Posts Tagged: Constitution

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Pies, Free Markets and the American Experiment

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I’ve often used the phrase “when I’m rich” followed by, “I’m going to do X and Y and Z”. Anyone hearing me say that could certainly be forgiven for thinking my primary motivation is to grow my bank account just for the sake of filling it up. In reality however nothing could be farther from… Read more »

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Barack Obama will go down in history as the most successful president since Abraham Lincoln…

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The eight year reign of Barack Obama will go down as the most important in American history since Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln led the United States at the single most important decision point in its history. At stake was no less than the question of whether the country would continue as a single nation or would… Read more »

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Will the Constitution Survive King Barack the Transformer?

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What makes a tyrant? Dictionary.com defines tyrant thus: A sovereign or other ruler who uses power oppressively or unjustly. In 1776 the 13 American colonies declared independence from just such a tyrant. Eleven years later the same 13 states came together to write a Constitution that was specifically crafted to thwart the emergence of a… Read more »

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Barack Obama’s Amnesty won’t be legal, but it will likely be permanent…

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Sometime over the course of the next week Barack Obama is likely going grant amnesty to millions of people who are in the United States illegally. He’s doing this very much against the will of an overwhelming majority of American people. Not only do polls show that Americans are 3 to 1 against his giving… Read more »

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Obamacare, WW II and how hubris undermines citizen confidence in government

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I recently heard a broadcast minute from Neal Boortz. He said the following: During the 3 1/2 years of U.S. involvement (in WW II), here’s what we manufactured: 8 battleships, 22 aircraft carriers, 48 cruisers, 349 destroyers, 420 destroyer escorts, 203 submarines, 4 million tons of merchant ships, 100,000 fighters, 98,000 bombers, 24,000 transport aircraft,… Read more »

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Illegitimacy: America’s racist past and present dooms its present and future…

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I recently got into a lengthy discussion with some friends that makes me wonder how much longer the country can survive. Why? Because of such starkly different views on the nation, our history and the role of government. Frankly, I’ve never felt so bewildered in my life as to how people looking at the same… Read more »

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King Barack, the Declaration of Independence and a Textbook Definition of Tyranny

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The two great founding documents in American history are the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution. Today, more than two centuries after each was written, people often conflate the two. How often have you heard someone say “It’s my right… it’s right there in the Constitution… Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.” Of… Read more »

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Congress allows Barack Obama to exercise his inner John Marshall… and they will live to regret it.

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In 1803 Chief Justice John Marshall changed the face of American government. He did it in such a subtle way that few people understood the consequences of his act at the time. After losing the election of 1800 and in an effort to thwart the power of victor Thomas Jefferson, John Adams sought to place… Read more »

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Why Should Obama Be Bound By The US Constitution? (Reader Post)

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“… he shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed …[.]” That phrase comes directly from the US Constitution, Article II, Section 3. The “he” refers to the president of the United States. This phrase leaves no wiggle room, no personal discretion or interpretation, no “way out” if a law that has been passed… Read more »

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The road from Republic to Dictatorship is paved with “good intentions”, like Obama’s Obamacare delays…

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was a watershed piece of legislation in American history. Based on the 15th Amendment, it outlawed discrimination based on racial, ethnic, religious and gender criteria. You probably don’t realize it, but it’s likely that you encounter aspects of the Civil Rights Act on a regular basis. When you apply… Read more »