Constitutionality of HR1

Constitutionality of HR1

We are a small group that gets together once a week to study the Constitution. We are studying Federalist 59 to 61. Traditionally, these papers do not receive much attention. After all, we know that elections are held in November....
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Providence

Providence

This last Memorial Day at the Field of Heroes in Pocatello, a dignified plaque was placed before those attending with the inscription “… we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortune and our sacred Honor.” It is a...
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A Modern Story of Heroes in the Fight for Freedom

A Modern Story of Heroes in the Fight for Freedom

Many of us will be celebrating Memorial Day this weekend. Perhaps a visit to the tombstones of the fallen heroes, followed by a barbecue with family and friends. Few will pay any attention to the story of Christopher Ahn, a...
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The Israeli–Palestinian Conflict

The Israeli–Palestinian Conflict

As we have witnessed countless times, Tel Aviv once again recently came under attack by the Palestinians. Some Americans stand with Israel, the only free country in the Middle East, and a staunch American ally. Others have a different view....
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House of Representatives Not Funding Certain Bills

House of Representatives Not Funding Certain Bills

A recent newspaper op-ed criticized the Idaho Republican-led State House of Representatives, claiming they were seeking to destroy the State Constitution by not allowing several bills to proceed. The author of that op-ed criticized the House, accusing them of ...
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Packing the Supreme Court

Packing the Supreme Court

On Thursday, April 15th, Congress launched the Judiciary Act of 2021, with the express objective of packing the Supreme Court from 9 to 13 Justices. Is it wrong? Is it unconstitutional? Is it harmful to the nation? History of Dealing...
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Letter to the Editor Governor Little’s Emergency Powers

Letter to the Editor Governor Little’s Emergency Powers

H135, S1136, and the Constitutionality of the Governor’s Emergency Power Yesterday, Governor Little announced his intention to veto House Bill 135 and Senate Bill 1136. Both pieces of legislation are intended to curb the Governor’s overreach in eme...
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