In this brief, but dramatic reign of Barack Obama, America is, regrettably, entering a post-Constitution phase of our Republic. Four years hence, will “We the People” have the influence in our government that we once did? It’s not looking good. Read the rest of this entry »

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At a symposium at Ohio State University held in her honor, Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg stated that she “frankly (doesn’t) understand all the brouhaha lately from Congress and even from some of (her) colleagues about referring to foreign law.”

Ginsburg wonders:  “Why shouldn’t we look to the wisdom of a judge from abroad with at least as much ease as we would read a law review article written by a professor?”

The use of foreign decisions in U.S. court cases has been soundly denounced by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and other members of the court.

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This week’s G-20 summit may be one of America’s most embarrassing moments since President Barack Obama gave 25 DVDs and a bag of Jiffy Pop to Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Read the rest of this entry »

Citing the “tragic failure of financial regulation,” Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told PBS’ Charlie Rose that henceforth, “capitalism will be different.” No question about that – it already is. Read the rest of this entry »

“UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s comment this week calling the United States a ‘deadbeat’ nation continues an ugly tradition of anti-American sentiment and false criticism of the United States – the UN’s most generous benefactor – by UN leaders over the years,” said Freedom Alliance President Tom Kilgannon. Read the rest of this entry »

Waterboarding. Abu Ghraib. Detaining terrorists at Guantanamo Bay. Dissing Hans Blix. These, as seen by the Left, are the cardinal sins of George W. Bush’s administration. Set aside the fraternity party-like nonsense that took place at Abu Ghraib and what’s left are actions taken to protect U.S. interests. Read the rest of this entry »

The Obama administration is beginning to impose new regulations on Wall Street and the financial industry. The “watchful eye” of government, of which the President spoke in his Inaugural Address, is being fed an endless supply of No Doz. With home prices down, unemployment up, retirement funds slashed, and investment fraud exposed, the public is hungry for action, and government expansion is the daily special. Congress has already delivered the second half of Hank Paulson’s $700 billion. Next is the $825 billion “stimulus package.” After that is passed, new regulations will be implemented — domestically and internationally. Read the rest of this entry »

When Americans go to the polls on Election Day, looking over our shoulders and judging the process by which we cast our votes will be foreign election monitors. They’ll be here at the invitation of the State Department to certify for the world the legitimacy of our election. Sadly, there are those in the United States who believe foreign monitors are needed to validate the election result. Read the rest of this entry »

By what authority will we be governed? The question is increasingly important as activists demand greater U.S. compliance with institutions of global governance. America’s national defense is subject to UN Security Council approval, liberals argue. U.S. navigation and exploration of the oceans must conform to the Law of the Sea Treaty and the UN’s International Seabed Authority. Lawyers at the World Trade Organization make the rules for international commerce. Read the rest of this entry »