Tag: constitution

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The most damaging and pernicious of the nigh infinite elements of the Washington, D.C. Swamp – which President Donald Trump has pledged to drain – is the leftover personnel. Holdovers from the Barack Obama Administration especially – and residual creatures generally. Leftist ideological hacks – and permanent DC denizens. All of whom have very comfortable…

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H.R. 1215 – the bill to nationalize tort law – is back.  Which is bad news – and makes even less sense than the last time it was under consideration. It came up in mid-June, but was pulled – for exactly the right reason.  Tort law is the many states’ domain – so this bill…

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Congress has…a lot to do. We still desperately need to undo the train wreck that is Obamacare. We still desperately need to rewrite and simplify the tax code – and eliminate or drastically cut the many taxes and their rates. We still desperately need to repeal the bank-killing horror show that is Dodd-Frank. We should…

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The Fifth Amendment of the Constitution reads, in part, as follows: “No person shall…be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.” Meaning if you own property – government can’t arbitrarily take it from you. In whole or in part.…

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In the original Star Wars trilogy, Admiral Ackbar, the fish looking character, screams, “It’s a trap,” as the rebel forces flying into an Imperial ambush. Republicans are flying into a similar trap. A week ago, during the Democrat Convention, a lawyer named Khazir Khan, made a now famous speech to Donald Trump. He even offered…