Rule of Law

It’s the Law

The dysfunctional nature of Obamacare doesn’t excuse the administration’s lawless efforts to unilaterally alter a law that stands in need of full repeal.

National Review, March 25, 2014
  • The President’s Power Grab

    Not everyone who supports President Obama’s particular policy ends is cheering his unprecedentedly lawless means.

    Los Angeles Times, March 9, 2014
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    Upholding the Law

    It’s time for Congress to show political courage and defend the constitutional separation of powers—by partially defunding the IRS, the agency that’s at the center of Obama’s lawlessness.

    The Weekly Standard, March 10, 2014
  • IRS to Politically Engaged Citizen Groups: Shut up

    What would Tocqueville think of the IRS’s censorship of civil associations?

    Washington Examiner, February 26, 2014
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    All the President’s IRS Agents

    President Obama continues to defy longstanding norms by using the IRS to help muzzle those who oppose his consolidation of power in Washington, and he’s doing so with the support of Senate Democrats.

    Wall Street Journal, February 27, 2014
  • Connecting the Dots in the IRS Scandal

    A former chairman of the Federal Elections Commission helps the mainstream media tie the IRS’s abuse of power in targeting conservative groups back to requests from President Obama and Senate Democrats.

    Wall Street Journal, February 26, 2014
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    ‘We Are Now at a Constitutional Tipping Point’

    A prominent left-leaning scholar says this president’s “aggregation of power” is “destabilizing,” “wrong,” and “dangerous”—and he respectfully calls upon an “inert,” “feckless” Congress to “assert its powers” and rein in what Madison (in Federalist 51) called a “weaker department.”

    Tea Party News Network, February 27, 2014
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    New Obama Initiative Tramples First Amendment Protections

    Having repeatedly violated the Constitution's separation of powers, the Obama administration takes aim at the First Amendment.

    Washington Examiner, February 20, 2014
  • President Obama: I’m the Law

    It’s time for policymakers and candidates—from the right and the left—to make plans to restore the constitutional rule of law that the Obama administration is trampling.

    Forbes, February 12, 2014
  • ‘I Can Do Whatever I Want’

    It’s time for the Republican Party to channel its own founding principles, and those of the country, and be the party that’s devoted to preserving the rule of law.

    The Weekly Standard, February 14, 2014
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    How Republicans Should Respond to the President’s Lawlessness

    President Obama’s usurpations of legislative power are becoming painfully clear, and Congress should start taking concrete actions to hold him accountable.

    National Review, February 11, 2014
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    In unilaterally rewriting Obamacare’s employer mandate, this administration has confirmed that it believes it’s above the law.

    National Review, February 10, 2014
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    The launch of myRA is just the latest example of President Obama’s seeming indifference to the separation of powers, as he increasingly acts as if Congress isn’t the only lawmaking entity in Washington.

    The Weekly Standard, January 31, 2014
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    The Imperial Presidency of Barack Obama

    President Obama’s consistent disregard for the law of the land is redefining the role of the presidency in a manner that is inconsistent with our Constitution.

    Wall Street Journal, January 28, 2014
  • The President Inhales

    President Obama ignores the obvious ill-effects to society of marijuana—and the obvious ill-effects to constitutional government of having a chief executive who won’t execute laws he doesn’t like.

    Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2014