Congress micro-manages the lives of American Indians and of their tribes. It’s not supposed to be this way.
About Rob NatelsonIn private life, Rob Natelson is a long-time conservative/free market activist, but professionally he is a constitutional scholar whose meticulous studies of the Constitution's original meaning have been published or cited by many top law journals. (See: www.constitution.i2i.org/about/.) Most recently, he co-authored The Origins of the Necessary and Proper Clause (Cambridge University Press) and The Original Constitution (Tenth Amendment Center). After a quarter of a century as Professor of Law at the University of Montana, he recently retired to work full time at Colorado's Independence Institute.
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the Indian Trade and Intercourse Act is simply irrelevant to the scope of the Commerce Power.
The proposed law would violate not only the Constitutionâ€™s actual meaning, but even the watered-down version of the Constitution now applied by the U.S. Supreme Court
11th Amendment. Obliterated. Rob Natelson explains
This is the first book EVER to explain the legal force of the entire U.S. Constitution as it stood in December, 1791, right after adoption of the Bill of Rights.
To say that a levy is a â€œtaxâ€ under the Anti-Injunction Act is not to say that it is also a â€œtaxâ€ as the Constitution uses the word.
Even under the Supreme Courtâ€™s ultra-liberal â€œSpending Clauseâ€ rules, Congress went too far this time.
Rob Natelson explains why the recent court ruling on Obamacare is yet another double-edged sword
Rob Natelson tells us about the good, bad, and ugly of the recent 11th Circuit ruling
Some people are claiming that if Congress fails to raise the debt limit, the President can raise it himself unilaterally.Â The claim is not only wrong, but far scarier for Americaâ€™s future than a default would be
Details for a new balanced budgets amendment were poorly thought-out, and might have given America a devil of a problem.
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