Only Congress Can Spend Federal Monies - “No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in consequence of Appropriations made by Law.” — U.S. Constitution, Article I, section 9 Congress and the White House have been at loggerheads for weeks on the next phase of federal aid to those suffering financially and who lost jobs because of governor-mandated lockdown orders in […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
Real World Reasserts Itself - Since the death of George Floyd beneath the knee of a cop in Minneapolis on Memorial Day, the nation has been instructed by its cultural elites that this is the daily reality that a racist America has too long ignored Our nation, it was shouted in our faces, is a place where white cops harass, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
News From Around the South 8/3 to 8/10 - GEORGIA: Augusta Mayor Names Monument Task Force AUGUSTA, Ga. – Mayor Hardie Davis has tapped 11 people to come up with a plan regarding several of the city’s monuments, buildings, and streets that honor Confederate military officers. The task force will have 60 days from the start of its first meeting to come up with […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
CSS Hunley Emerged 20 Years Ago, And Future Remains Uncertain - The barnacle-encrusted metal cylinder had languished in mud, seawater and sand for nearly 140 years. But on Aug. 8, 2000, after decades of research, dives and study, a series of cranes pulled the H.L. Hunley submarine off of Sullivan’s Island to an audience of hundreds in person and thousands more watching TV across the country. […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
Spying On Journalists - Last week, this column argued that the only constitutional role for armed federal forces in Portland, Oregon, was to assist U.S. marshals in protecting federal property and personnel there — in this case, the federal courthouse and those who come to it. The column also argued that under the U.S. Constitution, the feds have no […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...