treaties

Will Paris Revive the Constitution’s ‘America First’ Approach to Treaties?

Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

President Trump says he’s all about draining the swamp. Well, the swamp runneth over with signed but unratified treaties that the Left maintains impose stifling obligations and international pieties on Americans. We’ve never voted for them, and our elected representatives have never voted to approve them. Yet our own government, whose officers swear to defend the Constitution, tells us we are bound. The president should formally withdraw the United States from every single one.

Democrats Make Climate Change a Signature of Their Convention: Voters Yawn

Our friends at the Competitive Enterprise Institute just released an analysis of the Republican and Democratic Party platforms on energy and climate issues. The analysis shows there is a stark difference between the two Parties, a difference that shows Democrats are strangely out of synch with public opinion on this issue.