On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of 10 House members filed a lawsuit against the president challenging U.S. participation in the Libya military mission. At issue are the requirements of the War Powers Act of 1973.
Our national government is now, in many critical respects, a unilateral executive government with occasional oversight by Congress and the judiciary.
Virtually every American colonial charter and Revolutionary era state constitution had provisions based upon the American perception of Magna Carta.
With the exception of a few college history majors and home schooled kids, almost no one knows the story of the tyrannical King John, the rebellious barons led by Archbishop Langton, and the confrontation at Runnymede in A.D. 1215.
How the Magna Carta’s clause 29 influenced our own Fifth Amendment.
Saer de Quincy and the connection to our second president.
Mayor Nutter, Chris Matthews, Ed Rendell, Andrea Mitchell and others weigh in: Is education a right or a privilege?
It’s been reported that President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are set to play a friendly round of golf on June 18th. While this might strike some as a unique approach to solving our debt crisis, hosting social engagements to discuss political matters is nothing new.
So who are the Joint Chiefs, why do they need a Chairman and Vice Chairman and how does this change impact our servicemen and women in uniform?
by Joe Pace, Featured Guest Blogger If you told a lay person, unburdened by a law degree, that government officials could—without fear of legal consequence—scoop a law-abiding citizen off the streets without an iota of suspicion that they committed a crime, toss them into a high-security cell for two weeks, and subject them to daily […]