Bernie Sanders is an Independent U.S. Senator from Vermont who caucuses with the Democrats. He is a self-proclaimed socialist. He is a Democratic candidate for president. He is many things, but a Republican he is not. Yet, even though most people think there are many differences between Sanders and the typical Republican member of Congress…Details
WASHINGTON (July 27, 2015) – On Thursday, the U.S. House passed a bill that would crack down on so-called “sanctuary cities.” This Republican push advances a preferred policy of conservatives, but obliterates state sovereignty and clearly violates the well-established anti-commandeering doctrine.Details
Earlier today, a conservative told us we’d likely “lose a significant following” because of our view that the federal government doesn’t have the constitutional authority to ban hemp farming. Without getting into the absurdity of his view (he said it was a national security issue) – I want to make this clear: WE AREN’T TRYING TO…Details
Using federal power to achieve your own ends is a dangerous game – playing with fire that will ultimately burn you.Details
Today, the Arizona Senate voted 13-16 to kill HB2190 – a bill to withdraw the state from Common Core. It already passed the House and was moving closer to the Governor’s desk.
But establishment Republicans joined with Democrats in the Senate (and behind the scenes) to kill the bill.
NAMING NAMES – Adam Driggs, Jeff Dial, Steve Pierce – are the primary culprits.
Some people want you to believe that the Constitution is in good hands because Republicans control a large majority of state legislatures. This couldn’t be further from the truth.Details
No Child left Behind (NCLB), the signature legislation of the George W. Bush Administration is now up for re-authorization. Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions overseeing this review, said recently that he wanted to “put the responsibility back with states and local school districts” to…Details
Here’s an example of how a “conservative” is often far different than a “constitutionalist.”
When learning that a Republican is violating the Constitution, one of the most common responses we get from these folks is this:
“So what, Obama violates it every day.”
In other words, they don’t really care about the Constitution at all.