Apart from the many problematic details of the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, there is the overriding problem of the entire P5+1 process that produced the agreement, and, even more importantly, the U.S. Senate’s abdication of its constitutional “advice and consent” obligation.
Of all the items on his presidential bucket list that Barack Obama hasn’t checked off, there is one that bothers him more than any other: He hasn't confiscated enough weapons.
Former U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss' call for publicly lynching Ed Snowden without a trial or any due process of law is in stark contrast to the Fifth Amendment which says, "No person shall ... be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law." In the absence of such a process, it is beyond the pale that a former U.S. representative and senator who has sworn an oath to the U.S. Constitution would make such a statement.
A pair of bills working their way through the California Assembly would set strict rules on the use of the Stingray surveillance device.