Archive for: April 4, 2012

April 4, 2012

A Whirlwind Tour of the Supreme Court’s Commerce Clause Jurisprudence

By David J. Porter

There is a widely held view that Congress has virtually unlimited power to legislate, especially concerning economic matters. Consider, for example, the passage of the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act two years ago. While …

U.S. Military Under Increased Pressure

Filed under: American Military,Foreign Countries & Policy - 04 Apr 2012

As the war in Afghanistan grinds on, our troops are faced with an ever increasing amount of danger, stress and pressure. Many of them are on their third, fourth or even fifth combat deployment. Officially, our commitment runs through the …