Imprimis: The History and Danger of Administrative Law

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In this fascinating article from 2014, Dr. Hamburger associates administrative law primarily with the executive power of a nation state; meaning the king or the president, for example. But while the history is informative, it doesn’t do enough to illuminate our current reality.

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AT: YouTube blocks links to texts of Virginia anti-gun Bills

Much of the rhetoric at the link covers ground already familiar to Forum readers. What’s new is the report that “YouTube is now blocking links to the State of Virginia Legislative Information System (LIS)” whereby the texts of the various anti-gun bills are accessible.

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CBS News: Nancy Pelosi speaks as pressure mounts over impeachment trial

As I watched the Speaker a few moments ago, I kept thinking, “These people are sick.”

We have at present a hopeful situation in the Middle East that the president engineered. Iran’s regional ambitions are humbled, for the moment, and a de-escalation of tensions and eventual return to diplomacy are the most probable outcomes. Most people would call this a success, but the Democrats see it as a chance to grab at power and take credit for conditions they didn’t create.

That’s not how it is supposed to work.

ZeroHedge: US Trade Deficit Crashes To Smallest Since Trump Elected

The answer to the question, Is Trump winning again?” is yes.

Remember that trade deficits measure the amount of money that flows out of the country. There simply is no possible way to improve a nation’s wealth by exporting its currency. This would be obvious if money were made of gold, as it once was, but the effect is the same no matter what money is made of.