Category Archives: Politics

James Madison: The People, not the Experts

A few months ago, a debate between two prominent legal scholars shed some light on how the Constitution is interpreted by modern-day intellectuals. Other Politics Why Does the Federal Debt Even Matter? David Stockman Explains (Audio)May 10, 2018 Reality Check: The Fight For Alfie [VIDEO]May 2, 2018 Almost 2/3 Of Americans Have Given Up On Political Parties, Citing Corruption In GovernmentMay […]

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Executive Branch: Original Intent vs the Power of Today

In September of this year, PBS aired a Ken Burn’s documentary titled The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.  Within the 14-hour documentary, Presidents Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt were endowed with the splendor for being men of great “vision”.  Men with such prowess, could not be confined by such nuisances as the U.S Constitution and that we are so blessed to have God […]

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On Immigration and the Constitution

Article 1, Section 8 of the United States Constitution states that: “The Congress shall have the power… to establish a uniform Rule of Naturalization.” It does not give exclusive control over migration to the National Government. It is only entrusted with establishing a uniform rule of naturalization. Share This ArticleFacebookGoogle+TwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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Obama Playing with Constitutional Fire

Last week, President Obama made it clear that he will soon offer some form of limited amnesty to about five million foreign nationals who are currently living illegally in the United States. He will do so by issuing an executive order to federal officials who oversee immigration directing them to undertake a course of action that, if complied with individually […]

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ObamaCare: ‘If the Wine Is Sour, Throw It Out’

On November 7, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear the case of King vs. Burwell, one of the four cases challenging the IRS rule that ObamaCare subsidies can be given to policyholders who have bought health insurance through exchanges established by the federal government, contrary to the plain language of the law. The New York Times reported […]

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Austin County Election 2014 Ballots and Candidate Breakdown

Voting this year takes place on Tuesday November 4, 2014.  Austin County News Online has tried to make voting this year easier by doing all the searching on the web for you for candidates websites as well as other things.  Our voters guide below is full of links to your respective precincts ballot as well as explanations of each position, […]

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School Vouchers ~ School Choice or Government Control?

An investigative report conducted by Politico says that $1 Billion in tax payer funds will go to Christian schools in the form of vouchers.  School choice advocates will call this a victory.  The founders believed this practice to be destructive to both liberty and faith. The Politico article serves to illustrate that point. Share This ArticleFacebookGoogle+TwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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