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.
Pastor Jim Garlow may just get his wish: a notice from the IRS suing him for speaking in public about opposing a homosexual Republican running for office.
Another ruling rocks the pension plan industry's world: Pension plans must be treated in bankruptcy like any other common creditor.
When the Department of Homeland Security illegally seized notes from Washington Times reporter Audrey Hudson in 2013, the Times and the reporter took the DHS to court. A settlement has now been reached that includes a review of training for the DHS’ Coast Guard criminal investigators.
Privacy advocates are concerned about changes to forms for firearm purchases that pose questions about the buyer’s race and ethnicity. Fox News reports, “Form 4473, required for an over-the-counter sale by a federally-licensed dealer, now asks first whether a buyer is Hispanic or Non-Hispanic, followed by a question delving into more detailed race-based information.”
The federal regulatory bureaucracy is rapidly destroying the constitutional limitations and protections that made America the shining beacon it once was.