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Current Events vs. Founding Documents

This column presents facts regarding the United States Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Wisconsin State Constitution, and various other documents in reference to modern topics. Mark hopes to encourage interest in those works so that others can consider whether our government is practicing within its constitutional limits. In the last category, he may indicate his opinion. Mark is a resident of New Berlin. Readers are encouraged to visit the following sites for more information on the United States Constitution and Thomas Jefferson's views on politics and government.

Kagan on Free Speech

free speech, Constitution, supreme court

Entry 42          

 Current Event

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Clean Air Act and Carbon Dioxide

Legislative branch, Constitution, 10th amendment, Presidential power

Entry 43S   Current Event

According to the New York Times on June 10, 2010 (full article available on-line)

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BP Confiscation Without Representation

Constitution, Presidential power

 Entry 44        

Current Event

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Moore and Less Regulation

10th amendment, Legislative branch

Entry 45               Current Event

According to the Journal Sentinel June 7, 2010

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