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Articles of Impeachment?

I keep hearing almost every Republican Senator/Congressman state that Obama has violated the U.S. Constitution (Article II, Sec. 3) by "che…

Started by Jolly Green Jumper

0 Aug 13, 2013


No Labels or the "Problem Solvers Coalition"

(note the use of 'forward') This is probably a good place to look for amnesty voting Republicans!  Who is No Labels? The No Labels moveme…

Started by Dee

24 Aug 12, 2013
Reply by Michael J Nellett


Is Congress Simply No Fun Anymore?

When Rep. Rodney Alexander, R-La., announced this week that he would retire from his seat after 10 years in the House, he cited his frustr…

Started by Dee

13 Aug 11, 2013
Reply by Charles Bill L.CDurry


S. 1243 Appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Management and Administration administration, operations, and management For necessary salar…

Started by Dee

22 Aug 9, 2013
Reply by Gene Szymanski


Cantor hints at sequester compromise

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) suggested on Sunday that Republicans could be open to a deal on the sequester if it includes cut…

Started by Dee

31 Aug 7, 2013
Reply by Lawrence


McConnell tries to tamp Senate GOP revolt over spending levels

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) is trying to contain a GOP rebellion on spending levels, a struggle that has major implicat…

Started by Dee

31 Aug 5, 2013
Reply by Walt Hutchens


Are Republicans fooling themselves about ObamaCare?

  When Washington conservatives gather to talk among themselves, and the discussion turns to Obamacare -- it happens pretty frequently -- i…

Started by Dee

40 Aug 3, 2013
Reply by Paul Z.


Peter King Warns GOP Not To Shut Down Government

On CNN’s State of the Union Sunday morning, Congressman Peter King strongly urged certain members of the Republican Party to back away fro…

Started by Dee

62 Aug 3, 2013
Reply by A_Nobody


Shutdown odds rising as Obama, Congress entrench on spending

The odds of a government shutdown this autumn are increasing, with the White House and congressional leaders both digging in.On Capitol Hi…

Started by Dee

44 Aug 3, 2013


Lawmakers Who Upheld NSA Phone Spying Received Double the Defense Industry Cash

The numbers tell the story — in votes and dollars. On Wednesday, the house voted 217 to 205 not to rein in the NSA’s phone-spying dragnet.…

Started by Dee

21 Jul 31, 2013
Reply by Terry Lester




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‘Breaking: Supreme Court Sides With Trump Over Sanctuary Cities In Deportation Case

 The US Supreme Court sided with President Trump over sanctuary cities today in a 5-4 decision.

The court ruled the government has the power to detain people who are facing deportation because of the crimes they committed.

Chief Justice John Roberts joined justices Alito, Thomas, Gorsuch and Kavanaugh in the majority. reported:

A divided U.S. Supreme Court bolstered the government’s power to detain people who are facing deportation because of crimes they committed, siding with the Trump administration in a clash with implications for so-called sanctuary cities.

The case focused on non-citizen legal residents who serve a criminal sentence, get released and later are arrested by federal immigration agents.

The 5-4 ruling Tuesday said those people aren’t entitled to a bond hearing, and the possibility of re-release, while the Homeland Security Department presses its case for deportation. The ruling reversed a decision by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

In announcing the decision from the bench, Justice Samuel Alito said the lower court had made a “policy judgment” using reasoning that “makes a mockery” of the federal immigration laws…

…Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh joined the majority, but they splintered in their reasoning.

Thomas and Gorsuch didn’t agree with all of Alito’s opinion. They said courts lack power to consider issues involving the detention of non-citizens until those people are facing a deportation order.

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