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Fewer Traditional Values Means More Government

July 3, 2015 by

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By Star Parker ~ More unsettling than the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges directing states to recognize same-sex marriage is the reasoning that went into the decision. It would be nice to believe that the men and women who wear black robes and occupy seats on America’s highest court are serious people — […]

Let’s Drop The Charade: The Supreme Court Is A Political Branch, Not A Judicial One

June 30, 2015 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ ‘But this Court is not a legislature.” Chief Justice John Roberts actually published that sentence in his same-sex marriage dissent on Friday . . . a mere 24 hours after his maestro’s performance in the Supreme Court’s legislative rewrite of the Affordable Care Act – formerly known as “Obamacare,” but now etched in memory […]

Overthrow The Judicial Dictatorship

June 29, 2015 by

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By Cliff Kincaid ~ Commentators have missed the real significance of Justice Antonin Scalia’s dissent in the gay marriage case. He calls the decision a judicial “Putsch,” an attempt to overthrow a form of government-ours. His dissent, joined by Justice Clarence Thomas, was written “to call attention to this Court’s threat to American democracy.” His comment […]

A Tyranny Of Judges Forces Same-Sex Marriage On U.S. Voters

June 28, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The US Supreme Court has decided by the barest of margins – five votes to four – to invent the right to same-sex marriage in direct opposition to the expressed views of voters in several states. From the magnificent dissenting judgment of Justice Samuel Alito: At present, no one—including social scientists, […]

2016 Election – It’s The Corruption, Stupid

June 22, 2015 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ There is a potential winning coalition in America, one including Democrats and Republicans, men and women, and all racial and ethnic groups, who believe in one simple proposition – honest, representative government. We do not have either. What we do have is a political-media system representing the interests of an […]

Why The Magna Carta Matters

June 21, 2015 by

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By Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D. Founder of The Heritage Foundation ~ It won’t be long before Americans all across the country are celebrating our great national birthday. And we won’t do so quietly. “It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty,” John Adams, our second president, wrote […]

The DMV’s Lunatic Speech Dictatorship

June 13, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ What do the Confederate flag, the words “Respect Choice” and the message “Choose Life” have in common? DMVs in many states are arbitrarily banning them from license plates. Texas officials nixed the Confederate flag after an African-American pastor labeled it a symbol of oppression at a public hearing, though nine […]

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