Mandeville, LA – Mike Church’s daily Pile of Prep, chock full of Founding Fathers, fiscal cliff goodness and other [r]epublican stories used to perform the Mike Church Show on Sirius/XM Patriot channel 125.“The power to regulate commerce among the several States” can not include a power to construct roads and canals, and to improve the navigation of water courses in order to facilitate, promote, and secure such commerce without a latitude of construction departing from the ordinary import of the terms strengthened by the known inconveniences which doubtless led to the grant of this remedial power to Congress.” – James Madison, from his veto message to Congress in April of 1818
DeceptiCONNED Pt I – Big spending, Constitution shredders in the GOP pitch FEMAfare hissy fits over oath minded performance of duty
Georgetown professor of the Constitution says it is time “to give up on the Constitution” because it is antiquated, framed by white slave owners and canot possibly be successfully used by modern men to… well, he isn’t clear about what ought to be done other than have “debates” and poetry burnings while deciding the fate of Iran!?
The meritless case against Southern States seceding: They can’t live without precious subsidies from the North
DeceptiCONNED Pt II – Christie blames government instead of citizens living in the path of hurricanes for Sandy misery, not to mention the first 5 FEMAfare bailouts were unconstitutional as well
Flashback: Grover Cleveland vetoed dozens of bills for FEMAfare aid going to Dust Bowl farmers in 1896…DOZENS, saying “he could find no sanction for [this spending] in the Constitution”
George Will fantasizes that Rand Paul, Mike Lee, Justin Amash et al will speak loudly & forcefully enough to slow the fiscal train & its media promoters down
DeceptiCONNED Pt III – That heroic stalwart of fiscal prudence and austerity- Paul Ryan- votes FOR the hulking Senate bill, larded up with new spending AND $4.8 TRILLION in new debt and “Yard Sign Caucus” members wondered why I withheld endorsing Romney/Ryan!?
More Emancipation Hell: Professor DeRosa’s counter argument to the dubious “The Emancipation Proclamation: [A] Constitutionally Modest Act”
TIC: Is it possible that America’s Revolution was a nearly gun-less one and not the “every colonist, armed to the teeth” stories we have all heard? Maybe…just maybe….
The city that brains forgot: NOLA forces cabbies to fork over up to $67,000 to have the privilege of driving a cab in the city and getting shot by thugs posing as patrons
DeceptiCONNED Pt IV – GOP backed “deal” on “fiscal cliff” will add $3.9 TRILLION to the debt (totals differ between reports but what’s a Trillion between friends!?)
This writer has the same problem with “extroverts” that I have realized I have working in “the cloud” viz groupthink is non-productive and only keeps imbeciles and slackers employed
Larison: If Hagel accepts gig as SoD he will at least have a seat at the table that carves up the war making plans for Dear Leader’s Administration
Is this the future of journalism or just the latest pie in the sky “Business model!? We don’t need no stinking business model” attempt to make money from a successfully trafficked website?
Tweetle Dee and Tweetle Dumb: Obama Youth cheer their own enslavement