Since the Supreme Court ruling reversing the 1990 case Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce, and the unconstitutional provisions of the 2002 McCain-Feingold campaign-finance law, are of a First Amendment disposition, prefacing this and all related articles with the First Amendment would be prudent:
Perhaps somewhere along the line I acquired an egregious misunderstanding of the premeditated and calculated limited powers granted to the Congress and the Executive Branch by the United States Constitution.It has always been my understanding, and also the understanding of a few antediluvian and currently extraneous thinkers like Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, John Adams, James Madison, Ben Franklin, et al., that according to Article I Section VII of the United States Constitution, the two legislative bodies, the House of Representatives and the Senate, were granted the exclusive power to write, have an open and honest debate, then call for a vote on a bill. Then they send it to the president, and if he chooses to sign the bill, it becomes law. The cardinal power of the Legislative Branch of the United States Federal Government is to make laws.
The FBI has uncovered email exchanges between Janet Napolitano and Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Northwest flight bomber. The emails date back several months. Janet Napolitano has a history of being an acutely vulnerable victim preyed upon by those who prey upon those who pray to get rich quick. It was this weakness that led to her involvement with Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab. Transcripts of the emails to follow.
Secret Service Admits that Barack Obama and the State Dinner Party Crashers had a Verbal Altercation
Tareq and Michaele Salahi, the couple who crashed the White House State Dinner, did have a terse and uncomfortable exchange with Barack Obama, the Secret Service has revealed. The exchange took place in the greeting line whilst Michaela was shaking hands with Barack Obama. Instead of the customary exchanges of pleasantries, Michaele was asked by Barack Obama…