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The judges, both of the supreme and lesser Courts, shall hold their Offices during good Behavior, … –Article III, Section 1 of The Constitution. Congress “indisputably has the power under the Constitution” to “enact laws prescribing the ethical standards applicable … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Political, Supreme Court Tagged Chief Justice Roberts, J. Michael Luttig, Senator Durbin, Senator Graham, The Constitution

James Shields served as US Senator from Illinois from March 5, 1849 to March 15, 1849 (sic) and again from October 27, 1849 to March 3, 1855. His first election was invalid: he had not been a U.S. citizen for the nine years required … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Political Tagged Rep. George Santos, Sen. James Shields, The Constitution

Colonel Vindman once believed an American could tell the truth without being punished. We showed him he was wrong about that. On Sept. 15, the House voted on two bills to protect and defend The Constitution. Rep. Tenney voted against … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Political Tagged Census, Rep. Claudia Tenney, The Constitution, whistleblower

 In a deeply uncertain, shifting, unequal and violent world,” imperfect constitutions “may be the best that we can hope for.” — Linda Colley, quoted by Jill Lepore Jill Lepore, in a March 29th article in The New Yorker, “When Constitutions … Continue reading

Posted in Constitution Tagged The Constitution

Is that the law?–Shylock “I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”   Justice, not legality, comes first; … Continue reading

Posted in Constitution, Immigration, Rights Tagged Justice, Pledge of Allegiance, The Constitution

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