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Jun 16

Constitution Check: Did Barack Obama have the constitutional authority to use force in Libya?



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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.



Jun 15

Our Political System is Becoming Markedly Less Competitive



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Our national government is now, in many critical respects, a unilateral executive government with occasional oversight by Congress and the judiciary.



Jun 15

Our Magna Carta: The United States Constitution



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Virtually every American colonial charter and Revolutionary era state constitution had provisions based upon the American perception of Magna Carta.



Jun 15

Don’t Know Much About Magna Carta?



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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.



Jun 15

Our English Inheritance and the importance of clause 29



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How the Magna Carta’s clause 29 influenced our own Fifth Amendment.