Constitution

Pertaining to the U.S. Constitution

The Role of the Federal Government

Lisa Fabrizio, American Spectator

The federal government is simply not empowered nor desired to be all things for all people.

CHQ Reader Comments: NSA Leaker Edward Snowden is a Patriot

So far, Edward Snowden is getting a hero’s welcome on www.ConservativeHQ.com. Here is a selection of some of the comments supporting Snowden’s decision to reveal classified material on the U.S. government's electronic surveillance programs. To have your ideas and opinions on the issues raised by the NSA leak and Edward Snowden’s critique of U.S. government electronic surveillance policy considered for publication on CHQ, please send them to CHQeditor [at] gmail [dot] com.

Levin: The Constitution’s Churchill

Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

IRS, NSA, Obamacare, auto black boxes vindicate the author of back-to-Constitution basics.

Why We Should Oppose Surveillance

Timothy Carney, Washington Examiner

Law abiding citizens often have no problem with snooping, but there’re reasons why we should.

Audit the IRS

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, American Thinker

“People fear government not just because it has power; it's the lawlessness of government.”

Rand Paul’s Tough NSA Moment

Alexander Burns and Maggie Haberman, Politico

Paul consistently stands for the Constitution, but also wants to find common ground with hawks.

IRS Takes Vengeance on Virginia

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, American Thinker

Ken Cuccinelli exposed government law breaking, and now the Feds won’t pay money owed the state.

What Conservatives Are Trying to Conserve

In the final installment of "Why I'm A Conservative, Not A Libertarian," Writer Ben Hart says he's a "William F. Buckley, Jr. conservative" and argues that what conservatives are trying to conserve is nothing less than what has made America exceptional in world history. Please tell us what you think by posting your comments or submitting your rebuttal to chqeditor[at]gmail[dot]com.

Why Ideologues Are So Dangerous

In Part VI of "Why I'm A Conservative, Not A Libertarian," Writer Ben Hart says he's a "William F. Buckley, Jr. conservative" and argues that conservatives tend to respect tradition; they look at what has worked up until now and favor that, until another idea comes along that proves to work better. Please tell us what you think by posting your comments or submitting your rebuttal to chqeditor[at]gmail[dot]com.