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We Need a Constitutional Convention, Part 1

Reckless government spending and an uncontrollable federal debt have created an unavoidable monetary disaster ahead.  The door to unlimited federal spending was opened by President Nixon in 1971 when he severed the last link between the dollar and gold by ending foreign central banks' ability to exchange dollars for U.S. gold.  Politicians realized that more spending produced more votes to keep them in office; and with no limit on federal spending, the mountain of debt just kept on...

We Need a Constitutional Convention, Part 2

In the same way that EPA has extended its control over water—and even land—under clean water laws (See Part 1), it has exceeded Constitutional authority and the intent of Congress under the Clean Air Acts.  Once again, it has caused an enormous waste of billions of taxpayer dollars on government itself—and costs approaching a trillion dollars for compliance in the private sector.  All this with measures that have little benefit—and often negative consequences—to the environment...

There’s a Huge New Demand for Guns — Not from Fear of Confiscation, but for Self-Protection

Something has changed. Last week my wife said to me, “I think I’d like to get a gun.” By which she meant a gun she can carry with her. If my wife were from Texas, this might not be surprising. But she is from Australia, a country which for two decades has had restrictive firearms laws and whose citizens largely do not understand Americans’ commitment to protecting gun rights. She has long been politely but barely tolerant of my interest in guns, of the fact that I have more than a few of them,...

Latest News in Lawsuit Abuse

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    SeaWorld has been sued by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for violating the U.S. Constitution by enslaving killer whales.
  • The Donkey Got Prettier at Closing Time

    A Zimbabwe man is in legal trouble for having sex with a donkey tied to a tree.
  • Divorce on the Rocks

    Comedian Rob Delaney has announced he’s suing Kim Kardashian because she’s getting divorced from her husband of 72 days, Kris Humphries.
  • Motel Nix

    Once every four years in the past 20 years, persons staying at a family-owned motel in Massachusetts have been arrested for one kind of crime or another.
  • Legal Beagles

    Technically, this item isn’t about lawsuit abuse, but it may go a long way toward explaining why it exists.
  • Trailer Narc

    A Michigan woman is suing the distributors of the film Drive because there wasn’t very much driving in it.
  • Tricks of the Trade

    Hooters restaurant chain is suing the owner of the Twin Peaks chain for stealing trade secrets.
  • Emotional Turbulence

    Continental Airlines is being sued by a passenger complaining tornados and thunderstorms made her flight turbulent.
  • Punishment on Loan from Rush

    A Texas woman says she was subjected to cruel and unusual punishment after her arrest by being forced to listen to talk-show host Rush Limbaugh in the squad car.<
  • Sure Plays a Mean Pinball

    A self-described “pinball wizard” has filed a total of 11 complaints against the Pinball Hall of Fame in Las Vegas stemming from a single incident at the pinball
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