As long as law enforcement leadership primarily focuses on the “war on drugs” and the “war on terror,” with all of the goodies and cash that comes along with it, and insists on supporting the federal government in its unconstitutional actions, the institution will remain deeply flawed, and quite frankly – dangerous.Details
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
Here’s another Republican that hates the Constitution and especially the 10th Amendment – Scott Pruitt, AG of Oklahoma. He’s suing the state of Colorado for legalizing marijuana in defiance of federal “law” He’s joined by another constitutional crook, Republican Jon Bruning, AG of Nebraska. These people are a HUGE part of the problem we face today. They…Details
by Walter E. Williams
Jonathan Gruber, MIT economist and paid architect of Obamacare, has shocked and disgusted many Americans. In 2013, he explained to a University of Pennsylvania audience: “This bill was written in a tortured way to make sure (the Congressional Budget Office) did not score the mandate as taxes. If CBO scored the mandate as taxes, the bill dies.” He added that the “lack of transparency is a huge political advantage.” Most insulting were his previous statements that “the American voter is too stupid to understand” and his boast of Obamacare’s “exploitation of the lack of economic understanding of the American voter.”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
Writes “jacob eagleshield”
“Personally I think you are all nuts. You are part of the United States,despite you having made Arizona the laughing stock of the nation. You are a subject to federal law as anyone else. You would not even be doing this if the President was a white Republican”
We were founded in 2006 when George Bush, a white republican, was president.
The Heritage Foundation hates a plant more than it cares about fidelity to the Constitution.
A recent example of this is an editorial published in the DailySignal titled “7 Harmful Side Effects Pot Legalization Has Caused in Colorado.”Details
Add The Daily Beast to the roster of “news” organizations that don’t understand the Constitution.
In an “Exclusive” story published on July 28, Ben Jacobs attacks Joni Ernst, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Iowa, for believing in nullification.Details
I’m all for using originalism to reach liberal results — I think that’s the best way to defend originalism from the charge that it’s no more than cover for a conservative agenda.
But Balkin seems to go to the opposite extreme, and find that (his version of) originalism always (or almost always) leads to liberal results.Details