t continually stalled his bill to ban the Obamacare Medicaid expansion in Tennessee Brian Kelsey’s message to Sebelius might have carried a little more weightDetails