Extinguishing Liberty’s Light and Independent Views:
edited: Sunday, February 17, 2008
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Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2008
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Article by Paul Craig Roberts
What was the greatest failure of 2007? Would it be President Bush’s “surge” in Iraq? Would it be the decline in the value of the US dollar? Subprime mortgages? No. The greatest failure of 2007 was the newly sworn in Democratic Congress.
The American people’s attempt in November 2006 to rein in a rogue government, which has committed the U.S. to costly military adventures while running roughshod over the U.S. Constitution, failed. Replacing Republicans with Democrats in the House and Senate has made no difference.
The assault on the US Constitution by the Democratic Party is as determined as the assault by the Republicans. On October 23, 2007, the House passed a bill sponsored by California Democratic congresswoman Jane Harman, chairwoman of a Homeland Security sub-committee that overturns the constitutionally guaranteed rights to free expression, association, and assembly.
The bill passed the House on a vote of 404-6. In the Senate the bill is sponsored by Maine Republican Susan Collins and apparently faces no meaningful opposition.
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