Archive for May, 2011

Mr. Boehner’s war power (2011-5-15)

You wouldn’t know it from watching TV news or reading newspapers, but the president of the United States doesn’t have the power to send the United States to war.
The Constitution says the power to declare war belongs to Congress.
Just hypothetically, let’s not name names, suppose a small country in the Middle East that had a [...]

Ron Paul’s clear shot (2011-5-4)

Thursday night in Greenville, South Carolina, five Republican presidential candidates will participate in a debate that will be televised on Fox News Channel.
“It’s far from a star-studded group,” reported Andy Barr of Politico.
Mr. Barr was disappointed that the “top-tier potential candidates” — Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich, Mitch Daniels and Mike Huckabee — will [...]