Tag Archives: Constitution

Don’t Conflate Freedom to Protest and Insurrection

You have a right to bear arms. You do NOT have a right to take up arms against the government of the United States. That is called insurrection. That is a crime. You go to jail. You may not like … Continue reading

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The State of Free Speech In America

From the National Constitution Center, including a discussion of the free speech rights of corporations, Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby. A panel of the nation’s leading free speech thinkers including Dr. Stanley Fish of the Cardozo School of Law, Foundation for … Continue reading

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Obama’s Top 10 Constitutional Violations of 2013

From Forbes by the  Cato Institute’s Ilya  Shapiro. One of Barack Obama’s chief accomplishments has been to return the Constitution to a central place in our public discourse. Unfortunately, the president fomented this upswing in civic interest not by talking … Continue reading

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Foreign Policy Clowns #7: Allowing Tyrants to Dictate Exceptionalism

There is something ironic about a dictator who destroys his own people’s sense of well-being telling another nation that they cannot think of themselves as exceptional. Here An oligarch whose main purpose is to  create a world in which he … Continue reading

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The Scapegoat in the Room

President Obama who does not need Congressional approval for a war in Libya; overrides Obamacare rules; writes signing statements on laws he doesn’t like but has to sign; issues executive orders to appease his constituents when congress doesn’t play along … Continue reading

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