Browsing All posts tagged under »U.S. Constitution«

Cry Treason!

May 13, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba Treason is generally defined as the offense of attempting to overthrow the government of one’s country or of assisting its enemies in war. Benedict Arnold burned his name into U.S. history by conspiring with the British to turn over West Point to them. When his plot failed, he fled to England. Having […]

When It Comes To Health Care, The Left Doesn’t “Worry About The Constitution”

April 5, 2010 by

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By Conn Carroll Rep. Phil Hare (D-IL) voted for Obamacare. When questioned by his constituents to identify what part of the Constitution empowers the federal government to force Americans to buy health insurance, Rep. Hare replies: “I don’t worry about the Constitution on this to be honest.” We applaud Rep. Hare for his honesty, but […]

Reflections On A National Disaster

March 25, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba “Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There never was a democracy that did not commit suicide.” — John Adams (1835-1826) There is no question in my mind that I have lived long enough to see everything the nation once stood for in our own eyes and in […]

The Constitution Needs A New Amendment

February 17, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba The last Amendment to the Constitution took effect in 1992. The 27th said, “No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of Representatives shall have intervened.” I assume this means they cannot vote themselves a raise until a new group of […]

We’re The Best

February 12, 2010 by

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By Tom McLaughlin A few months ago, the Language Arts teacher in the next classroom asked the following question for a writing assignment: “Is the United States the best country in the world?” Only about 25 percent of our students thought so. We used to teach that to schoolchildren, but now they grow up hearing […]

President Obama Is Preparing To Impose Martial Law

February 2, 2010 by

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Some of you are asking, “Carl, how could you make such an outrageous statement?” Well, just as dark clouds indicate that it is about to rain, when all of the signs point at something, it’s not paranoia, simply an acceptance of the facts. Barack Obama recently, without any publicity (that should set off alarm bells […]

Obama, The Scourge Of The Constitution

January 15, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba Barack Obama taught a University of Chicago Law School course on the U.S. Constitution. In response to inquiries during the campaign, the school released the following statement: “He was a Lecturer from 1992 to 1996. He was a Senior Lecturer from 1996 to 2004, during which time he taught three courses per […]