The president’s legal authority at the debt limit

Some time between the middle and the end of October, the federal government will reach a hard limit on the amount of debt it can issue, and its ability to finance governmental operations will be affected. Confusion about the debt limit abounds, and this Issue Brief will address some common questions. What Is the Debt […]

Convention of States project launched by grassroots movement

A new grassroots movement has been sparked by the release of a book authored by constitutional attorney and popular talk show host Mark Levin. Among other things, Levin’s best-selling book, The Liberty Amendments, proposes a Convention of States instead of a Constitutional Convention to help return the Unites States to self-governance and ensure all law-abiding […]

Special Report & Commentary: Federal Debt & Budget Situation

This week, President Obama conducted a two-day bus tour extolling the virtues of his college education initiatives. Given the steady rise in the cost of a college education and that large tuition payments are the norm for many graduates, the topic is getting a lot of attention. Meanwhile, the rising level of federal debt, the […]

Constitutional Stewardship: An Introduction

  As the founding editor-in-chief of by American Newzine®, and a student of history and the human condition, it is clear to me that our American way of life, and political environment, could be well-served by the general understanding of a principle called “constitutional stewardship.” The phrase is one that our editorial team created after […]

Hits & Misses: National Top Priorities

I find myself at odds this week with many of  my fellow Americans, the majority of whom, according to some polls, believe the economy and jobs are our nation’s top priority.  While our lead story for the first Friday of every month is the updated report on the official unemployment rate, this should not be […]