Ken Blackwell and Ken Klukowski
We do not know who will win the White House in November. But we do know that American politics has crossed the Rubicon on spending and entitlements, and these issues will at long last complete the journey from a forbidden third rail to a central element of national politics.
20 Aug 2012
Many are focusing on whether Congress will refuse to fund all the provisions of Obamacare that require federal money. While very important, this is only one barrel of what must be a double-barreled approach. The other is what states can do to dismantle Obamacare. And if we pursue both of these simultaneously, we can defeat Obamacare and safeguard the greatest healthcare system the world has ever known.
27 Jul 2012
Public officials and pundits are still digesting the Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision in NFIB v. Sebelius. Yet to be discussed are the extraordinary implications for the size and role of government in a second Obama term in light of President Obama’s new stump speech. It is clear there is not a reliable majority on the Court to restrain government power by enforcing the limits imposed by the Constitution.
13 Jul 2012
[W]e took seriously Obama’s pledge to “fundamentally transform the United States of America.” Since the Constitution denies him such sweeping power, we concluded the only way he could do the various things he was promising would be by subverting the Constitution. And he has.
10 Jul 2012
Elections are about choices, and 2012’s pivotal election showcases two very different visions for America’s future. Governor Mitt Romney is quickly consolidating the Republican base to enthusiastically support him this November. His speech this weekend at Liberty University illustrates these efforts, providing an opportunity to underscore Romney’s embrace of American exceptionalism in both his public and private life.
9 May 2012
Arizona might be going to the U.S. Supreme Court yet again. A federal appeals court upheld part of the Grand Canyon State’s voter-ID law but struck down another part of Arizona’s law as inconsistent with a 1993 federal law. This might become the third citizen/voting Arizona law to go to the Supreme Court in just three years.
20 Apr 2012
Sadly, some are exploiting the Trayvon Martin shooting to target self-defense laws that protect innocent lives. These statutes safeguard law-abiding and peaceable citizens, and are not to blame in the tragic Florida incident. Stand Your Ground laws did not apply in that situation, and statements to the contrary are irresponsible and misinformed.
10 Apr 2012
The Far Left is making an unprecedented two-track move to derail states’ efforts to protect the integrity of the ballot box for this November’s elections. While the Department of Justice (DOJ) is blocking state efforts, liberal activists are taking this issue to the United Nations as a human rights violation.
14 Mar 2012