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There are Constitutional Limits on Executive Power: A SCOTUSblog Symposium

U.S. CONSTITUTION: ACLJ This week, ACLJ Chief Counsel Jay Sekulow provided an in-depth analysis of United States v. Texas at SCOTUSblog, which is one of...

How Democracy Works

OLIVIA SUMMERS, ACLJ Time and time again President Obama has exceeded the bounds of his constitutional authority.  And time and time again, we at the...

Fighting Obama’s Executive Overreach on Behalf of Congress

Jay Sekulow, ACLJ The Obama Administration continues to do whatever it takes to defend the indefensible. First, President Obama failed to persuade Congress of his...

Obama’s Cuba Decision

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Without the approval of the American people or even of Congress, President Obama made the unilateral decision to normalize relations with Cuba....

Federalist Papers No. 77, Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS April 2, 1788 The Appointing Power Continued, Other Executive Powers Considered IT HAS been mentioned as one of the advantages to be...

Federal Bureaucracy – Threat to Liberty

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY In drafting the U.S. Constitution, our Founding Fathers feared centralized government most of all. Most of them had a lot of experience...

Federalist Papers No. 76, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER, MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, April 1, 1788 President's Appointment Power with Advice and Consent of Senate THE President is "to nominate, and, by and with the...

Federalist Papers No. 75, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, March 26, 1788 Treaty Making Power of the Executive (President) THE President is to have power, "by and with the advice...

Once Again Obama Tries to Limit Next President

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ We’ve seen this movie before. With the Obama administration, a familiar pattern is emerging. Trusting his own wisdom, President Obama resists oversight, goes to legal war...

The President’s Duty to Faithfully Execute the Law

BOB GOODLATTE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution requires the President to “take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed.” The President...

The Government’s Bailout of College Grads Continues

LINDSEY BURKE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION President Barack Obama signed an executive order today expanding “Pay-As-You-Earn,” the already generous repayment option available to students with federal loans...

Have We Allowed an 'Imperial Presidency'?

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Have we allowed Barack Obama to transform his office of President into an "imperial Presidency"? That's the question people at the grassroots...

Have We Allowed an ‘Imperial Presidency’?

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Have we allowed Barack Obama to transform his office of President into an "imperial Presidency"? That's the question people at the grassroots...

Trade Treaties Are a Bad Deal

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Barack Obama has been demanding that Congress hurry up and approve two foreign trade treaties with a dozen countries that his pals...

D.C. Circuit Tosses Out IRS Tax-Preparer Regulation

ANDREW M. GROSSMAN, CATO INSTITUTE Faulting the IRS for attempting to “unilaterally expand its authority,” the D.C. Circuit today affirmed a district court decision tossing...

A Republic’s Great Error: Continuing Any Feature That Increases the Love of Power

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" was the campaign slogan of 9th President William Henry Harrison, born FEBRUARY 9, 1773. Harrison was an...

A Republic's Great Error: Continuing Any Feature That Increases the Love of Power

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" was the campaign slogan of 9th President William Henry Harrison, born FEBRUARY 9, 1773. Harrison was an...

Attorney, talk host Mark Levin wins court case against Obama

BY JIM KOURI A federal appeals court ruled on Friday in favor of a well-known plaintiff's argument that President Barack Obama violated the Constitution by...

Check and Balances Victory

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ Today is a good day for constitutional governance. To recap, at issue was whether NLRB appointments made while the Senate was not...

Unbridled Executive Power: The Ruin of Free Constitutions

Liberty Letters Quote of the Day, Samuel Adams The charter of this province recognizes the natural Right of all men to dispose of their property:...