Every president between Truman and Obama have told the people the President is where the buck stops when it comes to most anything. They’re wrong.
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If you needed any proof of the fact that the two major political parties are out for themselves and lack even a shred of principle, here is the evidence.
by Michael Boldin The framers of the Constitution attempted to balance the power of the President as commander-in-chief with that of Congress, the representatives of the People. Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution gives to the Executive Branch the command of the nation’s armed forces, while Article I, Section 8 gives to the Legislative [...]
by Clay Barham If there were ever a time where the founding principle of America, as a nation, is justified again, it is the issue of state sovereignty.Â The notion of multiple governing entities, contractually united for a few common and limited purposes, where all else are functions of each state, is apparent in the [...]
As usual, this election season, the Presidential candidates are telling us how they’ll make life better for you.Â They’ll improve the economy, help your investments, protect you from harm, help you get a raise, ensure that you’ll keep your home, and much, much more. The problem, of course, is that most of what these candidates [...]
Cross-Posted from DailyKos.com with permission of the author, Crashing Vor Watching Keith [Olbermann] just now, I heard him mention Antonin “Nino” Scalia’s dissenting opinion from today’s ruling in regards habeas corpus rights for detainees. The lowlight of Justice Scalia’s opinion was the paragraph: “The game of bait-and-switch that todayâ€™s opinion plays upon the Nationâ€™s Commander [...]
by Ivan Eland More memos recently have surfaced that were written early in the Bush administration by John C. Yoo from the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel — the man who gave us the administration’s horrifyingly narrow definition of torture. As difficult as it is to believe, the recently released memos are even scarier [...]
A recent OpEd by Mario Cuomo in the Los Angeles Times, What The Constitution Says About Iraq, gave some surprisingly good analysis of how the Iraq war is a direct violation of the constitution. Here’s a few tidbits:
- Tenther Radio Episode #99: Government Gone Wild
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- Tenther Radio Episode #95: Real ID Backlash, and How to Enforce Nullification Bills