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Section 4. The congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
The Bricker Amendment began with 46 co-sponsors, but it soon went down to defeat. Once moderate and liberal Republicans learned that President Eisenhower was against it, they distanced themselves from Senator Bricker and his proposal.
But, as the Avena case demonstrates, Congress should dust off the Bricker Amendment and submit it to the states for ratification. An international court should not be permitted to overturn settled provisions of American criminal law. This will set a precedent and lead to further intrusions into our domestic laws. The right of self-government is simply too precious to turn over to the likes of the ICJ.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?