Unconstitutional IOU’s

I don’t know why this hasn’t been brought up in any of the California budget news that I’ve seen.  The state of California is issuing IOU’s instead of paying people and companies.  I’m no lawyer, but that practice obviously (it’s obvious to me anyway) violates the US Constitution.  Article I, Section 10, titled “Powers prohibited […]

H.R.45 Blair Holt’s Gun Control bill

Just received this from a friend.  It’s the latest attempt to circumvent the 2nd Amendment.  Evidently, those dead white guys who thought up and put into force that piece of parchment we know as the US Constitution were stupid, because they really screwed up when they wrote and passed the 2nd Amendment.  (Yes, I’m being […]

To keep and bear Arms

I’m going to change pace a bit from my usual financial topics in order to put a little reason into the 2nd Amendment  debate.  Today the US Supreme Court heard arguments regarding a District of Columbia gun ban.  In 1975 the District of Columbia banned all handguns within the District boundries, and they also prohibit anyone from […]