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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 — […]

New Republic Writer Warns Left That Roberts Court, Obamacare Ruling Aside, ‘Is Still Plenty Conservative’

July 3, 2015 by

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By Tom Johnson ~ In the week since the Supreme Court upheld certain Obamacare subsidies, some on the left, applying the wisdom that “the enemy of my enemy is my friend,” have gratefully praised majority-opinion-writer John Roberts. But now liberals need to put their warm fuzzies for the chief justice behind them and guard against […]

Independence Day and the Future of Liberty

July 1, 2015 by

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Times Always Try the Souls of Those Defending Liberty By Mark Alexander ~ “Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution.” –Joseph Warren (1775) On Memorial Day, my son […]

Man Who’s Never Had a Real Job Makes Rules for Businesses + More – Daily Digest

July 1, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The truth is, that, even with the most secure tenure of office, during good behavior, the danger is not, that the judges will be too firm in resisting public opinion, and in defence of private rights or public liberties; but, that they will be ready to yield themselves to the […]

Some Liberties Are More Equal Than Others + More – Daily Digest

June 30, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Constitutions of civil government are not to be framed upon a calculation of existing exigencies, but upon a combination of these with the probable exigencies of ages, according to the natural and tried course of human affairs.” —Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 34, 1788 TOP RIGHT HOOKS Some Liberties Are More […]

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 […]

Supreme Court Rules Against Obama’s Energy Regulation

June 30, 2015 by

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By Alex Anderson ~ The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a significant setback to the Obama administration and its environmental plan to curb emissions from power plants. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency must consider the financial costs of regulations to power plants. Commentary: Ruling Against EPA a […]

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