Finding racism where it’s not as blatant, and inventing it where it’s not present | WashingtonExaminer.com

The Rightward Journal

carney_race

Finding racism where it’s not as blatant, and inventing it where it’s not present | WashingtonExaminer.com.
by Timonthy P. Carney

Falsely crying racism for political gain is a good way to make some people believe racism doesn’t exist any more.

I said that on Twitter this morning and was treated to a barrage of inanity from liberal writers like Matt Yglesias and Oliver Willis. But the point I made is true and important. I’ll elaborate here. Continue reading →

View original post

Did the Constution Stop Obama?

The Rio Norte Line

Did recognition of the Constitution actually come into play influencing Obama’s decision to go to Congress for approval to bomb Syria?  This is a well-written piece I came across that gives a good explanation of what was/is involved.  Go to the link to read the entire article.

Obama’s history-defying decision to seek Congressional approval on Syria

Jack Goldsmith, a Harvard law professor who served as a Bush administration lawyer during the run-up to the 2003 Iraq war, wrote in the legal blog Lawfare, “The planned use of military force in Syria is a constitutional stretch that will push presidential war unilateralism beyond where it has gone before.” And liberal constitutional scholar Garrett Epps, writing for the Atlantic , concluded, “It’s pretty clear that an American attack would violate the Constitution.”

Virtually no one in politics, the press or the academic community expected Obama to go to Congress for approval…

View original post 53 more words