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Fallible But Final: Why Justice Scalia is Wrong About the Supreme Court's Authority

Are government officials obliged to conform their conduct to Supreme Court decisions that they believe to be wrong? Recently, at an event with Princeton University Professor Robert P. George, Justice Antonin Scalia addressed this question--one that, as Ramesh Ponnuru notes, has inspired no end of …

Antonin Scalia

Booker T. Washington Predicted Dem SOTU Protest Over 100 Years Ago

'Because through all the 'memo' news and headlines, it's critical to remember why this issue is important and why it should matter to everyday …

Speaker Paul Ryan's Catholic Challenge

Newly elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan, R-Wis., raises his hand and places the other on a Bible as he is sworn in on …

House Passes Highway Bill Under New Speaker Paul Ryan

The House passed a long-term U.S. highway funding plan Thursday, handing new Speaker Paul Ryan a legislative victory and paving the way for the first …

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Paul Ryan's first week as House speaker: 'Wiping the slate clean,' but for how long?

The day after<p>Paul Ryanbecame the new speaker of theHouse, he quickly and quietly wiped out the most obvious traces of hisRepublicanpredecessors.<p>Gone was the name of outgoing Speaker<p>John A. Boehnerfrom the archway to his office in the Capitol, where plans were underway to rid the smoke from …

It's Not Too Late for Amendment 28

As this year's Election Day approaches and as an almost lifetime Washingtonian I am again reminded of DC citizens' lack of voting representatives in Congress. To remedy this injustice we need a constitutional amendment -- the 28th Amendment. The nation as a whole must act to correct this …

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Supreme Court About To Make Massive Decision Some Say 'Could Lead To 2nd Civil War'

The Second Amendment to the Constitution has long been one of the most cherished amendments of the Bill of Rights.<p>The amendment reads: “A well …

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