On Saturday, April 15, the Alaska top-two bill, HB 200, passed the House Judiciary Committee 4-3. But it must now go to the State Affairs Committee. The bill’s sponsor, Representative Gabrielle Ledoux, is a member of the House Judiciary Committee.
All the testimony taken on the bill on Friday, April 14, was opposed to the bill.… Read more ...
It is not possible to overstate the impact on U.S. and global politics of Trump’s unilateral, surprise cruise missile strikes on Syria at the very moment that he was having dinner with China’s President Xi Jinping.
In under 8 minutes Dr. Scott Bradley, PhD in Constitutional Law and 2016 Constitution Party VP Nominee, touches on the Constitutionality of the recent missile strike launched against Syria.
For those saying the President has the power to launch an attack:
Article 1, Section 8, Clause 11 of the Constitution of the United States:
[The Congress shall have Power To…] Declare war…
Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 & 2 of the Constitution of the United States:
The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States, when called into the actual Service of the United States…
He shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur…
For those citing that Commander-In-Chief = ability to unilaterally launch attacks in which Americans are not in imminent danger:
Thomas Jefferson, in 1801 as President:
He was “unauthorized by the Constitution, without the sanction of Congress, to go beyond the line of defense.”
Federalist 69, Alexander Hamilton:
The President is to be the “commander-in-chief of the army and navy of the United States, and of the militia of the several States, when called into the actual service of the United States.… Read more ...
From the Libertarian National Committee list:
On Apr 12, 2017, at 9:51 AM, Liberty Antifa wrote:
Hello LNC members,
We are contacting all of you in regards to recent events involving the Libertarian Party of Florida (LPF). By now you are probably long aware of the controversy surrounding the fascist lawyer and former LPF Senate candidate Augustus Sol Invictus.
Libertarian freedom-fighter William N. Grigg passed away suddenly today.
He was 54.
Grigg is survived by his wife Korrin and their six children. If you value and care about the stalwarts of the libertarian movement, be aware that medical costs and the loss of the family breadwinner will be a hardship — so please consider showing others that Libertarians care about our own – by throwing in a few dollars for the family:
By request of one of our other editors I am setting up this thread for liveblogging during the upcoming LNC meeting this weekend. Links to the first few reports posted for the meeting, chair’s proposed agenda, live broadcast, LNC and staff listings, and information on the venue were posted previously. https://www.lp.org/event/lnc-meeting/ will have additional reports as they come in.… Read more ...
That’s a gang calling themselves “Libertarians United Against Fascism.” What they’re threatening to shut down, unless they get their way, is the Libertarian Party of Florida’s state convention. And their two demands relating to that threat are designed to be impossible to meet.