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Court rules Washington DC public handgun ban is unconstitutional

  Back in 2008, in the District of Columbia v Heller decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the Washington DC handgun ban was unconstitutional. The court also reaffirmed that the second amendment applied to individuals and not just militias. 481 more words

Politics

Texas Representative says Barack Obama wants to be impeached

 I have written a couple of articles in recent weeks on the possibility of impeaching Barack Obama and my belief that the calls for impeachment are nothing but a distraction and would only serve to motivate a Democratic base which to this point is unenthusiastic about voting in November’s election. 332 more words

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Mary Webster -- Preamble Dissected

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By Mary E. Webster

July 26, 2014NewsWithViews.com

I received an email with a brilliant request: “I think it might be useful if you could dissect the Constitution and then reference each part to the Federalist Papers… 846 more words

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New Constitution Gives Thai Junta Sweeping Powers

BANGKOK — Jul 23, 2014, 9:53 AM ET

By THANYARAT DOKSONE Associated Press

Thailand’s new temporary constitution that gives the military government sweeping powers in the run-up to a planned October 2015 election also allows the leader of the current ruling junta to become interim prime minister, a senior army official said Wednesday.The document adopted Tuesday is the first step toward restoring electoral democracy in Thailand, two months after the army took power in a coup, but the junta will continue to hold substantial power even after an interim Cabinet and legislature take office in September. 665 more words