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The Constitution

  1. President Obama Quotes Washington, Urging Americans to Guard the ConstitutionHe said the Constitution is “just a piece of parchment” without the active participation of the American people to give it meaning.
  2. The Constitution (Probably) Won’t Save Us If Trump Becomes a KleptocratProfiting off the presidency is prohibited by the “Emoluments Clause” of the Constitution — but it’s not much of a deterrent.
  3. Even Texas’s(!) Gay-Marriage Ban Ruled UnconstitutionalState bans are dropping like flies.
  4. How to Protect the Constitution From Zombies“We do have a plan, BUT I’d have to kill you if I told you.”
  5. Newt Gingrich Received One Vote for Speaker of the House TodayFun fact: Basically anyone could be speaker.
  6. The Constitutional Fight to Repeal Health Reform Keeps on KickingA federal judge in Florida sympathizes with the claim that the bill is unconstitutional.
  7. Justice Breyer Explains to Justice Scalia Why Flogging Is No Longer AppropriateBreyer goes after Scalia in his new book.