Economy / Foreign Policy / Other / Politics

For Israel, Nuclear Iran Not Biggest Concern

All we hear from Israel is everything Iran. Netanyahu, in a fiery speech, said in relation to Iran: “as Prime Minister of Israel, I will never let my people live under the shadow of annihilation.” Israelis have lots of important issues on their plate. In Israel there are numerous social cleavages and economic issues that … Continue reading

America / Constitution / Other / Politics / Rule of Law

Our Constitution: Absolutely Not A “Living Breathing Document”

Is our Constitution a “Living Breathing Document?” Well, what is a “Living Breathing Document?” In The American Constitution and The Debate over Originalism, Dennis Goldford defines the concept of a living breathing document. He quotes Harlold Koh, legal expert, as defining the concept as a “flexible pragmatism that views the Constitution as a living document … Continue reading

America / Culture / Economy / Gov. Officials / Healthcare / Other / Politics / Presidency / Regulation / Tax

“Right of Conscience” Amendment: Blatant Misrepresentation of Constitution, Republicanism

The US Senate, today, March 1st, plans to vote on a Republican-sponsored amendment that would restore “the right of conscience” to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare). The Senate’s bill, which would hope to reverse the Sebelius/Obama Contraception regulation without any actual reference to ‘contraception’ or the regulation they hope to reverse. … Continue reading

America / Culture / Economy / Gov. Officials / Healthcare / Other / Politics / Presidency / Regulation / Rule of Law / Tax / U.S. Domestic Policy

Obamacare’s Medicaid Mandates on States; Oppresive and Wrong on Every Level

There are many unconstitutional elements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare). One of these elements, lurking the midst, not getting the attention it should receive in the mainstream, at least not anymore, is unconstitutional Federal mandates on the states (as it relates to Medicaid). Under Obamacare states can choose to either … Continue reading

Uncategorized

The Conservative Alternative: Gingrich or Santorum? (Pt 1)

Many in The Republican Party are looking for the “Conservative Alternative to Moderate Mitt Romney,” as one Gingrich advertisement put it. Who is the more Conservative; that is, free markets, free people, and limited Republican government. A quick overview of their economic/fiscal policies may help answer that question. However, what about in other policy realms? … Continue reading