Tag: Congress
The Senate Should Dismiss the Article of Impeachment

IN THE UNITED STATES SENATE IN THE MATTER OF THE IMPEACHMENT OF DONALD JOHN TRUMP DEFENDANT’S MOTION TO DISMISS This matter comes before the United States Senate on Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss. Because Defendant is no longer president, vice president, or a civil officer of the United States, the Article of Impeachment should be...
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The Real Danger of the Capitol Incident: Suppression of Truth and Dissent

Americans are completely correct in expressing utter disgust with the outrageous violent turn of the election protest at the Capitol on January 6th. People who smashed windows, pushed through barricades, injured others, and fought with police should be promptly prosecuted. In a system of ordered liberty, all forms of violent conduct are always dead...
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A Coronavirus Spending Scandal

Seven months ago, the U.S. Congress rushed to pass the CARES Act, a $2 trillion emergency spending package that funded hundreds of coronavirus relief programs meant to help regular Americans cope with the impact of the pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has proven one thing about that spending: The federal government is not very good...
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Dishonest Interpretation

Once again the Supreme Court has strayed from declaring what preexisting law is to making law. Impatient with the pace of legislative action on amending Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sexual-orientation discrimination, the Supreme Court has rewritten the statute via interpretation. In Bostock v. Clayton County (a 6-3...
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Is the Federal Bureaucracy America’s Nobility?

In last month’s impeachment hearings, Stanford University law professor Pamela Karlan testified that the U.S. Constitution does not allow titles of nobility. Professor Karlan intended a witticism about Barron Trump, the president’s 13-year-old son, but she managed to raise an issue often overlooked: the possibility that America’s vast federal bureaucracy offers the equivalent to...
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The Scariest Words in Washington, D.C.

For Americans troubled by the ongoing lack of fiscal discipline on Capitol Hill, nine other words are perhaps very scary: “We have actually now agreed on the spending numbers”.

Congress Should Nix Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates

If Iran’s behavior supporting friendly proxy groups in the Middle East isn’t exactly stabilizing, the behavior of U.S. allies, Saudi Arabia and UAE, certainly hasn’t been any better.

Repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force

Congress should repeal the 2001 AUMF and allow its members to examine individually each of the numerous U.S. wars being prosecuted in far flung places.

Child Safety Accounts Would Protect School Children in Washington, DC

Thousands of Washington, DC public-school students could soon be a whole lot safer at school thanks to new legislation being considered in Congress.

The National Debt and the Control of the House

With Democrats back at the helm, more taxing & spending in sight?

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