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14th Amendment

Wisconsin Judge Tosses Walker’s Union Law

September 16, 2012

On Friday, Dane County circuit court Judge Juan Colas threw out just about all of the famous collective bargaining law passed by Governor Scott Walker and the state legislature, which modeled to other cash-strapped states a politically successful way to deal with unsustainable public employee union costs moving forward. Judge Colas wrote that the law [...]

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Tim Scott — A House Republican with a Spine

July 7, 2011

Despite the Administration’s insistence that Section 4 of the 14th Amendment says they can forgo Congress on raising the debt limit, they obviously can’t.  All one needs to do is read the Amendment yourself, noticing that pesky Section 5, which clearly states: The Congress shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of [...]

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“Political Jurisdiction” and Birthright Citizenship

August 13, 2010

Arguments about whether or not children of illegals should be afforded citizenship rights because they were born within America’s territorial jurisdiction continue.  Does territorial jurisdiction also mean political jurisdiction?  Should that distinction matter?  I think we really do need to sort this out. Perhaps we can without messing with the Constitution.  The Supreme Court may [...]

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Clarify Birthright Citizenship

August 8, 2010

Republican Minority Leader John Boehner said that we should consider taking another look at the concept of “birthright citizenship” in this country.  Democrats hate that idea, while Republicans see that an unrestricted approach to the birthright concept demonstrates how anchor babies and chain migration contribute to the illegal alien problem, which hurts schools, strains hospitals, [...]

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