I'm not worried about whether checks and balances will disappear if Republicans don't have more than 40 seats in the Senate. True checks and balances are more fundamental than party affiliation.
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At first glance it defied credulity that the... Chicago Tribune would do something as screwball as giving any credence to the issue of whether... Obama is really a U.S. citizen or not.
if there is to be any change, it is going to be brought about by us, "we the people," not the politicians. No president, no congressman and no judge can do what you can.
By passing Prop 8, the California electorate may well now have violated parallel guarantees contained in the United States Constitution. We have been here before.
A start and end point should be the 31 Bush executive orders that deal with Iraq and the terrorism war.
I have to begin here today by stomping all over a cutesy term the media has come up with for the upcoming economic "summit" George W. Bush is holding ...
Emails saying absolutely anything about a candidate could not only be sent anonymously, but whoever sends them would actually be allowed to break any sort of anti-spam laws to do so.
Obama must secure "a new birth of freedom" for the 21st century, push the Supreme Court to enforce the text and history of the Reconstruction Amendments, and nominate Justices who will do the same.
We docked the ship on shore. We're back to normal now. We have re-established the fundamental building blocks of Western civilization -- we have our foundation underneath us.
the very survival of the species may depend on whether we make the right decisions in the next decade. Dramatic? Hell yes, it's dramatic.
You know your family has crossed the line into Obama Overload when you start talking to your children about history and they don't walk out of the room.
Pardon my paranoia, BUT ...
There is little doubt that the Republican Party has for years included voter suppression as part of its ongoing strategy. ...
While he's at it, Obama should stop using the word "constitution" because a few people might think he means "prostitution" or "constipation."
Warren, a Baptist, knows better. The cornerstones of the Baptist tradition are adult baptism and the principle of liberty of conscience and the separation of church and state.
The Constitution, Article VI, Section 3, states "no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States."
Palin's almost gleeful proclamation that she's just an everyday hockey mom and that experience is what we need in a VP, slams all the progress that women elected officials have been making for years.
In a recently-disclosed memorandum, issued by the DOJ in 2007 but hidden until now, we learn that W bypassed laws that forbid the use of taxpayer dollars to support religious groups.
A Republican almost made me burst into tears. In a good way. Gov. Kean's specifics are a reminder of how much is at stake now and of how bad things have been since 9/11.
If TSA made the theft of a passnger's property an official policy, it would be considered illegal. However, it appears that many TSA employees are making this an unofficial perk of their job.
If McCain cannot attract voters to him, the only strategy left is to prevent voters from getting to the polls to support his opponent.
The Framers did not ask people to rise above self-interest but instead expected them to pursue it. Pitting interest against interest, as Madison put it, is a way of ensuring liberty.
Thomas Jefferson was right: "What country can preserve its liberties, if its rulers are not warned from time to time, that this people preserve the spirit of resistance?"
This database reportedly contains the names of Americans who, "often for the slightest and most trivial reason, are considered unfriendly, and who, in a time of panic, might be incarcerated."
We are, for all intents and purposes, one terrorist attack away from having a full-fledged authoritarian state emerge from the shadows.
Conservatives have learned how to talk about judicial nominations and the future of the Supreme Court in ways that rally the base while not alienating the political center, and progressives haven't mastered this trick.
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