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Bread and Circuses

Last night was opening night of my Constitutional law course…. Nothing like giving a lecture on natural law, the common law and the Declaration of Independence ... be either — response or understanding wise. Anyway… the above book is a great summary of natural law [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 00:50:34

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Loan Modifications

This is Part Three of a series of articles on the foreclosure process. This article does not constitute legal advice. Foreclosure laws vary from state to state. Homeowners in financial distress should always hire legal counsel. Call your local state bar association for a referral.  Reduced or free legal aid may be available in some states [more...]

Date: 2008-11-08 19:26:17

** Frost/Nixon (2008) -vs- W. (2008) **

Awards Edition:  "Frost/Nixon" is nominated for the top award in the Critics' Choice (VH-1, Jan. 8), Golden Globes (NBC, Jan. 11), Producers Guild ( ... restoration of criminally bent (if not irrevocably broken) International and Constitutional law ... by its playwright Peter Morgan. Few plays make it to screen so fully intact, and the audience owes a [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 11:26:04

Government Intervention in Foreclosure

This is Part Four of a series of articles on foreclosures. This article does not constitute legal advice. Foreclosure laws vary from state to state. Homeowners in financial distress should always hire legal counsel. Call your local state bar association for a referral.  Reduced or free legal aid may be available in some states [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 07:00:13

Holder: Waterboarding is Torture, Torture is Illegal

Okay. Holder gets our vote. Courtesy of David Swanson: ... has Constitutional obligation to enforce the laws. We have laws and treaties. The president acts most forcefully [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 21:06:24

Income Taxes? "No Constitutional Basis or Law"

“In 1913 America was a free country. Then a band of powerful bankers achieved their fathers' and great grandfathers' goal ... , that is direct apportioned tax or indirect uniform tax. The IRS claims that the 16th Amendment allowed ... solely by interest on the federal debt. All individual income tax revenues are gone before one nickel [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 15:26:00

Yo Momma So Fat, Her Ass Is Bigger Than a Blueprint for Liberty

Jackass of the day: Frank Melton, Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi. He was faced with a city council that refused to pass a law banning sagging pants ... that ANY local issue is “much bigger than the Constitution” is ridiculous. Yet it’s an all-too-common ... contempt for the Constitution — and with it, for the rule of law — is uglier than an army of [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 21:48:21

Another Reason for Civil Liberties Activism: Security Court Rules in Favor of Warrantless Wiretapping

The path taking America back to constitutional governance just got steeper ... because the law uses the word “foreign,” and it’s OK to do these things to foreigners. Never mind ... for government agents who do so. The law has the word “Foreign” in it, and the government [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 01:25:57

Does this include abridgement of 2nd Amendment rights as well?

The NYT reports: A federal judge in California said Wednesday that the wiretapping law established by Congress was the “exclusive” means for the president to eavesdrop on Americans, and he rejected the government’s claim that the president’s constitutional authority as commander in chief trumped that law. The judge, Vaughn R [more...]

Date: 2008-07-11 15:13:43

Defense of Marriage Act author urges repeal

by Jay McDonough Bob Barr, ex congressman from Georgia and author of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act recommended the laws repeal today in a Los ... grounds legally, conflicting with the Constitutions Full Faith and Credit clause, but the U.S. Supreme ... (Civil unions and gay marriage) last week: According to a 1997 Government Accounting Office [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 00:23:38

Four Michigan US Senate candidates endorse Ron Paul’s Campaign for Liberty four point agenda

The Natural Law Party in Michigan has endorsed Ralph Nader for President. The Taxpayers (Constitution) ... of foreign policy, privacy, the national debt., and the Federal Reserve. The full text of the “ [more...]

Date: 2008-10-24 15:58:40

Jim Sokolove, Stanford, and the “Roadmap to Justice”

TV’s biggest lawyer-advertiser is Boston’s James Sokolove, whose ad budget of $20 million/year makes him a widely recognized figure ( ... august an institution than Stanford Law School (thank you, Prof. Deborah Rhode), It’s bankrolling ... Civil Gideon” idea (a newly invented Constitutional entitlement to taxpayer coverage of lawyers’ fees [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 15:35:07

dirty rotten scoundrel

Perhaps there’s still hope: Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court seeking review of the legality of the Obama-forced bankruptcy of Chrysler, LLC. Mourdock is petitioning the Court to rule on Barack Obama’s blatant disregard of the U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 8, which explicitly authorizes Congress, and *not* the president, to determine bankruptcy laws. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 18:02:10

Today is Constitution Day

If you never have, read it will ya? It STILL means something, it is STILL the law of the land, even if our government doesn't think so. AND IT'S WHAT SETS US APART FROM EVERY OTHER NATION IN HISTORY . (sticky all day, scroll for newer posts) Presidential Oath of Office: "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United [more...]

Date: 2009-09-17 19:27:26

Holder Promises a Strong, Independent, and Constitutional, Department of Justice

In his opening statement for his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, ... to the protection of civil rights and the American consumer. Holder said his most important goal ... to the rule of law strengthens security by depriving terrorist organizations of their prime recruiting [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 18:46:15

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