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  • Minnesota Awakens a Sleeping Giant

    Feb 01, 2015 | by William Perry Pendley
    The degree to which a state may interfere with commerce among its neighbors is now before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in St. Louis, Missouri.
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  • Ronald Reagan on the Wars on Coal

    Jan 01, 2015 | by William Perry Pendley
    With President Obama’s war on coal underway, it is worth reviewing how the nation came to rely on coal and what some perceive of as the first war on coal—that waged by President Jimmy Carter—and President Ronald Reagan’s response.
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  • Obama’s EPA Pursues Vast Land Grab to “Protect” Water

    Dec 01, 2014 | by William Perry Pendley
    Last month, comments closed on a proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to redefine “waters of the United States,” as set forth in the Clean Water Act (CWA) of 1977.
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  • Obama Losing His War On The Second Amendment?

    Nov 01, 2014 | by William Perry Pendley
    Last month, two Pennsylvania state legislators walking to their apartment after an evening meal in Harrisburg were accosted by an armed assailant demanding their wallets.
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  • White House’s Scorn for Constitution Evident in Court

    Oct 01, 2014 | by William Perry Pendley
    There has been much in the national news about the “lawlessness” of the Obama administration, including this testimony of a self-proclaimed liberal law professor: “We are in the midst of a constitutional crisis with sweeping implications for our system of government[, which] threatens the stability and functionality of our tripartite system….”
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  • Suing the Feds: Like Waiting For Godot!

    Sep 02, 2014 | by William Perry Pendley
    There is a reason so many citizens who reach the Supreme Court of the United States in their battles with the federal government and emerge to face reporters and their cameras are elderly, white-haired widows.
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  • The Left’s Magic Spell on Free Education for Illegals Fails

    Jul 30, 2014 | by William Perry Pendley
    “We’re all becoming border states now,” worried Bristol County, Massachusetts Sheriff Tom Hodgson over tens of thousands of illegal immigrants—most unaccompanied children—swarming into the American Southwest, many making their way to America’s first county.
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  • Michigan Landowners Rebel Against Federal Rules

    Jul 01, 2014 | by William Perry Pendley
    Gogebic County at the western end of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is the last place one expects to find landowners who feel a kinship with the Sagebrush Rebels in the news across the West.
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  • Sagebrush Rebellion Hits Colorado’s Western Slope

    Jun 01, 2014 | by William Perry Pendley
    Reed Williams is a most unlikely Sagebrush Rebel. Like his hero Ronald Reagan however, he has had it with those Reagan called “environmental extremists” and the federal bureaucrats who slavishly do their bidding so he is preparing a lawsuit to reclaim his energy leases that a federal agency illegally revoked.
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  • One Wyomingite KO’s the EPA; Another Enters the Ring

    May 01, 2014 | by William Perry Pendley
    In mid-March, Fox News headlined a story out of Wyoming that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had targeted a Fort Bridger (population 345) welder for violating the Clean Water Act and threatened to fine him $75,000-a-day unless he restored a wetland he altered without a permit and therefore contrary to federal law.
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