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  • Student bullies trump First Amendment

    Well, the wild and crazy 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is at it again, this time ruling that in a conflict between bullies and the First Amendment, bullies win. The court let stand a previous ruling by a three-judge panel of the court that school officials of Live Oak High School can...

  • The IRS targeted organizations teaching the Constitution and Bill of Rights

    Over at the Volokh Conspiracy blog, Georgetown law professor Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz reports that on Jan. 20, 2012, the IRS revised its BOLO ("Be On the Lookout") list to include "political action type organizations involved in . . . educating on the Constitution and Bill of Rights."

  • The survey that proves the republic is unsalvageable

    One in three Americans can't name a single branch of the U.S. government, according to a poll from the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • The time may be right to salvage states rights

    With Washington immobilized by partisan gridlock, states find themselves in a better position than for decades to redress the balance of power and remind the feds that there is a 10th Amendment.

  • Actually, senators, you're the ones who threaten the country

    No single issue is more important to the needs of average Americans than upholding the Constitution over the vagaries of contemporary political life.

  • Proposed amendment on campaign finance dies in Senate

    The key vote was Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who backed the proposal.

  • Parties play politics over Constitutional amendment on campaign cash

    While it's still a long shot the measure eventually will pass, both parties are getting millage from the process for messaging purposes.

  • Favors and loot for sale

    Why do people and organizations cough up billions of dollars to line political coffers? One might answer that these groups and individuals are simply extraordinarily civic-minded Americans who have a deep and abiding interest in encouraging elected officials to live up to their oath of office to...

  • Key Democrat doubts Obama could get votes for ISIS military action

    Rep. Adam Smith said differences between members who are hesitant to vote for anything that smacks of another war in the Middle East, and hawks who would worry about limiting the president's ability to conduct military operations, could ultimately sink any legislation.

  • ACLU celebrates the Constitution with inexplicably bizarre music video

    For us, the YouTube video released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union falls into the "less-than-dignified" category.

  • Congress passes laws for reasons and Obama must obey them: Examiner Editorial

    The wisdom of exchanging Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban members may be up for debate, but the legality of how President Obama did it is not.

  • Federalism and the Founders

    In my column last week, I argued that an abandonment of federalist principles actually helped explain the polarization in Washington. This has provoked a number of responses from liberal critics.



From the Weekly Standard

  • Ancient to Modern

    “Chemistry and Physics Get Million from Loeb,” blared the Har vard Crimson headline. “Funds will modernize laboratory facilities and establish chemistry chairs.” The donor: scientist Morris...

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  • 60 Percent of Voters Want Obamacare to Be Repealed

    A new poll finds that three-fifths of likely voters support the repeal of Obamacare.  A large plurality — 44 percent — wants to see Obamacare repealed replaced with a conservative alternative. A...

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