Presidential power has been on a pathway of expansion beyond what the Constitution outlined, and what a government of, by, and for the people requires, since George Washington was president.
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While even sympathetic observers will admit that the current 10th amendment revival is a reaction to the new Democratic president, resolution sponsors are making special efforts to point out the constitutional, not partisan, intention of their efforts. Says Republican Michigan state Rep. Paul Opsommer, â€œSome Democrats feel it is an attack on Obama until I explain I also introduced it last yearâ€¦ This is about the rights of the states and the people, not anything to do with Republicans or Democrats.â€ Primary sponsor of the pending Kentucky state sovereignty resolution, Rep. John Will Stacy, is a Democrat.
by Greg Heller, The Holy Cause Does the “liberal” Obama respect the Constitution more than the “conservative” Bush?Â From the Contra Costa Times: After months of battling with the Bush administration, California may be close to getting permission from the federal government to set its own standards for tailpipe emissions from cars and trucks. President-elect [...]
by Pudge Today in the same breath someone, to me, attacked Bush for violating the Constitution, and not supporting Social Security enough. Apart from the fact that the “raiding” of Social Security actually makes the S.S. Trust Fund more solvent and is a good investment (as it is guaranteed safe by the Constitution, and earns [...]
Yes, you did read that correctly! Ok, so maybe you’re thinking I’m off my rocker; what in heaven’s name do cows have to do with the Constitution? Well, according to an interesting post by Liliana Segura at AlterNet this week, we learn that COWs is actually a device that Neil Bush is selling to school [...]