ACLU = Aging Communist Leftover Union!

ACLU v. Religious Liberty By J. Matt Barber   Irony is defined as "the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning." The term doublespeak means "evasive, ambiguous language that is intended to deceive...

Ooops they "created a haven for bad actors"!

They just didn't foresee that it would be the political class not miscreants fleeing other States. Article 1, Section 8, Clause 17 of the United States Constitution – Guest Essayist: William C. Duncan, Director of the Marriage Law Foundation ...

Wisconsin stops collecting union dues for PEUs

Wisconsin stops collecting union dues for PEUs Yesterday, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported that the state of Wisconsin has implemented the public-employee union reforms passed by the state legislature and published over the weekend in...

One of my Senators: I'm sorry to say!

My Senator [no I did not vote for this one] has decided that there shall be no more drunk drivers on the nations road.  So he is proposing legislation to make mandatory on vehicles those do-hickeys you have to blow into to prove you ain't been...

Are there times when the Pres isn't CinC?

Article 1 of the US Constitution deals with the structure and duties and privileges of Congress.  Section 8 clause 15 states:  To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions.  It...

Free Market

Why do we have so many problems in this country? Why so many frustrated citizens? We have given up our power. We have given our power to government and it has backfired. I have always wanted a 'true democracy', one where we all voted for everything....

War Powers? What is Constitutional?

Talk about timing!  It is almost as if someone had a plan!  The day after our President came before the people to explain the military action in Libya the portion of the Constitution that was due to be discussed was the Congressional War Powers...

Are tribunals constitutional?

In a word, yes! Article I, Section 8, Clause 9 US Constitution  9:  To constitute Tribunals inferior to the supreme Court; Article I, Section 8, Clause 9 of the United States Constitution – Guest Essayist: Charles K. Rowley, Ph.D.,...

We are the labor?

This is something I just do not understand, so maybe someone can help me. "Labor" is continually demonized by the right in this country.  This is something that I still can not fathom. Of all the population, are not most of us the "labor?" Isn't...

Alexander Hamilton's 11 Point Plan

     In 1791 Alexander Hamilton presented his 11 point plan for manufacturing to the Congress.  By 1793, most of it's points were in place.  This plan has been largely successful in making our country into a manufacturing giant. "The three periods...

So you want to tax the rich??

MARCH 26, 2011 The Price of Taxing the Rich The top 1% of earners fill the coffers of states like California and New York during a boom—and leave them starved for revenue in a bust. By ROBERT FRANK ...

Obama Underwrites Offshore Drilling in Brazil

Obama Underwrites Offshore Drilling You read that headline correctly. Unfortunately, the Obama Administration is financing oil exploration off Brazil. The U.S. is going to lend billions of dollars to Brazil's state-owned oil company, Petrobras,...

What do you do when the boss is away?

Well do you think the worker's at the White House missed the memo on when the "boss" would be back; or are they trying to send a message? Obama locked out of Oval Office By Daniel Strauss - 03/24/11 10:36 AM ET President Obama...

Constitution trivia

Why was counterfeiting specifically mentioned in the constitution since the power to coin money implies the authority to enforce its integrity?     It seems the founder and framers had three reasons.  The first was that under English law...

Bankruptcy and the Constitution

From today's blog on the Constitution. Article 1, Section 8, Clause 4 4:  To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States; Notwithstanding Madison’s view that “The...

Okay Joe, How about now?

Joe Biden 2007: I Would Move To Impeach a President That Took Us To War Against a Country That We Weren't Attacked By   BIDEN: "The president has no constitutional authority to take this nation to war against a country with 70 million...

The credit card clause.

March 21, 2011 – Article 1, Section 8, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution – Guest Essayist: Joerg Knipprath, Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School Article 1, Section 8, Clause 2 2:  To borrow Money on the credit of the United...

2011......

So, this is a question for all of you. I have seen both sides of the spectrum here on thoughts. Both sides seem to believe that their party is the right party for the country. So what is it about your party that you believe will make them the...