How To Find Special Rights in the Constitution

In a July, 2005 “Meet the Press” interview, Senator Richard Durbin stated that he would have “no litmus test” for Judge John Roberts’ confirmation hearings. But, when Tim Russert asked how he would react if Roberts could find no “right

How To Find Special Rights in the Constitution

In a July, 2005 “Meet the Press” interview, Senator Richard Durbin stated that he would have “no litmus test” for Judge John Roberts’ confirmation hearings. But, when Tim Russert asked how he would react if Roberts could find no “right

Litmus Test

I remember the first time I heard “litmus test” used in a sentence. The reason I remember it is that my all-time favorite school teacher, Mrs. Schwartzwalter, used it in a fifth grade history class on our American Constitution. First,

Litmus Test

I remember the first time I heard “litmus test” used in a sentence. The reason I remember it is that my all-time favorite school teacher, Mrs. Schwartzwalter, used it in a fifth grade history class on our American Constitution. First,

Freedom of Choice Act — The Tyrant’s Will

Speaking at the 2008 Denver Democratic National Convention, Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, said that the party is united in supporting abortion rights, and that the right to abort a pregnancy is one of the party’s “core moral

Freedom of Choice Act — The Tyrant’s Will

Speaking at the 2008 Denver Democratic National Convention, Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, said that the party is united in supporting abortion rights, and that the right to abort a pregnancy is one of the party’s “core moral

Flat and Fair, Single and Simple Tax

“Tithe Tax” – A Tax Reform Proposal – by Art Helms Problem: The 16th Amendment (the income tax amendment) passed into law in 1913. By any common understanding, this amendment is an obvious violation of the “Apportionment” and “Enumeration” clauses

Flat and Fair, Single and Simple Tax

“Tithe Tax” – A Tax Reform Proposal – by Art Helms Problem: The 16th Amendment (the income tax amendment) passed into law in 1913. By any common understanding, this amendment is an obvious violation of the “Apportionment” and “Enumeration” clauses