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Dealing at least a temporary blow to the Obama administration’s planned expansion of stem cell research, a Federal judge has ordered a ban on public funding for these types of studies.
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.
Technology has penetrated every aspect of our daily lives, and some are beginning to ask how the government uses tools such as Google Earth to track the whereabouts of United States citizens.
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.
As the conflict over the Islamic center near New York City’s Ground Zero continues to escalate, a new survey has found that ever more Americans believe President Obama is not a Christian.
As of today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) can’t stop you from throwing up a website devoted to most anything — even things which aren’t real, like Rachel Maddow’s talent. But, what if a government agency, with fully vested enforcement authority, pulled you over in your sporty new Dell and cited you with a ticket for excessive conservatism?
The Free Enterprise Nation (FEN) has said wasteful public spending and ballooning budget deficits have contributed to a substantial growth in its membership, which it says is indicative of a tide of outrage sweeping the nation.
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.