Post Tagged with: "treaties"

Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR)

The Iran Deal is a Treaty

When H.R. 1191, the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act by Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), came up for votes in the House and Senate, only one member of Congress voted no: Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.).

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With Iran Nuclear Deal, Votes Don’t Matter

With Iran Nuclear Deal, Votes Don’t Matter

The whole process was rigged from the get-go to ensure precisely this outcome. Welcome to post-constitutional America, where treaty ratification is optional, and everybody just goes about their business as if nothing is wrong.

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Iran, a Powerless Congress, and Donald Trump

Iran, a Powerless Congress, and Donald Trump

Voters have figured out the scam. These establishment politicians come around and stir up the masses with promises to rein in government, stop Obama, repeal Obamacare and the rest of his destructive, anti-American agenda. Once safely in office, nothing ever gets done.

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2015: The Year Congress Surrendered?

2015: The Year Congress Surrendered?

2015 may go down as the year that Congress gave up some of its most important legislative powers. Or, at least, the year it was confirmed that Congress’ powers are not what they used to be.

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Can Obama make a Deal with Iran?

Can Obama make a Deal with Iran?

The recent Iran nuclear deal begs the question: how did our Framers instruct America’s government to deal with treaties between other nations?

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When is a Treaty Not a Treaty?

When is a Treaty Not a Treaty?

When is a treaty not a treaty? Apparently, whenever the president says so, according to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).

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