Members of the House and the Senate ARE OFFICERS and SUBJECT TO IMPEACHMENT

I recently came across a rather curious piece of Congressional garbage. The House has been dodging responsibility since the get-go: “Blount’s (1797) impeachment trial—the first ever conducted—established the principle that Members of Congress and Senators were not “Civil Officers” under the Constitution, and accordingly, they could only be removed from office by a two-thirds vote […]

A New Approach to Term Limits

A recent post on Common Sense Evaluation argued: Term Limits and stop the “Paid for Life.” They can live on Social Security and Medicare just like the rest of us! I have no problem footing a sliding rate pension like those in the military, 50% at 20 years sliding to 75% at 30 years, but […]

Is a Constitutional Convention Feasible?

A friend mentioned using a “Constitutional Convention” to overturn Obamacare. Is this feasible?   My answer: I don’t think a “Constitutional Convention” is anywhere near as easy as people think. But let’s take a closer look at it, to see what it says, as well as how best to make one happen should we need […]

Why “Impeach Trump!” People are Blithering Idiots

Impeachment headlines are all the rage these days, and Google images is fully of all sorts of Impeach Trump buttons, banners, and bumper stickers, but it’s an utterly mindless rage, one fueled by hate and ignorance, not rationality, sound reasoning, or understanding of the law. People, listen up!  Please get an education so you know […]