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What Criminal Laws are Congress Authorized to Make?

congress criminal law 1. The Constitution grants to Congress only limited powers to make criminal laws. These powers fall into five categories: a) those made pursuant to express authorizations for four specific crimes; b) those made under the "necessary and proper" clause; c) those made for the few tiny geographical areas over which Congress has "exclusive Legislation"; d) those governing the military; […]

No Man is Above the Law!

quote-Theodore-Roosevelt-no-man-is-above-the-law-and-89968 "No man is above the law and no man is below it; nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it. Obedience to the law is demanded as a right; not asked as a favor." – Theodore Roosevelt Napoleon said, "He who saves his country violates no law." I say, […]

If Obamacare is a Tax, Was It Legally Passed?

unconstitutional-01 I take a look at new support for a lawsuit claiming that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional because of how the bill originated. For more information on this, please see John DeMayo's excellent article on the subject by clicking here. Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook, Google Plus, Tea Party Community & […]

Is the Federal Government Shutdown for Real?

r-GOVERNMENT-SHUTDOWN-2011-large570 Have you been wondering if the federal government is really "shutdown"? Does the whole "shutdown" story seem a little suspicious to you? Well, you are not alone. Although you don't hear much about it on television, many people on social media are calling the whole shutdown debate a "smoke and mirrors" game that is designed […]