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    Congressman: If Delaying Employer Mandate Was Unconstitutional, Someone Would Have Sued

    Amid a recent debate about the legality of President Obama’s latest delay in Obamacare, Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) argued that opponents could sue if they didn’t like the President’s action to delay a mandate for certain businesses to provide health insurance. “Small businesses support the flexibility and the President is … More

    Donna Brazile Advocates Obama Take Action Without Congress

    Political Analyst Donna Brazile yesterday communicated her support for President Obama to take action without Congress. The CNN contributor sent a tweet to the President saying “With Congress on recess, today is action day! Let’s move America forward.” .@BarackObama. Enjoy #PresidentsDay. With Congress on recess, this is action day! Let’s … More

    California Gun Case Sets Stage for Second Amendment Showdown at Supreme Court

    The overturning of a San Diego law restricting residents’ right to carry a firearm outside their homes for self-defense is a clear win for gun-rights advocates and sets up a showdown on the issue before the U.S. Supreme Court, a Heritage Foundation legal analyst says. “This is the fifth federal … More

    7 Times Obama Ignored the Law to Impose His Executive Will

    President Obama—the imperial President, the “I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone” President who can’t wait to show us his “year of action”—once vowed to do exactly the opposite. The biggest problems that we’re facing right now have to do with George Bush trying to bring more and … More

    Maryland’s Attempts to Cut Off NSA Utilities Are Unconstitutional

    Since the Edward Snowden leaks to The Guardian began last year, the National Security Agency (NSA) has been a political hot potato. Yet, whatever you think of the NSA, it is clearly a federal agency authorized by federal statute. Some lawmakers in the state of Maryland—home to the NSA’s headquarters … More

    Pelosi’s “Grievous Error”: Why She’s Still Wrong and Citizens United Is Still Right

    In a Washington Post op-ed last week, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D–CA) claimed that the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. F.E.C. (2010) represents a “grievous error” that “shook the foundations of our democracy.” This claim has the character of an article of faith on the left, which … More

    The NAACP’s Hypocrisy on Voter ID

    Katie McHugh of the Daily Caller has a great story that really shows the hypocrisy of voter ID opponents: the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is organizing a protest march against the state’s new voter ID law, but the flyer being handed out to participants tells them that they … More

    The IRS Drive to Silence the Right

    There were fireworks this week in the House of Representatives as two different committees held hearings on Wednesday and Thursday over the IRS targeting of Tea Party and other conservative groups, as well as proposed new regulations by the IRS that would silence these same organizations (but not unions). >>> … More

    You Can't Trust Washington on Immigration

    President Obama can’t be trusted to enforce U.S. laws—and that makes many lawmakers hesitant to pass new immigration laws. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said yesterday that this was proving to be a roadblock: Listen, there’s widespread doubt about whether this administration can be trusted to enforce our laws. And … More

    Nebraska Cops Ordered to Pay $40k and Return $1 Million Seized from Innocent Woman

    Tara Mishra, 33, of Rancho Cucamonga, California, had her life turned upside down, her life savings taken, and her business plans quashed in March 2012 when police unlawfully seized just over $1 million from her during a traffic stop. Last July, U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Bataillon ordered police to … More