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by | May 30, 2013

Yesterday the Committee of the Judiciary of the House of Representatives sent a lengthy letter to Attorney General Eric Holder asking a series of significant questions about the veracity of his statements under oath in recent Congressional testimony. The lead…

by | May 23, 2013

The Obama administration’s attacks on the Constitution have been aggressive and unrelenting. They have been complemented by consistent disdain, from Democratic Party elected officials, for the notion that there are any limits of any sort on the power of our…

by | May 23, 2013

Once upon a time I was a naval officer. There was a saying back then, to the effect that you can delegate authority, but you cannot delegate responsibility. What did that mean, you ask? Well, the example you’d hear in…

by | May 20, 2013

(Revised and Updated) Over a pleasant weekend here in The Nation’s Only Boom Town, the avalanche of awful disclosures about the Internal Revenue Service continued with no end in sight. These developments are revealing, not only about the current administration…

by | May 16, 2013

In April of last year I was invited by the Alabama Policy Institute to give a talk on the Founders’ concept of rights as embodied in the Declaration of Independence. An abridged version of the paper from which I spoke…

by | May 13, 2013

At around noon on Monday, May 13, I checked the home page at NPR.org to see what stories are in the lead. There are four big headlines. Most prominent is a story about the Cleveland kidnapping victims’ escape from their…

by | Apr 4, 2013

For months now the Washington Post and its polling partner, ABC News, have been doing their utmost to support the Obama administration’s campaign against the Second Amendment. The “gun show loophole” has been a recurring theme in this campaign, with…

by | Mar 25, 2013

Earlier this month, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that “tax cuts are spending.” “Tax expenditures,” as she called them, including “subsidies for big oil” and “breaks for corporate jets,” are “spending that we must curtail.” Is it good news…

by | Mar 22, 2013

Had I not received an email about it, I’ll confess that Earth Hour might have slipped past me. Lest we forget, the sponsoring World Wildlife Federation’s website reminds us: “At 8.30pm on Saturday, March 23, 2013, hundreds of millions of people…

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