by Eileen | 9:40 pm, February 26, 2013
In a 5-4 ruling with Alito writing for the majority, SCOTUS upheld warrantless wiretaps of Americans, provided the government states it has a good faith belief the citizen is speaking to a foreign national involved in terrorism. Plainly, provided they can keep a straight face while claiming they thought your pen pal was an al’Qaeda [...]
by Jon Caldara | 10:14 am, July 12, 2012
Here’s another take on the recent Supreme Court’s ObamaCare decision. This time we get to hear from perhaps the most famous constitutional scholar in the country, Randy Barnett of Georgetown University. He sat down with Damon Root of Reason TV for this half hour interview. I’ve watched the whole thing and it is well worth [...]
by Jon Caldara | 3:49 pm, July 5, 2012
In case you missed the Hands of my Health Care rally at the state capitol last week, we’ve got a sample of what went down on behalf of health care freedom. In this video, Constitutional scholar and Independence Institute senior fellow Rob Natelson shares his thoughts on the Supreme Courts decision to uphold the individual [...]
by Jon Caldara | 2:52 pm, June 29, 2012
Thanks to our two in-house constitutional law scholars, Dave Kopel and Rob Natelson, we have a couple of fresh off sound editor podcasts on yesterday’s SCOTUS ruling. But before I link to you that, take a look at Dave’s article on the ruling in the SCOTUSblog.
Just hours after the ruling came down yesterday, Dave got [...]
by Guest | 2:39 pm, June 28, 2012
Guest post by Alexander Hornaday First things, being already dangerously close to banishment to the Frummery as it is, let me affirm wholeheartedly that I abhor the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (hereinafter “Obamacare”). I believe that it is bad policy that represents a galling intrusion on our liberties and will have calamitous effects [...]
by Jon Caldara | 8:57 am, June 26, 2012
I have a special announcement to make. This Thursday the Supreme Court will release its ruling on the constitutionality of Obamacare. This is going to be the big news of the day (the week? the month? the YEAR!). As soon as the decision drops this Thursday, our constitutional law scholar Dave Kopel is going to [...]
by Julian Dunraven | 11:13 pm, January 27, 2010
By Julian Dunraven, J.D., M.P.A.Honorable Friends:After watching the State of the Union address tonight, I notice not much has actually changed in a year. Fashion, for instance, remains a foreign concept in Congress. We were back to the standard assemb…
by Julian Dunraven | 9:07 am, January 22, 2010
By Julian Dunraven, J.D., M.P.A.Honorable Friends:Do you believe the government should determine what the media can broadcast? Do you believe the government should decide which businesses constitute “media” and which do not? This is exactly what th…
by John West | 10:00 pm, January 21, 2010
I am disappointed in America today. The SCOTUS has upheld the freedom of expression that campaign finance reform took away from corporations and unions. Instead of taking a really hard look at what the campaign finance problem is, all I have heard today is the usual bickering over how we limit money in politics. WAKE [...]
by CTBC Director | 12:00 pm, June 29, 2009
Breaking News: the U.S. Supreme Court just reversed Sotomayor (Monday, 29 June 8AM MDT)
The Supreme Court has ruled that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their race, reversing a decision that high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor endorsed as an appeals court judge.
This decision must be considered a victory for [...]
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UPDATE: Something apparently got messed up with the PayPal buttons during this past weekend’s database glitch – fixed now. Yes, it’s that time again — PPC will be conducting training classes for center-right activists on Saturday, April 20 and Saturday, April 27, at Independence Institute in Denver. The tentative class schedule is as follows: Saturday, [...]
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