Tagged: Constitution

2010-10-12 :: madlibertarianguy // Constitution + Government
Still a Good Idea

In a previous post I mentioned that the so-called “repeal amendment” was a good idea. It still is. The American Spectator: LAST YEAR, Randy Barnett, a constitutional law professor at Georgetown University Law Center, took to the Wall Street Journal to argue that the states should use their power under Article V to call a […]

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2010-08-07 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Journalism
At the Stroke of Midnight

WaPo: D.C. Council member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) said he thinks the answer is an earlier curfew. District residents 17 and younger have to be off the streets by midnight in the summer. Wells proposed an 11 p.m. curfew for people 15 and younger, but most of the council members opposed the move, with some […]

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2010-05-26 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Government + Legislation + SCOTUS
The Hypocrisy of it All

Julian Sanchez via Newsweek: we now take for granted that the interstate-commerce power constitutes a blank check, not just when Congress seeks to rectify gross historical iniquity, but for such purposes as overriding state decisions to permit local cultivation of medical marijuana. I wonder how quickly the classic Libertard argument that states rights is a […]

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2010-05-26 :: madlibertarianguy // Rand Paul
Couldn’t Have Said it Better

Well, yes I could have if I actually tried.  The style is truncated and choppy (too many one sentence paragraphs which are a bit annoying), but his message is clearly stated.  Robert A. Leavy via Politico: So Paul stands foursquare for civil rights but acknowledges the Civil Rights Act’s possible disconnect from the Constitution. His […]

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