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Analysis Law Politics

U.S. Constitution: Rules for Government

I wish more people understood that the U.S. Constitution is not the top-level law of the land. In fact, it doesn’t even apply to the people at all. The top-level law that applies to the people is a completely different set of rules called the U.S. Code. This enormous set of laws is established and […]

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Analysis Humour Politics

Trumpian Delusions: Birthright Citizenship

Some politicians have been suggesting that they can end birthright citizenship. Other’s say that would be a direct violation of the 14th amendment which says… “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and the specific State wherein they reside.” Trump has […]

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Politics Social/Culture

The Unconstitutional Trump

Article 1 Section 9 of the U.S.Constitution has proved to be a law, contrary to the actions of the most recent Republican presidents. For instance, George W Bush suspended the Writ of Habeas Corpus as applied to suspected terrorists picked up in various locations throughout the world. What does Article I, section 9 of the […]

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Analysis Politics

Vice President … in Charge?

Last night I couldn’t help but notice how the evening commentaries were ripping up Sarah Palin for misunderstanding the job description of the vice presidential office. In answer to a question by a nine year old boy, Sarah Palin said… “They’re in charge of the U.S. Senate so if they want to they can really […]

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Politics Social/Culture

Health Spending IS Defense Spending

Sometimes I hear the argument that the federal government should spend money on defense but not on health care. Since this notion seems to resonate more among the young conservative sectors of our population ( in which the desire for beer, whooping and hollering far outweighs the need for medicine ) I assume it’s self-interest […]