The Bill of Rights and Constitutional Interpretation

January 25th, 2013

By Dan Miller Part III Part I dealt with guns and the Second Amendment. Part II dealt mainly with the First Amendment. This Part III looks at the origins and purposes of the Bill of Rights and questions the direction in which our nation is headed. The Bill of Rights in general When the Constitution […]

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Where’s the Beef in the Debt Limit Buns?

July 26th, 2011

By Dan Miller According to this Tatler article, the Boehner plan lacks sufficient support in the House to pass. That is quite understandable. There is a dearth of substance in reports on the Boehner “plan,” which appears to be little more than a road map to something perhaps good — drawn with a dull and […]

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Wisconsin Unions Move On to Federal Court

June 16th, 2011

By Dan Miller Having lost the battle over Wisconsin’s collective bargaining law in the state Supreme Court, unions have moved on to federal court, challenging Wisconsin’s collective bargaining law as unconstitutional under the First and Fourteenth Amendment:  It “denies hundreds of thousands of public employees their right to collectively bargain for a better life. The […]

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Should the Absolute Constitutional Prohibition of Non-natural Born Citizens as President Be Changed?

June 7th, 2011

By Dan Miller To permit those who fully disclose their status to be elected and to assume the office? This article is a trial balloon to offer a new twist on something only occasionally discussed — perhaps for good reasons. There may be objections that make even its suggestion absurd; perhaps people such as George […]

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Term Limits and Pandora’s Box

February 7th, 2010

By Larry Ennis I think term limits are needed if we are to ever break up the logjam in national politics. However, the only recourse is to amend our Constitution. Such an action is very controversial. The chance of having something be made worse and not better is a genuine concern. Everyone knows or should know […]

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