Are Quarantine & Isolation Constitutional?

Point: The US Constitution doesn't mention quarantine or isolation.Point: US Constitution, 10th Amendment: The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.Point: Idaho Law, TITLE 56, PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND WELFARE, CHAPTER 10, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE (7) The director, under...

Great Misconception: Treason Under US Law

There are whole libraries filled with the laws of this country but only one crime that was of such importance that it was specifically placed into the United States Constitution, the crime is treason and the reason for this prominence wasn't because the founder intended it be used, but rather to constrain its use under the most rigid checks. Treason was a charge that could be levied in other...

How Presidential & Vice Presidential Succession REALLY Works

An Article I wrote for Newsvine, you can also read it here. Say that Vice President Cheney resigns due to his heart troubles, or say the unlikely happens and he is impeached by Congress, many think that the Speaker of the House would replace him, and they would be wrong, the President chooses the replacement. The 25th Amendment to the Constitution clarifies some rather ambiguous translations that...