'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The Washington Times rightly criticizes the Obama administration for demanding unconstitutional college speech codes ("Repealing free speech," Comment & Analysis, May 17). The Department of Education wrongly claims that any "unwelcome" speech about sexual topics is "sexual harassment" — even if it does not offend an "objectively reasonable person."
A few weeks ago, President Obama advised graduates at Ohio State University that they need not listen to voices warning about tyranny around the corner, because we have self-government in America.
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Senators voted 97-0 Thursday to confirm Srikanth Srinivasan to a judgeship on the vitally important U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia after Republicans relented and allowed the vote to go forward this week.
The legal arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to uphold a lower court ruling that invalidated President Obama's controversial recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board.
The man who led the Internal Revenue Service when it was inappropriately scrutinizing conservative groups' applications for tax-exempt status said Tuesday that he intentionally kept himself in the dark about those kinds of decisions because he thought, as a political appointee, he should keep his distance.
A Texas group dedicated to combatting voter fraud applied for tax-exempt status in 2010 and has suffered three years of delays, been through four different IRS agents, undergone six FBI inquiries and submitted thousands of pages of documentation — and it still hasn't been approved.
The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a new case on the intersection of religion and government in a dispute over prayers used to open public meetings.
I do not know Jeffrey Scott Shapiro ("Another attempt at nullification," Commentary, May 13), but it is quite obvious that he does not understand the process of nullification. I would attribute that to the fact that the subject of nullification is not being taught today, not even in our law schools.
The political travails of the Affordable Care Act - aka Obamacare - continue, as witnessed by the furor surrounding Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' attempts to solicit funds to pay for its implementation.
A federal judge Friday temporarily blocked a first-of-its-kind Arkansas law that would effectively have prevented most abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy.
House Republicans cheered their vote on Thursday to repeal President Obama's health care law as the triumph of reason and public opinion over false promises from the White House. Democrats called them insane.
A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that President Obama violated the Constitution when he made a recess appointment to the National Labor Relations Board, marking the second panel to rebuke the administration and making the issue even more likely to draw Supreme Court scrutiny.
It's time to set things straight on gun control laws, states' rights and the Constitution. It is my opinion that this debate is going nowhere because some key facts have been overlooked ("Another attempt at nullification," Commentary, May 14).
When the chairman of one of the tea party groups targeted by the IRS for special scrutiny saw the agency's questions, his first thought was that the queries were so outrageous that the Obama administration was engaging in campaign opposition research.
Virginia Tech President Charles Steger, who has been criticized by families and others for the way he handled the 2007 mass shooting, announced Tuesday that he is retiring.