Many of the talking points put out by the con-con movement can be easily dismissed.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made headlines nationwide this week after bluntly telling law students at the University of Hawaii that internment camps to detain Americans would eventually return. Acknowledging that the infamous Supreme Court-approved internment of Japanese-Americans in wretched camps during World War II was wrong, the conservative-leaning justice followed up by adding that “you are kidding yourself if you think the same thing will not happen again.” In “times of war,” Scalia said, citing a Latin expression attributed to Cicero, “the laws fall silent.”
Con-con advocates ignore the states’ power to nullify unconstitutional acts of Congress, probably because many of their proposals increase Congress’ power.
North Dakota cattle rancher Rodney Brossart, the first man to have been arrested by the aid of a drone, was sentenced to three years in jail.
The congressman who walked out during President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas), is considering filing articles of impeachment against Obama.