Imperial Presidency

Blogline of the Day: George Washington University Law School Professor Jonathan Turley

by Skip June 4, 2014

You know, I’ve said it before, Barack Obama is really the president Richard Nixon always wanted to be. You know, he’s been allowed to act unilaterally in a way that we’ve fought for decades. Please note, even while saying this on Fox News, Turley is a bona fide member of the Liberal Establishment.  However, here […]

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Obama The Beneficent Grants Exemptions

by Mike December 23, 2013

In yet another example of the imperial presidency, and Obama’s practice of declaring that the law means what he chooses it to mean, no more, no less, today Reuters carried the headline “ObamaCare Signup Deadline Pushed Back“, and advised that The “White House gave consumers shopping on the program’s website an extra day, until December […]

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Executive Branch Chainsaw Constitution Massacre

by Mike August 23, 2013

Roving Englishman blogs from afar today, in between attending a wedding, and various other family visits…… Cheers!

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by Susan Olsen January 26, 2013

More from The Looking Spoon

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“The ordinary people were not happy. They loathed the Emperor’s interference in every detail of their daily lives.”

by Susan Olsen January 15, 2013

“Why should they be forbidden to bake ginger-bread just because Joseph thought it bad for the stomach? Why the Imperial edict demanding the breast-feeding of infants? Why the banning of corsets? From these and a thousand other petty regulations, enforced by a secret police, it looked to the Austrians as though Joseph were trying to […]

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Email Doodlings – Libertarians HAVE finally made a political impact – are they about to throw it away?

by Skip March 11, 2012

I’ve been in a writing funk for a while now – too many targets, no focus, trying to run for re-election in my town, a couple of other projects, and I find myself stretched too thin (yeah, self-induced again).  However, the following came over the gunwales a few minutes ago, and the fog (smog?) that […]

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