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A Revolution of Care: Power of the Commerce Clause

There is a lot to get into with this subject so I have decided to split things into more and smaller segments so that they are readable. 2,533 more words

Constitutional Law

A Revolution of Care: Exploring the Law of Single Payer

In my last post, I gave a straightforward but ambitious directive: “The Left needs to shake its discomfort with wielding power and build the intellectual and political synthesis to gain power.” While I did not mention it in the post (which focused instead on net neutrality), I was inspired by a hopeful shift being enacted by the Democratic Socialists of America’s (DSA) … 655 more words

Finance Law

January 18, 1943 Greatest Thing since Sliced Bread

The first automatic bread slicer was invented by Otto Frederick Rohwedder of Davenport, Iowa, in 1912. The idea was not at all popular among bakers, who feared that pre-sliced bread would go stale faster, leading to spoiled inventory and customer complaints. 639 more words

The Commerce Clause Explained

The misuse of the “Commerce Clause” is one of the most frequent attacks on the Constitution of the United States of America that our federal government utilizes. 1,339 more words

How should environmentalists feel about the Constitution?

The environmental movement is young by constitutional standards, gaining steam in the early 20th century and becoming a powerful political force after the first Earth Day in 1970. 662 more words

Libertarian Environmentalism

Unconstitutional State Food, Agriculture Crackdowns Spur Congress to Act

Earlier this summer, Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Calif.) introduced a bill that could dramatically change the ways states tax and regulate interstate commerce, including commerce in agriculture and food. 38 more words