How do you Solve a Problem like Obama?
President Obama’s New Years Resolution to bypass Congress and step up his preferred rule-by-fiat form of government seems to be right on track and gaining speed. The definition of fiat: an arbitrary decree or pronouncement, especially by a person or group of persons having absolute authority to enforce it, such as a king. During his first Cabinet meeting of 2014, President Obama declared, “I’ve got | Read More »
The Powers of the Presidency
In 1787 our founders gathered for the Constitutional Convention that determined which form of government would be chosen for the United States. Congregating outside of Independence Hall, interested citizens anxiously awaited the results of the Founders’ deliberations. One Mrs. Powel of Philadelphia asked Benjamin Franklin, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” Franklin famously responded, “A republic, if you can keep | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ Conservatives Lack Offensive Strategies
One of my biggest frustrations with the Republican Party — specifically the conservative movement — is the lack of planned offensive strategies to undermine and reverse the momentum of big government. Even some of the best conservative activists get bogged down in fighting against the status quo, and forget to address the bigger picture. This leaves us constantly on the defensive and settling for much | Read More »
Is it Time to Take the GOP Off Life Support?
This may not be very welcome on Red State in some corners, but I think this must be said. . You draw your own conclusions. When something in your life, for example: clothing, wears out to the point you can’t walk in public and be considered decently clothed or a car is beyond repair, you replace it, and throw out the old one, right? I | Read More »
100% of Groups Audited by the IRS Were, You Guessed It, Conservative
The House Ways and Means Committee has revealed that its investigation into the IRS targeting scandal has unearth yet another layer of the culture of corruption at the Obama Administration’s IRS. That’s right, every single 501(c)(4) organization selected for an audit by the IRS was a conservative group.
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Joe Walsh Endorses Article V Convention of the States
Former Congressman and AM 560 The Answer host Joe Walsh during a town hall meeting in Springfield, IL Saturday about a term limit amendment to the Illinois Constitution gave his enthusiastic endorsement of the Article V Convention of the States Amendment process and the effort to use it.
Why Can’t We Change?
Paths with no obstacles usually lead nowhere. Among those who hallow the Constitution you will find no more loyal devotee to this document that helped continue the limited government established under the Article of Confederation. There is no one who believes more passionately than the author of this article that the Constitution provided the space for the individual freedom, personal liberty, and economic opportunity needed | Read More »
Religious Freedom Day is About Actions Not Mere Words [UPDATED]
Today, January 16th, is national Religious Freedom Day. Like many of his predecessors before him, President Obama issued the obligatory proclamation.
But are we, as a nation in general and this Administration specifically, really protecting religious liberty?
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Florida Legislator Seeks to Amend U.S. Constitution
Are you happy with the way the federal government is operating? If not, are you interested in helping us change the way Washington DC operates? These are questions Florida Senator Alan Hays of Lake County asks everyone as he strives to gather interest in amending the U.S. Constitution. The Founders knew the federal government might one day become overbearing and abuse its power. Sen. Hays | Read More »
A Few Good Men
It’s rather difficult to realize that the Old Democratic Party believed in the Jeffersonian Democracy – they believed in our Constitution, very limited executive authority, state’s rights and civil liberties. They realized that our economy would flourish with limited business and commerce regulations – they believed in very limited control of businesses and commerce. Those were the good old days when some staunch Patriots weren’t | Read More »
Don’t Fear Using The Constitution To Save Our Nation
On Monday night AM 560 The Answer host Joe Walsh took a call from a man in the Chicagoland area who used his air time to tell people not to go down the Article V path to amend the Constitution in order to address such issues as a balanced budget and congressional term limits. This caller said that those who are leading this effort are | Read More »
A repost from a month ago seems appropriate… An American president can become a tyrant only with Congress’s acquiescence
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 dozens of party loyalists into various positions in the judicial | Read More »
Why The National Guard Is Not A Militia
The political Left in America is trying to change 200 years of written history by saying that the right to bear arms is so that citizens can hunt for food (false) and be a member of a “militia” called the National Guard (also false). These arguments are simply intended to support restrictions on private gun ownership and the ultimate leftist goal of total confiscation of | Read More »
This lawless era
Not only does President Obama lack the legal authority to impose the “fix” for insurance cancellations he described on Thursday, but his entire proposal boils down to inviting insurance companies to violate federal law, and promising not to prosecute them for it. That’s not an oversimplification – it’s literally true. The Affordable Care Act – which Obama has previously been fond of describing as “the settled | Read More »
The True Nightmare This Halloween
The true ghoulish horror, the true nightmare, this Halloween isn’t Miley Cyrus’s latest escapade or the newest gore-fest slasher film it is a statement of fact; we have become unmoored from our nations foundation, the Constitution. Because our nation is disconnected from the Constitution we are as a result living in a country that is more reminiscent of a low-budget third-rate direct to DVD film | Read More »
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