President Barack Obama took his Oath of Office to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States” 1,001 days ago. Along with that oath of office came a very real legal responsibility. Under a law passed well before President Obama took office, he
Barack Obama doesn’t really have any consistent philosophy of following his legal responsibilities, even when they’re politically convenient. Obama and his partisan allies are just using that argument as an excuse to justify his broken promise to end discrimination against homosexual Americans.
How could this have come to pass? How could America, America of all places, allow the Islamofascists to sneak their wily… Oh, hang on, wait. Whoops. No, no, Omaha Nebraska is not under Sharia law at all. That was a typographical error which I deeply
President Barack Obama is required by federal law to appoint a Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board to report to Congress and the public on the extent to which the Obama administration does — or does not — respect constitutional liberties in its actions. Barack
It’s 406 days after Barack Obama’s inauguration as the 44th President of the United States. Under federal law, President Obama is required to appoint a Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board tasked with maintaining standards for training surveillance officers in civil liberties protections, with conducting
I propose that, instead of following Dan Lungren’s model of arbitrary theocracy by cosmic law, we comply with the laws of our land as written by human beings through the human mechanisms of a government accountable to human beings.
Perhaps you support the Defunding Justice Amendment, because your first inclination is not to care much, because you presume that the people accused of taking part in the criminal attacks of September 11, 2001 are guilty, even though not one suspect in the case has been convicted in a legitimate non-ex post facto court of law.
An ex post facto law proposed by Senator Lindsey Graham would require the President, not merely allow, to prosecute certain defendants in military tribunals that violate the Constitution in multiple ways.
The Republican senators who wrote to Eric Holder suggest that CIA interrogators ought to be able to engage in torture and other forms of brutality, breaking the law, without worrying about being held accountable. They propose that the CIA be allowed to operate as a criminal organization that no one has the power to restrain.
Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?