The full bill for Obama’s failed economic policies has yet to arrive. But no such explosion of debt has ever escaped a day of reckoning, and no such monetary surge has ever had a happy ending.
Tagged: U.S. Constitution
Pundits are expected to make predictions for the year ahead and far be it for me to avoid what, generally speaking, depends on who is making them. Major trends are already in place and easy to predict as they proceed, but it is always unknown events that upend predictions. Mother Nature and perpetrators of evil can always be counted upon to provide them.
Former Durham, NC district attorney Mike Nifong was disbarred for withholding evidence from the defense and lying to the court in the trumped-up Duke lacrosse team rape case. Ex-Boston crime lab technician Annie Dookhan was prosecuted for faking test results and contaminating drug samples, to get accused dealers convicted. In both cases, charges against their victims were dismissed or are under review.
“If you like your health plan, you can keep it,” is the Lie of the Year, according to PolitiFact. But Barack Obama has been operating under an even more momentous lie for his entire presidency.
The Supreme Court has taken up another case based on the Environmental Protection Agency’s campaign of lies that carbon dioxide is the cause of “climate change” and claims about the quality of air in the United States. The Court is composed of lawyers, not scientists.
America 3.0: Rebooting American Prosperity in the 21st Century tells the story of our nation’s government as crushingly expensive, one that is failing at its basic functions and unable to keep its promises. Such an unworkable and out-of-control government cannot continue as the status quo.
In the wake of the celebrated shootings in Newtown, Connecticut; Aurora, Colorado; and the streets of Chicago, both parties have fallen over themselves to act “serious” about the problem of[...]
For four straight years, the United States of America has not adopted a budget, notwithstanding the requirement of Article I, Section 9, of the Constitution that “a regular statement and[...]
Can the President make “recess appointments,” which do not require Senate confirmation, when the Senate is not in recess? No President in American history had ever tried to do that before. But[...]
Heartland’s CEO Joe Bast spoke recently at the “Yes, We Did Build It” rally in Waukesha, Wisconsin, sponsored by the Citizens for Responsible Government. (That’s Wisconsin Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, at[...]
On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., the University of Chicago’s Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, Martha Nussbaum – appointed in both the Law[...]
I’ve written before that President Obama seems shockingly ignorant of legal principles, including but not limited to constitutional law, surprisingly for a law school instructor who taught that specialty for[...]
Reactions to recent events by Harrison Schmitt — Heartland Institute Board member, former U.S. Senator (R-N.M.), and the last man (and first scientist) to set foot on the moon. (Cross-posted at America’s Uncommon[...]
One does not read the editorial page of The New York Times anymore to be enlightened. It ceased being a destination for a serious, thoughtful take on the issues of[...]