Category Archives: U.S. Constitution

Articles and posts about the Constitution and its contents

“RIP VAN” POSNER – SIX YEARS LATER THE JUDGE WAKES UP

Judge Posner has stunned the legal community with a rare judicial mea culpa: an admittance that he was asleep at the wheel six years ago when he wrote that he really thought voter fraud was an okay reason to have … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Rights, Constitutional Issues, Indiana, Judges, Judicial System, Politics, Rights and Liberties, U.S. Constitution, Voter Suppression, Voting

STUTZMAN WANTS RESPECT FOR THE “TEAPUBLICANS” BUT REFUSES TO RESPECT THE CONSTITUTION

Stutzman, Indiana’s Third District House Representative, has forgotten his Constitutional underpinnings – or he has chosen to simply ignore them.  As he whines about the TeaPublicans needing some measure of “respect”, he thoroughly trounces the Constitution which he so passionately … Continue reading

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SOTOMAYOR CRITICS – IT’S OKAY IF CONSERVATIVES ARE ACTIVISTS AND HAVE EMPATHY

With all the squawking going on about Justice Sotomayor‘s past statements, the din must have numbed the minds of the conservatives who have forgotten that some justices in their own party have held pretty much the same views as Justice … Continue reading

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JUDGE RULES AGAINST HUNTINGTON RELIGIOUS TRAILER

In a decision likely to draw fire from those who believe God and religion should be implanted into our children’s minds from the moment they leave the birth canal, a United States district judge, James T. Moody, has issued a … Continue reading

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I, BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA

With those four words, Barack Obama set sail – our Captain of the American enterprise with us as the crew – on a new journey in American history:  a history that all but chafed against such an event that occurred … Continue reading

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CAROLINE KENNEDY – MORE MEDIA GENDER BIAS?

Soon after Hillary Clinton’s selection as the next potential Secretary of State, Caroline Kennedy made known her desire to fill the seat to be vacated by Senator Clinton. As the talk grew about her assuming the seat, so did the … Continue reading

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OOH – HAS BRITAIN’S TONY BLAIR BEEN A NAUGHTY BOY?

Apparently George W. doesn’t trust even his closest friends and allies. Tony Blair, the British Prime Minister who stood shoulder to shoulder with Bush on Iraq throughout Bush’s trials and tribulations with the rest of the world, has been the … Continue reading

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VICE-PRESIDENTIAL ROLE – U.S. CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE I

While I was listening to the debate, I was surprised to hear Biden mention that Article I states the role of the vice-president. His statement was in response to Ifill’s question as to the role of the Vice-President. As anyone … Continue reading

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CONSTITUTION DAY – SEPTEMBER 17, 2008

Constitution Day is quickly approaching once again. Several years ago, Congress passed legislation which required certain entities receiving federal funds to celebrate Constitution Day each year. I am usually in charge of coming up with some way to honor the … Continue reading

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WE’VE ONLY JUST BE “GUN” – THE SECOND AMENDMENT AND SELECTIVE INCORPORATION

This past week, the United States Supreme Court handed down its much-awaited decision in the District of Columbia, et al v. Heller, 2008 U.S. Lexis 5268. The full decision with official pagination has yet to be published. While many gun … Continue reading

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