Category Archives: Constitution

Presidential Privilege and Classification

The two sides also clashed substantially over the duties of the special master. Mr. Trump’s lawyers argued that the arbiter should look at all the documents seized in the search and filter out anything potentially subject to attorney-client or executive … Continue reading

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The Sordid Story of Spiro Agnew’s Crimes

If any of this sounds familiar, it’s because history really is here to help. — “Bagman,” page 19 If I leave this office without enemies, I will not have done the job properly. I think that the public has to … Continue reading

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Rep. Tenney’s plan to protect the Second Amendment

Rep. Tenney (R-NY-22) cosponsored these bills which she supports. They are listed in her plan to protect the Second Amendment. With the exception of H.R. 38, none has more than 49 cosponsors. None has emerged from committee. ~~~ Safeguarding our … Continue reading

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Constitutional Conservative

I will stand for our constitutional, conservative values and stop the left from forcing their radical agenda on the people of America.–Joe Sempolinski, July 21, facebook Joe Sempolinski, the Republican Candidate for Congress in the NY-23rd special election, claims to … Continue reading

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Can Presidential pardons be granted with impunity?

Once again, the Danish film crew was filming and, after the events of that day, recorded Stone asking again for a presidential pardon. This time, Gaetz apparently wanted one, too. When White House counsel Pat Cipollone prevented Trump from issuing … Continue reading

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How we got where we are

Trump was using Ukraine as a plaything for his own purposes — Fiona Hill quoted by Robert Draper Robert Draper, interviewing Fiona Hill, reports missteps by several US Administrations with respect to V. Putin in The New York Times Magazine. … Continue reading

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Legislation

Today, April 7th; the House voted to add $60 billion to the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The vote was 217 to 199; Tom Reed was one of only six Republicans to vote in favor; Rep. Tenney was not. Reed said many … Continue reading

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An Interesting Lawsuit

The judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by citizens of another state, or by citizens or subjects of … Continue reading

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Free Speech Under Threat

For all the tolerance and enlightenment that modern society claims, Americans are losing hold of a fundamental right as citizens of a free country: the right to speak their minds and voice their opinions in public without fear of being … Continue reading

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The Constitution

 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

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