Constitution

Pertaining to the U.S. Constitution

This Thanksgiving We Conservatives Are Like The Pilgrims

The pilgrims didn't just give thanks for what they had. They gave thanks for the freedom to pursue what they -- with God's help -- might yet achieve.

Obama Admits that He Violated the Constitution

Jennifer Burke, Tea Party News Network

Responding to hecklers who shouted during his speech that he was deporting families, Obama went off script and made the stunning admission that he changed the law unilaterally. 

Obama and the Dispensing Power

Adam Yoshida, American Thinker

Those who view this sweeping assertion of presidential authority by Obama through the prism of politics are missing the point. This is not merely a political outrage -- it is a historic offense against the Constitution and public liberty.

R's Weigh Legality of Obama's Immigration Move

Jess Bravin, Wall Street Journal

Republicans counter that Obama plans to go further than predecessors in molding immigration policy, effectively rewriting immigration laws without action from Congress and violating the Constitution.

Lib Constitutional Scholar to Represent GOP in Obama Lawsuit

Noah Rothman, Hot Air

House R's hired constitutional lawyer & left-leaning scholar Jonathan Turley to represent them in their effort to force Obama to abide by the constraints placed on his power in the nation’s founding document.

Is O’s Exec. Overreach More Dangerous Than Amnesty?

David Harsanyi, The Federalist

The GOP not only has a strong political reason to fight Obama on executive abuse, they have a constitutional responsibility, as well.

Time for Congress to Declare War on Obama

Jeannie DeAngelis, American Thinker

Based on his subversive actions, by definition Barack Obama is indeed making war against America, and it’s high time Congress responded by declaring their own war.

Boehner Weighs Expanding Obama Lawsuit

Rachel Huggins, The Hill

John Boehner is mulling whether to expand a lawsuit against Obama for exceeding his constitutional power to include action on immigration. Boehner reportedly wants to act quickly if Obama uses exec. action.

Democrats Against Executive Amnesty

Andrew Stiles, Washington Free Beacon

Another prominent Dem. has repeatedly argued against the president taking executive action on immigration because “that’s not how our system works. That’s not how our democracy functions. That’s not how our Constitution is written.”

Questions for LLynch’s Confirmation

Andrew P. Napolitano, Washington Times

If Loretta Lynch agrees that the Constitution isn't a neutral instrument as between the people and the gov't because it was written to keep the gov't off our backs, she will be an antidote to Obama’s lawbreaking. 

Conservative Victory In Midterms Settles Round One In GOP “Civil War”

Congratulations. The Constitution is battered and on life-support, but had enough in it last night to allow We the People to reject Obama's imperial lawlessness and constitutional lawbreaking. Now limited government constitutional conservatives must hold Republicans to the agenda that got them elected.

Ted Cruz Talks Religious Liberty and Ebola

Bob Price, Breitbart

Senator Ted Cruz said the City of Houston and Mayor Annise Parker have “no legal authority, no constitutional authority and no moral authority” to issue subpoenas to pastors for their sermons and personal communications. Cruz also addresses the issue of an Ebola travel ban.

Despite Media Spin, It’s Not a ‘Conservative’ Supreme Court

Rob Natelson, CNS News

If a “conservative” justice is one who consistently interprets the Constitution in accordance with traditional methods of judging—as the Founders intended for it to be interpreted—then the Court is anything but conservative.

Cruz Sets Republican Priorities for 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz, USA Today

Republicans — poised to take control of Congress — should set our sights on three big goals to make Americans feel confident in their futures once again: jumpstart the economy, safeguard constitutional liberties, and strengthen our national security.

Cruz: Dem's Arguments Against an Ebola Flight Ban Don’t Make Sense

On Sunday’s CNN State of the Union program with Candy Crowley, Senator Ted Cruz talked about the importance of implementing flight bans from Ebola-stricken countries in order to prevent more cases from coming into the U.S. He also discussed the mission against ISIS.

Much More Than Just a Local Election

Thomas Sowell, National Review Online

What is the overriding national issue that makes this year’s congressional elections so crucial? That issue is whether, despite all the lawless edicts of President Obama, threatening one-man rule, we can still salvage enough of the Constitution to remain a free, democratic nation.

Our Judicial Dictatorship

Patrick Buchanan, Buchanan.org

How, in little more than half a century, did the American people fall under the rule of a judicial dictatorship where judges and justices twist phrases in the Constitution to impose their alien ideology on this once-free people?

Cruz to Propose New Marriage Amend.

Pete Kasperowicz, The Blaze

Ted Cruz will soon propose a Constitutional amendment that would prevent the fed. gov't or courts from nullifying state marriage laws. Cruz said it's needed after the SCOTUS chose not to hear cases regarding 5 states that aimed to appeal lower court rulings that invalidated their gay marriage bans.

Constitutional Relig. Clause Prevents O From Countering ISIS

Bill Gertz, Washington Free Beacon

The Obama admin. is failing to wage ideological war against ISIS terrorists over fears that attacking its religious philosophy will violate the constitutional divide between church and state.