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 Bob Adelmann | 9:21 am, November 6, 2012
The gloves will come off in his second term, if he gets one.
by Bob Adelmann | 9:11 am, October 31, 2012
Dan McLaughlin, writing at RedState.com on Monday, brought up a very good point: What if Obama loses the popular vote but wins in the Electoral College? He’ll be an emasculated duck. Barack Obama is trying to do something no president has ever done: get re-elected without winning the national popular vote. If he were to [...]
by Bob Adelmann | 9:24 am, October 29, 2012
The case now before the Supreme Court, Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, is a test of the “first sale doctrine,” also known as the “right of first sale,” the “first sale rule,” or the “exhaustion rule.” Here’s the problem: such a doctrine creates an exception to a copyright holder’s right to distribute his product. [...]
by Bob Adelmann | 6:48 am, October 28, 2012
Chris Cox is the Executive Director of the NRA’s powerful legislative and political pressure arm, its Institute for Legislative Action. He has turned up something. Back in 2008 the Democrat Party platform included the phrase: “We believe that the right to own firearms is subject to reasonable regulation, but we know that what works in [...]
by Bob Adelmann | 11:33 am, October 25, 2012
Need proof? This comes directly from the Democrat Party platform: Firearms We recognize that the individual right to bear arms is an important part of the American tradition, and we will preserve Americans’ Second Amendment right to own and use firearms. We believe that the right to own firearms is subject to reasonable regulation. We understand [...]
by Bob Adelmann | 9:04 am, October 23, 2012
In Scott Rasmussen’s “Political Commentary” on Friday, he expressed his opinion, based on his own polls, that the GOP would not gain control of the Senate. Earlier this looked very do-able, with so many vulnerable Democrat seats available for the taking. But now? Not so much: When 2012 began, the presidential race looked too close [...]
by Jon Caldara | 3:26 pm, July 16, 2012
Here is our constitution scholar Rob Natelson explaining the ObamaCare Supreme Court ruling on my TV show:
Here is Colorado Springs Gazette editorial page editor Wayne Laugesen on the saga of the Waldo Canyon wildfire.
by Mike Krause | 12:04 pm, July 13, 2012
Friday night means the Independence Institute’s public affairs television show Devil’s Advocate on Colorado Public Television 12. First, Independence Institute constitutional scholar Rob Natelson sits down with host Jon Caldara to discuss his amicus brief on the Necessary and Proper Clause of the U.S. Constitution in the recent Obamacare Supreme Court case and how that [...]
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 [...]keep looking »
- PPC Training for Activists
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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