Dec. 30, 2013
The Establishment Strikes Back in 2013
Congress funds the NSA-FBI surveillance state, the IRS decides it can target 501(c)(4) political speech all it wants, House Republicans give up on defunding Obamacare, and sequester is smothered in its sleep.
Colorado monument designation would quash mining claims
Sen. Mark Udall (D) has introduced legislation that would create a 22,000-acre national monument in Browns Canyon in Chaffee County, Colorado. To ensure that no mining, or any other new commercial activity, takes place on the site, Udall's bill would designate 10,500 acres within the boundaries of the monument as wilderness.
Hendrickson: The legal positivism of the elite: A slippery slope toward tyranny
"To the legal positivist, there are no immutable principles, no moral absolutes. All is relative, and human legislation and regulation are more a matter of convenience or expedience or personal preference than attempts to codify permanent standards of right and wrong."