Geither: Defaulting on Debt Unconstitutional

The Obama administration is arguing the 14th Amendment renders the debt ceiling moot.

The Unconstitutional Constitution

While the Constitutionality of the War Powers Act is indeed dubious, the fact that it was passed over Nixon’s veto isn’t the reason.

Ron Paul Says He Would Have Voted Against The 1964 Civil Rights Act

Thanks to an appearance on Hardball we’ve got another story about a 47 year old law.

Alabama Sharia Law Ban

An Alabama legislator wants to ban the use of Islamic law in the state’s courts — just in case Muslims take over.

Jerry Seinfeld Can Mock Missy Chase Lapine

A New York judge has sided with comedian Jerry Seinfeld in a bizarre lawsuit by a crazy woman who writes cookbooks.

Obama Administration Will No Longer Defend DOMA In Court

Huge news in the marriage equality debate today as the Obama Administration has decided not to defend the Defense of Marriage Act in court anymore.

I Get Emails About History

Arizona Hates The Constitution, Loves Nullification

Arizona looks to be the latest state to try to revive the discredited doctrine of nullification.

In (Partial) Defense of Ezra Klein

I don’t like it when things my allies say are misquoted and attacked; it’s no better when my allies do it.

Repeal the 17th Amendment?

Why would returning to the system of allowing state legislatures to choose Senators improve representation?

Organization Kids

Alito: Not True

We All Want What’s Best

Did Texas Ban Marriage?

Killing Presidents