The ‘Taxing Clause’, Five Lawless Judges, and ObamaCare

Our federal Constitution is one of enumerated powers only. This means that WE THE PEOPLE, who ordained and established the Constitution, listed therein every power We delegated to the federal government. If We didn’t list a power, the federal government doesn’t have it.1 Furthermore, we delegated only a very few powers to the federal government. Accordingly, Congress has … [Read more...]

The Balanced Budget Amendment is Dead. Good.

I just don't get why Republicans want a balanced budget amendment so bad. I take that back.  I do get it. What I don't get is how the GOP and so many movement conservatives could be so wrong. A balanced budget amendment (BBA) is an admission that Congress spends money on that which is unconstitutional. Strike that.  It codifies unconstitutional spending. I read … [Read more...]

Trim Government and Cut Taxes? No Way!

The federal government is about to shut down again. Good. With any luck, the shut down will last a long time.  At least that way we won't have legions of unelected career bureaucrats making rules about how the rest of us should live. The House passed Obama's tax cut and now the Democrats are threatening to block it. Gerry Connolly, Virginia's lefty extraordinaire, … [Read more...]