Potemkin Federalism And The Modern Campaign Straddle
The president stressed that this is a personal position, and that he still supports the concept of states deciding the issue on their own. (HT: Yahoo News) I’m thinking President Obama regrets two of his decisions right about now. He wishes he wasn’t about to hold the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC and he’d rather have Opus The Penguin as a Veep right now | Read More »
Arizona Gets its Day in Court
Article 4 Section 4 of the Constitution (the Guarantee Clause) directs the federal government to guarantee the states protection from invasion. Yet, in the case of Arizona, which has been disproportionately effected by the invasion of illegal aliens and drug cartels, the Obama administration has guaranteed them nothing but lawsuits. In April 2010, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1070, a bill designed to curb | Read More »
Ezra Klein of the Washington Post Maligns Founding Fathers
Do progressives believe in States’ Rights and the idea of Federalism? Not Ezra Klein of the Washington Post. During a discussion today about the Filibuster sponsored by the American Political Science Association, and shown on C-SPAN, Ezra Klein made a very radical assertion about the issue of States’ Rights and one that should worry conservatives who treasure the idea of federalism.