Conflicting Smoke Signals

Recently, the US Attorney General, Jeff Session declared that he and his DoJ would reverse course on the doctrine set forth under Obama and Holder and restart enforcement of federal drug laws as they pertain to marijuana. This, frankly, leaves me feeling ambivalent since one could say that I’m getting conflicting smoke signals… and neither of them have anything directly to do with either medical or recreational use of cannabis.

To me this is an example of federal overreach resulting in the Constitution being in conflict with itself at this time. I find that the entirety of the federal drug laws, except those that cover importation, exportation, or interstate trafficking, to be violations of the 10th Amendment of the US Constitution. However, the Take Care Clause (Section 3, Clause 5) of Article II of the Constitution requires that the Executive shall take care that the laws be faithfully executed. In other words, the Constitution requires the Executive branch to enforce the laws set forth by the Legislative branch unless and until the Judicial branch declares said laws to be null and void.

That conflict is what’s making me ambivalent about this whole thing, not my personal opinions of either medical or recreational use of marijuana.

Related Reading:

The Sacred Rights of Conscience: Selected Readings on Religious Liberty and Church-State Relations in the American Founding
Marijuana Edibles: 40 Easy & Delicious Cannabis-Infused Desserts
Politics For Dummies
Separation Of Powers: Documents and Commentary (Understanding Constitutional Principles)
The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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Our Last Chance

Our Last Chance To Defend The Scotus From Liberal Infection
Our Last Chance To Defend The SCOTUS

If any American still needs a compelling reason to vote for Trump in the upcoming 2016 elections, this is it. If Hillary is elected, the makeup of the SCOTUS will be irrevocably changed and those Liberal “justices” will fundamentally transform America through judicial activism.

Related Reading:

Politics For Dummies
Constitutional Law [Connected Casebook] (Aspen Casebook)
America: A Narrative History (Brief Tenth Edition)  (Vol. 1)
Bill of Rights: with Writings that Formed Its Foundation (Little Books of Wisdom)
Uncivil Agreement: How Politics Became Our Identity

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Laws, The Movie

Laws, The Movie

Yeah, that’s actually pretty funny…until you take a moment and think about it. Then, it’s far more horrific than the original 1975 film.

Related Reading:

Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign
The Constitution of the United States
A Fatal Obsession: A gripping mystery perfect for all crime fiction readers from best seller Faith Martin
Hillary the Other Woman
America

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