Category Archives: Taxing powers

Ideology vs. reason and a constitutional crisis


Most sentient humans have ideological beliefs. When they become acceptable substitutes for rational thought they can be pernicious. Jonathan Turley, whom I consider a liberal in the old-fashioned sense and not what I refer to as a “librul,” today testified before … Continue reading

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Trading Freedom for Security is often dangerous.


Freedom to do as we please has to yield to security and the freedom of others. How much freedom should we trade for security? How much do we still have? Another question is, do we still have choices? Our earnings, … Continue reading

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Civil War, the U.S. Constitution and History


We should do our best to avoid another Civil War and the best way to do that is to insist upon faithful adherence to the U.S. Constitution. An article entitled The U.S. Constitution and Civil War, posted at my blog … Continue reading

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Economic Theory, Reality and President Obama


Dangerous disconnects and hatred are endemic. When in college, I majored in economics and enrolled in the honors program. That required that I write a paper on an aspect of economics. My field was micro-economics, how business works, and I … Continue reading

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Dependency, Civilization and Survival


Some dependence is necessary; too much can lead to the deaths of freedom and civilization. In our civilization, society provides many public resources unlikely to be provided by individuals except through taxation. Some public roads have been built by private … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court did Far Worse than Merely Uphold ObamaCare.


The majority decision distorts the Constitution to uphold ObamaCare. As bad as ObamaCare is, the decision transcends ObamaCare most perniciously because it expands the power of the Congress to interfere in countless other ways as yet unknown in how we … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Holds ObamaCare Individual Mandate Unconstitutional.


BUT unexpectedly upholds ObamaCare 5:4 as permissible under the taxing authority granted to the Congress by the Constitution. Chief Justice Roberts sided with the librul wing of the Court and wrote the majority opinion. Justices Kennedy, Thomas, Scalia and Alito … Continue reading

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