Tag Archives: State Sovereignty

The Party of Sour Crankiness

Oh well, it seemed like a good idea at the time – but when something’s not working, and you now know it’s never going to work – for structural reasons, or practical reasons, or because the parties in question simply … Continue reading

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Not What Anyone Expected

The last Monday in June, and we all expected the Supreme Court to get on with it and issue their ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare – or at least rule on the constitutionality of … Continue reading

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Legitimate Armed Resistance

Michele Bachman – the other Sarah Palin (the one who didn’t quit elective office) – famously said that Real Americas should do all they can to stop climate change legislation (and healthcare reform legislation and the census and anything else … Continue reading

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