Post Tagged with: "commerce clause"

March 30, 2012 07:12

Where Does the Supreme Court Get Its Power?

Since the law was passed over the overwhelming rejection of the voters its validation would cement the dictatorship of the Party in the transformation of America from what we have known into what we would never choose. The Court appears to be our last line of defense. But where does the Supreme Court get its power?

March 26, 2012 05:02

Krauthammer on ObamaCare constitutionality – if it is there are no limits

“If you say it’s constitutional under the commerce clause there are no limits whatsoever as to the power of congress. Our system up until now was one where the powers of congress are enumerated and circumscribed and everything outside it is the right and freedom of the individual. You do this and you give unlimited reach to congress.”

March 17, 2011 04:36

Celebrating James Madison

For Madison, the whole point was to bind government through a Constitution, enumerated powers, and ambition pitted against ambition. His was a noble vision of politics in service to individual liberty. Let us hope that we are not living “after the Madisonian Republic.”

February 19, 2011 11:11

Don’t Not Do That!

It seems many of the organizations, unions, and businesses who supported the law and helped lobby for its passage don’t want to live under its benevolent care. Consequently the Obama Administration has issued hundreds of waivers exempting the President’s supporters from compliance.

January 25, 2011 09:39

On Real Respect for the Constitution

Ron Paul questions whether the new found respect for the constitution will lead to real change.

December 13, 2010 08:47

Who Owns Us? Congress? Or Ourselves?

When congressmen and presidents take their oaths of office, is that oath to uphold and defend good ideas or the U.S. Constitution?

November 12, 2010 05:03

Minn. Gov. at odds with AG over Obamacare lawsuit

Gov. Pawlenty has personally filed a friend of the court brief in support of the Florida lawsuit against Obamacare. His Attorney General is preventing the state from participating.

October 27, 2010 04:44

ObamaCare and the Constitutional Crisis

Under whatever guise it might come, a reckoning nears. After decades of swallowing Supreme Court rulings that seemed to baffle and confuse the general public, the people have begun to stiffen and rebel.

August 26, 2010 08:03

How we abandoned the constitution -the abuse of the commerce clause

The Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution grants Congress the power to “regulate commerce . . . among the several States,” and for more than 100 years federal lawmakers invoked it for a very narrow purpose—to prevent states from imposing trade barriers on each other. But today members of Congress act as if it gives them the authority to do just about anything—including forcing you to eat your vegetables.