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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

Commerce Clause

Briefly define and discuss the Commerce Clause found in Article I.

Your response should be at least 100 words in length.

Briefly define and discuss pocket veto as it relates to the veto power of the U.S. 143 more words

Editorial: State reins in Portland fossil-fuel overreach

The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals has overturned a Portland ordinance, adopted in December 2016, that severely restricted expansion of the city’s fossil fuels shipping terminals. 56 more words


When does robbery of a local brothel substantially affect interstate commerce? Apparently, pretty much always.

Last year, I posted about the Supreme Court’s review of, and unsurprising decision in, Taylor v. United States.  That case, up from the Fourth Circuit, held that the jurisdictional element of the Hobbs Act, 18 U.S.C. 1,034 more words

Competition among states is the driving force behind environmental policy innovation

Many environmental problems are extremely complex and involve solutions that require significant tradeoffs. For that reason, the state-level experimentation that our Constitution’s system of federalism protects is as essential for environmental policy as anywhere else. 463 more words

Libertarian Environmentalism

The Rhetoric of Love

The rhetoric of love is as hurtful as the rhetoric of hate.  Trump populism, for example, uses the rhetoric of fear and hate, targeting women and people of color.  1,425 more words

Stopping The Destruction


The 45th President of the United States was sworn in on January 20, 2017. Three days later I received an email from one, Tim Edwards of a company or cell called FedGovConnect.Org asking me for a corporate disclosure of my business. 956 more words

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