Daily Archives: August 15, 2011

Herb Titus and William Olson: The Budget Control Act Of 2011 Violates Constitutional Order

This is from the Constitution Party website. It originally appeared at the American Thinker. Titus was a one time Constitution Party Vice Presidential nominee and once sought the CP Presidential nomination.

by Herbert W. Titus and William J. Olson

http://www.americanthinker.com

In a Constitutional Republic of the sort that we thought we had, the process by which laws are made is at least as important as the laws that are enacted.  Our Constitution prescribes that law-making process in some detail, but those who voted for the “Budget Control Act of 2011″ (“BCA 2011″) were wholly unconcerned about trampling upon required constitutional processes on the way to the nirvana of “bi-partisan consensus “to avert a supposed crisis.  At least two titles of the bill now being rushed through Congress are unconstitutional.  

First, the “Debt Ceiling Disapproval Process” in BCA 2011 Title III unconstitutionally upends the legislative process

The Constitution’s Article I, Section 8, Clause 2 vests in Congress the power “to borrow Money on the credit of the United States.”  As two of America’s leading constitutionalists, St.

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Virgil Goode: Job Creation and Immigration

From the Constitution Party website: Virgil Goode is rumored to be a potential candidate for the Constitution Party nomination.

by Virgil Goode
Former Congressman (VA 5th District 2007 – 2009)

Tucked in between dramatic stock market drops on Thursday and Monday, there was a little bit of seemingly good economic news on Friday morning.… Read more ...