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.
Washington, D.C. is a cesspool of corruption. The fact that Congressman Ron Paul has spent 22 years in Congress, including the last 15, and not been infected by the corruption is what sets him apart from most other politicians. Sadly, it seems his son Rand did not inherit his father’s fortitude.
C-SPAN should simply change its programming lineup to better suit the decadent nature of a Nation in decline. This would likely be a great way to get more brain-dead Americans to tune in to the network, and it may even get more youngsters interested in how government works.