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A Lament About Our Post-Constitutional Politics

  The world is full of problems. Serious problems: poverty, crime, injustice, corruption, disease, violence, bigotry, terrorism, and on and on. It always has been. And it is natural for people to want to fix all the problems– or at … Continue reading

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Ends vs Means – The Problem with President Obama’s Immigration Proposal

I just read the transcript of President Obama’s Immigration Announcement. Honestly, I agree with a lot of the points he makes. As I have mentioned previously, illegal Immigration is a difficult problem. How do we be fair to those who … Continue reading

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Obama Hasn’t Changed His Position on Same-Sex Marriage

As you have probably already heard, the Obama administration announced this week that the president has decided that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional and he has instructed the Department of Justice not to defend the act in … Continue reading

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Why is the Health Care Law Unconstitutional?

Since the passage of the health care law on Sunday, a lot of us have challenged its constitutionality. Even before it was passed we suggested that it would violate the constitution. But since it’s passage I have seen a lot … Continue reading

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Bush’s Unconstitutional Auto Industry Bailout Using TARP

President Bush announced today that because Congress failed to authorize a bailout of the U.S. auto industry,  by executive order the National Government will be bailing out automobile companies using funds from the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) , which … Continue reading

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