Lawrence Lessig of Harvard Law School wants to deny Trump his victory in the Electoral College. He also wants to rewrite our Constitution.
Under the guise of countering foreign “propaganda,” the GOP-controlled Congress quietly passed legislation last week that will unleash even more government propaganda on humanity, while at the same time establishing what critics blasted as an Orwellian “Ministry of Truth.” The “bipartisan” but flatly unconstitutional scheme, dubbed the Countering Disinformation and Propaganda Act, also calls for providing tax funding and training to “journalists,” media outfits, and other propagandists willing to parrot the U.S. government's viewpoints. According to its sponsors, the goal is to help promote Washington, D.C.'s “foreign policy goals.” The potential for abuse, though, is nearly endless, and the bipartisan establishment's “foreign policy goals” are often at odds with the Constitution — not to mention common decency, human liberty, and peace. And so, critics are speaking out forcefully.
Representative James Himes, who is urging members of the Electoral College to vote for Hillary Clinton, hasn't done all his homework on the Electoral College, or, for that matter, on the Constitution.
A change to a federal rule went into effect on December 1, giving the FBI power to hack into the private computers of millions of Americans.
A nullification bill submitted in the Michigan state House of Representatives would nullify any presidential edict, including executive orders and policy directives.
A bill filed in Texas for 2017 would restore the right of citizens of that state to carry a weapon without permission of the government.
The Seattle Police Department is set to deploy police body cameras that were bought with a $600,000 grant from the federal Department of Homeland Security.
A new bill prefiled in the Texas state legislature would prevent state resources from being used to carry out federal gun control efforts.
After a lawsuit against Remington Arms by families of the Sandy Hook Elementary victims was dismissed last month, the plaintiffs' attorney filed an appeal Tuesday with the Connecticut Supreme Court.