Twenty-eight of these United States — encompassing 164 million people, 53 percent of America’s population, and 285 Electoral College votes — are suing the federal government to stop Obamacare. This litigation challenges the constitutionality of Obamacare’s mandate that individuals purchase health insurance. The U.S. Supreme Court likely will decide, once and for all, if the Constitution’s commerce clause empowers Congress to force Americans to conduct commerce. Read More
America has slipped one spot since last year — from Earth’s eighth-freest economy in 2010, according to 2011’s Index of Economic Freedom. This 17th annual report, jointly published by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal, sifts through the government’s turbocharged acceleration during the Bush-Obama years. America’s slumping score (down from No. 5 in 2008) confirms the urgent need for Washington, D.C., to revitalize free markets and restrain government intervention. Read More
What is the quietest spot in Washington, D.C.? The Rose Garden? The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier? Actually, it’s the Justice Department’s Voting Section.
The Voting Section is static while the rolls of at least 16 states evidently list ineligible voters, including nonresidents, disqualified felons and — yes, dead people. Even worse, this Big Sleep at Justice seems totally deliberate. Read More