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To Stop Obama’s Power Grabs, Kill the Senate Filibuster

By DAVID B. RIVKIN JR. and LEE A. CASEY, March 23, 2015 7:31 p.m. ET

The Obama administration has systematically targeted critical congressional powers, including the authority to enact laws. 814 more words


The awful thing that is admininstrative law and its handmaiden, agency and executive overreach

Agency conduct in our increasingly administrative law/regulatory state is prohibited by the constitution. However the Congress, the Executive, and the Courts have allowed this to happen. 115 more words


Obama's Security Council Gambit

by David B. Rivkin, Jr. & Lee A. Casey, March 15, 2015

The recent open letter by 47 Republican Senators, putting Iran on notice that the US Constitution fundamentally limits the President’s ability unilaterally to conclude a durable nuclear weapons agreement, has prompted strident criticisms from both the American and Iranian officials, giving some tantalizing hints on how a “nuclear deal” with Iran will be achieved. 1,753 more words


An Open Letter

An Open Letter to the Parents of the 47 U.S. Senators who wrote an Open Letter to the government of Iran:

It has come to our attention during international negotiations with the government of Iran that your children may not fully understand our constitutional system. 980 more words

A Warning from the Past and the Prince

This article is a MUST READ! Congress has surely fallen flat and is complicit in what is going on. IF we are to save this Nation, we MUST act, we MUST hold congress accountable. 1,959 more words

"Era Of Party Polarization": GOP’s "Constitution" Confusion; Why Tom Cotton’s Silly Iran Letter Matters

As readers of my colleague Jim Newell know by now, Tom Cotton, Arkansas’ new GOP senator, is already establishing himself as one of the leading doomsayers and fearmongers in Congress, which is no small feat. 926 more words