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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...

Obama Designates Three New National Monuments

Over the objections of many local, state and federal legislators from the affected areas, in early July, President Barack Obama designated new national monuments in California, Nevada and Texas.  The designation of more than 1,000,000 acres of public lands as national monuments, foreclosed previously allowed commercial and recreational activities those lands, leading some Republicans and local officials to accuse Obama of a backdoor land grab ignoring the interests of local residents....

Federal District Court Blocks Obama Water Rule

A federal judge in North Dakota issued a ruling blocking the Obama administration’s controversial Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, hours before it was due to take effect on August 28. Judge Ralph Erickson of the District Court for the District of North Dakota found the 13 states suing to block the rule met the conditions necessary for a preliminary injunction. Those conditions include a high likelihood the states would be harmed if the court doesn’t act and that the states are likely...

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    An Ohio community college forced a construction crew to stop working until its “Men Working” signs were removed because they violated the college’s diversity requirements.
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    The family of a teenager who stowed away in the wheel well of a Boeing 737 jet at an airport in Charlotte, North Carolina and fell to this death after the plane took off is suing the city, it
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    A Michigan state trial court judge previously censured by the Michigan Supreme Court for sending a “nearly naked” photograph of himself to a sheriff’s department employee is under investigati
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    The mother of an Oklahoma toddler may be fined $2,500 because the toddler urinated outdoors while playing in his front yard.
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    Liability concerns led the Sheboygan County Humane Society to refuse an unscheduled guided tour of the shelter for a group of disabled children and their caregivers.
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    A Canton, Ohio driver whose car struck a police officer while the officer was directing traffic was sentenced to a year’s probation and ordered to cook Thanksgiving dinner for three police officers
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