Archive for March 8th, 2012

Likely Fiscal and Monetary Legacies of the Current Crisis »

I am not a prophet, nor do I play one on TV. Nevertheless, I will hazard some conjectures here about certain likely legacies of the current crisis. I focus on fiscal and monetary matters. In a future post, I will deal with regulatory and ideological matters. I will try to avoid mere guesses or hunches…
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Panetta Disregards Congress’ Enumerated Power to Declare War »

Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution provides that Congress has the power To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water; To raise and support Armies . . . To provide and maintain a Navy; Today, Leon Panetta told the Senate that if the…
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Colorado Supreme Court Strikes Down Campus Gun Ban »

Earlier this week, the Colorado Supreme Court held that University of Colorado students and employees with concealed carry permits are allowed to carry their weapons on campus. The University had exempted itself from the statewide law, but the Court held that the Concealed Carry Act is comprehensive with narrow exclusions (none of which apply…
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