DeMaio Responds to Recent “natural born Citizen” Comments

DeMaio Responds to Recent “natural born Citizen” Comments

“THE ONLY PRECEDENT THAT COUNTS” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Feb. 13, 2020) — [Editor’s Note:  Legal scholar Joseph DeMaio offers the following in response to comments to his February 9, 2020 article, “Is Mayor Pete a Natural Born Citizen?”] The J.J. Thompson comments of 2/12/20 are, respectfully, ill-reasoned and wrong.  Neither the Ankeny case (an […]

Trump Addresses March for Life

Trump Addresses March for Life

FIRST PRESIDENT TO ATTEND ANNUAL EVENT by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 24, 2020) — At 12:28 p.m. EST on Friday, President Donald J. Trump became the first president in U.S. history to speak at the annual March for Life, held each year to assert the right to life of all unborn children. The event began after […]

The Time For Playing Games Is Over

The Time For Playing Games Is Over

THE U.S. SENATE VS. “THE PELOSI POLKA” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Jan. 6, 2020) — Well, well, well.  Maybe it is just a coincidence, but the statement yesterday morning by Senator Lindsey Graham tracks very closely the tactic posited by Ren Jander here and by your faithful servant here.  Whether or not Senators Mitch McConnell […]

Mr. Justice Obama?

Mr. Justice Obama?

“TOO RISKY” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Dec. 29, 2019) — Really?  I mean…, really?!  Joe (“Post-Primetime”) Biden again floats the idea that, if Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. were interested in the position, Biden would, if elected president, nominate him to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.  Holy mother of pearl… where to start, where to […]

The “End It Now” Option

The “End It Now” Option

“FIGHTING FIRE WITH FIRE” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Dec. 24, 2019) — Ren Jander may be on to something with his recent post positing that, as a matter of constitutional law – backed up by the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Nixon v. United States, 506 U.S. 224 (1993) – the U.S. Senate need not […]

Citizen Directs “Petition for Redress of Grievances” to U.S. Supreme Court

Citizen Directs “Petition for Redress of Grievances” to U.S. Supreme Court

“REPUGNANT TO THE U.S. CONSTITUTION” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 2, 2019) — On Saturday morning, New York State citizen Robert Laity dispatched a set of nine letters, each directed to a member of the U.S. Supreme Court, described as a “Petition for Redress of Grievances” as outlined in the First Amendment of the Bill of […]

The Gray Trollop (aka, The New York Times) Unhinged 

The Gray Trollop (aka, The New York Times) Unhinged 

“THE VILE AND VENOMOUS LEFT” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Sep. 18, 2019) — Once again, the Gray Trollop (hereinafter, “GT” for brevity) confirms that the only principle to which its writers and editors adhere is expediency.  Truth will be cast to the curb if expediency dictates.  Stated otherwise, if it were expedient to fabricate (or […]

The Democrats’ Amicus Curiae Tantrum

The Democrats’ Amicus Curiae Tantrum

“THE LAW OF THE JUNGLE”      by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Sep. 1, 2019) — OK, as a brief primer for what follows, know that when a case is accepted for review by the U.S. Supreme Court, what usually follows is the filing of the opening briefs, the response briefs and the reply briefs.  On […]

Why States Cannot Sue Trump in District Court

Why States Cannot Sue Trump in District Court

A CLOSER LOOK AT ARTICLE III by Oren Long, ©2019 (Jul. 31, 2019) — When the Founders wrote Article III of the Constitution they specified three types of cases that can ONLY originate with and be heard by the Supreme Court, including cases where a State sues the United States (Federal Government).   They clearly […]

Of Invasions, Fiddlers and Judicial Avatars

Of Invasions, Fiddlers and Judicial Avatars

WILL “INVASION” AND “EVASION” BE OUR DOWNFALL? by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Jul. 28, 2019) — In a 5-4 decision in Donald J. Trump v. Sierra Club, 588 U.S. ___ (2019),  the U.S. Supreme Court last week “stayed” (halted) a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals “permanent injunction” against President Trump’s efforts to construct a physical barrier […]

The Tulsi Gabbard House Eligibility Question

The Tulsi Gabbard House Eligibility Question

IS A “U.S. NATIONAL” ELIGIBLE? by Joseph DeMaio, ©2019 (Jul. 10, 2019) — OK, P&E readers, stick with me here for a while, as this may get a bit convoluted.  Recently, your faithful servant offered this post positing that Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is likely not a “natural born Citizen” as required for eligibility to the […]

The Ugly Truth About Property Rights

The Ugly Truth About Property Rights

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2019, President, NARLO (Jan. 13, 2019) — “Oh what fools we mortals be, When we think we have rights to property. They were taken away when we turned our heads, By the U.S. Supreme Court and those other traitors We call ….. the FEDS.”  Ron Ewart […]

I am Serially Releasing my Book on the Calling of the First Article V Convention of the States

I am Serially Releasing my Book on the Calling of the First Article V Convention of the States

“PARTISAN POLITICS” by Montgomery Blair Sibley, ©2018, blogging at Amo Probos (Dec. 10, 2018) — Dedication For My Grandmother, Georgiana Farr Sibley who said: Equality is not an anthropological, political, sociological or economic question; it is a theological question. Either God made everybody in God’s own image, or God didn’t make anybody at all. Chapter […]

It’s in the Water! (RR)

It’s in the Water! (RR)

“UNHINGED” by OPOVV, ©2018 (Oct. 10, 2018) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ your trusted source for nothing but the facts. Hello, my name is Roving and we have Madam Shylock with us via Skype. Good morning, Madam Shylock; how you doin’? But before you answer let’s get this […]

Of Civil War and the Unprincipled Rage of the Democrats

Of Civil War and the Unprincipled Rage of the Democrats

WILL “TANTRUMS” TURN INTO VIOLENCE? by Joseph DeMaio, ©2018 (Oct. 10, 2018) — Whew.  Rational thought, the rule of law and the presumption of innocence have prevailed… for the moment.  Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh now sits on the United States Supreme Court.  And the Left cannot stand it.  Instead of accepting the results of the […]

Trump Calls Kavanaugh Accusations “a Hoax”

Trump Calls Kavanaugh Accusations “a Hoax”

WAS IT ALL PRE-PLANNED? by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 8, 2018) — In remarks to reporters on Monday evening, President Trump called the last-minute accusations against then-Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh “a hoax” carried out by “evil” people. Nominated on July 9, after a protracted confirmation process resulting from unexpected allegations of sexual misconduct, Kavanaugh was narrowly […]

Brett M. Kavanaugh Confirmed as 114th U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Brett M. Kavanaugh Confirmed as 114th U.S. Supreme Court Justice

“A GOOD DAY FOR AMERICA” by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 6, 2018) — Shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, U.S. Court of appeals for the DC Circuit Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh was confirmed by the Senate to be the nation’s 114th justice to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. With Vice President Mike Pence presiding, the […]

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