Eminent American historians Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg not only pronounce the current Constitution dead, but they introduce us to its replacement before the body is even cold.
From the very title of the first installment, however, the saviors of our “democratic republic” start down a road that might lead to a new constitution, but get the very essence of our government wrong.
In November, voters in Arizona will consider Proposition 122, an amendment that would prevent enforcement of unconstitutional federal demands.
Internet giant Twitter filed a lawsuit October 7 against the FBI in order to be allowed to publicly disclose details about information it must submit to federal officials without judicial warrants under the USA Patriot Act. Twitter is seeking a wider disclosure of information about the FBI's warrantless “National Security Letters,” information about which is suppressed by the Patriot Act under severe criminal penalties.
The Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC), an organization with more than one million members, has grown as a conservative alternative to the liberal American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), espousing conservative views such as opposition to the Affordable Care Act. And it has recently announced its endorsement of the Convention of the States (COS) Project.
An appeal of the ruling in Sissel v. US Department of Health and Human Services wherein an Appeals Court claimed that the Senate did not break the law when it originated ObamaCare there is likely to fail, opening another opportunity for the Supreme Court to do the right thing with ObamaCare: rule it unconstitutional.