Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
By a vote of 79-19, an amendment to the debt limit bill offered by Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was rejected by the Senate. The Paul amendment would have prohibited the U.S. government from selling F-16 jet fighters, M1A1 tanks, and similar military weapons to the Egyptian government.
On February 6, Senator Paul will deliver a message to the Heritage Foundation entitled “Restoring the Founders’ Vision of Foreign Policy.” In an outline of the speech provided to The New American in advance of the meeting, Paul says he plans to describe “his vision of a foreign policy that respects the plain language of our Constitution, the legal powers of Congress and the important role of a strong presidency.”
Despite being called "paranoid fantasies" of the far-right, there are some substantial similarities between Nazi gun control laws and those being considered by Congress and the president.
Questions of propriety have arisen regarding Lockheed Martin's contribution of funds to the production of a much-hyped PBS drone documentary which aired on January 23.
On Friday, a federal appeals court ruled that President Obama’s 2012 recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) were unconstitutional.
A Highland, Utah city councilman has introduced two resolutions in support of two state sovereignty-restoring laws signed over the last two years by Utah Governor Gary Herbert.
In an article in the Kansas City Star, several law professors claim that the federal government is superior to state governments and that nullification — the right of states to refuse to enforce unconstitutional federal acts — is unconstitutional.
Utah State Representative Brian Greene has introduced the State Supremacy Firearms Act, a bill that would protect the right of Utahans to keep and bear arms.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is calling for help in developing an underwater node that can hide and store drones and then deliver them to the surface of the sea by remote control.
Following the pattern set by the National Security Agency (NSA), the Justice Department refuses to disclose how, when, and how often the federal government uses GPS to track vehicles.