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Will Barack Obama get away with it again?
He won a second term by lying repeatedly about the consequences of Obamacare — saying no one would have to lose their plans, or their doctors, if they didn’t want to, and saying that the average family would save $2,500 per year. 266 more words
George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley testified before the House Judiciary Committee this week, addressing the nonenforcement of the laws. In Turley’s words: “We are in the midst of a constitutional crisis with sweeping implications for our system of government. 266 more words
When we speak of legislation, we speak of “power” not “rights.” When the people vote directly to create or change legislation, they are exercising state power and as such are limited by the Constitutions of the State and/or the United States. 65 more words
“Who Will Guard the Guardians?”: Restraining Sovereign Power Using Entrepreneurial Communities
Economist Barry Weingast writes, “the fundamental political dilemma of an economic system is this: A government strong enough to protect property rights and enforce contracts is also strong enough to confiscate the wealth of its citizens.” 318 more words
The Cloudland Collective presents a public forum on “bikie” laws, attacks on union rights and workers’ compensation, anti- G20 protest laws. This meeting will discuss the threat these new draconian laws pose for democratic and workers’ rights, and the connection between the laws and the Newman government’s broader neo-liberal agenda. 64 more words