Citizens have "no right to reasonably resist unlawful entry [to their homes] by police officers," Indiana's Supreme Court declared May 12 in a controversial 3-2 decision, Richard L. Barnes v. Indiana.
In 2012, were the American people to go to the ballot box and deposit their vast political capital in the account of Barack Obama, the word is that he will use it to fund a vigorous anti-gun crusade.
The growing unrest among state legislatures and the zeal of millions of Americans to restore the balance between the federal and state governments (principally through the restoration of the sovereignty of the states) is presaged by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in the seminal work of American political philosophy: the Federalist Papers.
Arguments in one of the lawsuits challenging Barack Obama’s eligibility to be President of the United States has finally worked its way through the California court system and will be heard by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on May 2.
From reading the news and listening to the talking heads, one might get the impression that the Tea Party movement consists of government-slashing radicals who are equally fed up with both the big-government Democrats and the slightly-smaller-government Republicans. A recent McClatchy-Marist poll, however, suggests that Tea Party members and sympathizers are far less Ron Paul and far more Mitt Romney.