Bob Livingston Archive
Bob Livingston is an ultra-conservative American who has been writing a newsletter since 1969. Bob has devoted much of his life to research and the quest for truth on a variety of subjects. Bob specializes in health issues such as nutritional supplements and alternatives to drugs, as well as issues of privacy (both personal and financial), asset protection and the preservation of freedom. Email this author.
Sensing the political failure of the Left’s environmental whacko agenda of raising energy costs to cap emissions of a gas we all exhale and that plants need to thrive — carbon dioxide — President Barack Obama has instructed his Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to rewrite its Clean Air Act and give itself authority it doesn’t have.
When questioned about the authority of the onerous, overreaching laws they’ve passed — laws like Obamacare, Wall Street reform and bank bailouts — members of Congress have cited the Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution.
That clause, found in Article 1, Section 8, reads:
The Congress shall have Power… To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes…
From our country’s founding into the 1930s, courts ruled that the Commerce Clause limited the ability of the Federal government to hinder the freedom of individuals, according to Andrew P. Napolitano, in his book, The Constitution in Exile. But that changed in 1937 as Congress continued to push New Deal legislation that increased the power of government and “(The U.S. Supreme Court) simply abrogated its role and stopped enforcing the Constitution’s limits on federal power.”
Continue reading to learn how James Madison defined the commerce clause.
If you are flying out of Boston’s Logan International or Las Vegas-McCarran International airports you can expect the heavy hands of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to come down on you. The TSA has just implemented a more aggressive palms-first, slide down body search technique to properly feel up airline passengers.
Many over-the-counter medications can increase your chances for liver or kidney damage, including pain relievers like ibuprofen and acetaminophen. The American Liver Foundation recommends you should take no more than 3 grams of acetaminophen per day. That’s equal to six extra-strength tablets. But to avoid this risk altogether try natural pain relief remedies such as […]
Just who exactly is this man posing as President of the United States? That’s a question being asked by a growing number of Americans. In fact, a recent poll by CNN — a news organization that has been downright gushing in its praise of Barack Obama — showed that six out of 10 people are uncertain the President was even born in the U.S. Read this article to learn a few of the questions surrounding the current presidential poser…
What gift says “I love you” better than a poke in the arm and the possibility of seizures and neurological damage? That must be the thinking behind the Walgreens marketing team as the store introduces a flu shot gift card.
Dear Bob, Hi: An article I read that came from you talked about the falling value of the dollar. It made me wonder what would happen to a homeowner like myself when out-of-control inflation makes a situation that the dollar I repay as a monthly repayment on my home doesn’t satisfy the repayment value for the home. How […]