Articles in Category: 'Constitution'

By: George Will | Posted: September 7, 2011 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Liberal certitudes continue to dissolve, the most recent solvent being a robust new defense of a 1905 Supreme Court decision that liberals have long reviled -- and misrepresented.
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By: George Will | Posted: October 19, 2011 3:55 AM
"The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government ..."
-- U.S. Constitution
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By: Elizabeth Lincicome | Posted: November 5, 2011 3:55 AM
This weekend, hordes of political activists will gather in Daytona Beach for a tea party convention whose slogan is “Victory 2012 Begins with You.”
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By: Deon Long | Posted: December 29, 2011 3:55 AM
George Mason, a delegate to the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, predicted that the federal government would become a site of the blackest crimes. Mason proved to be prescient. Washington, D.C., is a vampire, a vampire that continually saps the American populace and the American economy of its lifeblood: liberty.
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: February 2, 2011 3:55 AM

Northern Florida District Court Judge Roger Vinson’s ruling, declaring the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act unconstitutional and void, has left parties on both sides of the lawsuit to ponder their next bit of legal strategem as the case winds its way through the judicial system.

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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: December 22, 2010 4:05 AM

Random thoughts on the passing scene:

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: November 22, 2010 4:05 AM

This Week’s Heroes: Barney Bishop, Adam Putnam, et al.

Barney Bishop is a Mississippi gambler if ever I saw one – and I’ve seen a few. An EPA administrator overplays her hand, the Associated Industries of Florida president calls her bluff and bets the farm. EPA folds. Game over, Bishop triumphs.

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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: October 18, 2010 4:05 AM

"Extreme" seems to be the buzz word for incumbent members of Congress as they campaign against conservative or tea party-backed opponents in the upcoming November elections. We heard this “extreme” reference eight times during the recent U.S. Senate debate between Charlie Crist, Marco Rubio and Kendrick  Meek.

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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: October 4, 2010 4:05 AM
Congress left town last week only to reconvene after the November elections. However, unlike most Congresses, this year the American public will get twice the work out of its retiring or defeated members of Congress.
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: June 22, 2010 3:50 AM
When Adolf Hitler was building up the Nazi movement in the 1920s, leading up to his taking power in the 1930s, he deliberately sought to activate people who did not normally pay much attention to politics.
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: June 21, 2010 5:35 AM

Anger may be rising against the two-party system, but Florida's "third" parties have yet to convert it into candidates.

Though the state Department of Elections lists 30 minor parties as "active," only a tiny handful of them have candidates on the 2010 ballot. And some of those hopefuls aren't even running under their party's banner, opting instead to appear as write-ins or NPA (No Party Affiliation), as newly independent Gov. Charlie Crist is doing with his U.S. Senate bid.

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By: Guest Columnist | Posted: April 1, 2010 1:11 PM
Last week, Florida and a dozen other states asked the federal courts to measure the new health care law against the Constitution's requirements. In the simplest of terms, this new law is an unprecedented and unconstitutional expansion of federal power that will cost Florida taxpayers billions of dollars.
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