On this very day in 1832, Jackson vetoed the Second Central Bank’s charter renewal. He later signed an executive order announcing that the Federal government would no longer use it and removed all Federal funds from the bank. This Presidential action of decentralizing economic power has never happened since and will likely never again.
We don’t need permission from the courts to exercise our rights. We need to learn how to exercise our rights whether the government or the courts want us to do so. Our message today to the Supreme Court is pretty straightforward: You may have your opinion, now come and enforce it!
Now that Obamacare is the law of the land (at least for the time being), the Federal government has for the first time acquired the authority to penalize (er… tax) the citizenry for behavior the government deems unhealthy.
It has been 236 years since 56 brave men signed their names to the Declaration of Independence, proclaiming that the 13 original American Colonies were no longer willing to live under tyrannical British rule.
According to a number of self-described conservatives and Chief Justice John Roberts apologists, Roberts didn’t murder the Constitutional separation of powers that has kept this country from either falling into the sort of state that would welcome back King George III with open arms or devolving into open conflict.
The Supreme Court ruling to uphold Obamacare strikes to the heart of an argument used by the Republican Party to accept the unconservative and unpalatable candidates it nominates for President: You must vote Republican in order to ensure conservatives are appointed to the bench.
Gun control advocate Representative Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) made a strong case for 2nd Amendment rights on Tuesday; it was, in fact, the same case that gun rights activists have been making for years.
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to split the baby on Arizona’s efforts to do the Federal government’s job, Barack Obama bestowed upon us subjects another reminder of his evolving disregard for not only the law, but the Constitution.
If you loved George W. Bush’s foreign policy, then Mitt Romney is your man. If this fact wasn’t evident before last weekend, it should now be crystal clear. During a weekend retreat, former Bush foreign policy officials gathered to fete Romney and pontificate about American empire.
President Barack Obama’s chief sock puppet Jay Carney awkwardly attempted to portray the Operation Fast and Furious scandal as a “fishing expedition.” Carney lied, feigned ignorance, sneered, whined and mocked Americans who want answers about Obama’s gift of weapons to Mexican narcoterrorists.