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Reassessing ACLU v. Clapper: The Missing Constitutional Analysis(5)

May 27, 2015

(Editor’s note: The mass collection of phone data by the NSA is very controversial. Congress votes on the continuation of this activity this weekend. This analysis by one of the nation’s leading experts is important to our understanding of what is happening and why, in the opinion of this expert, the NSA activities are constitutional.) […]

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King v. Burwell: What State Lawmakers Should Do

State lawmakers—particularly those in states that would be affected by a Supreme Court ruling against the Obama Administration in the King case—should take steps to encourage Congress to put forth a legislative response to the case, specifically by exempting affected states from the costly Obamacare rules, regulations, and mandates.[1] Reject a State Exchange State lawmakers […]

Low Observable Isn’t A “Dealer” Option Any Longer, It’s Just “The Way”

(Editor’s note: The Jefferson Journal ran an article on the F-35 on August 7th, 2014 that can be found here. This piece came is in response to that column.) Low Observable or “stealth” technology is no longer a niche capability. It has now become the baseline for all future combat aircraft development by any country […]

Virginia Can Help Keep U.S. Air Superiority

Guaranteeing the future of American air superiority is a task that extends well beyond the five walls of the Pentagon. In fact, we in Virginia have an important part to play. This is certainly the case with the futuristic and important new F-35 Lighting II stealth fighter currently under development. There are eighteen companies throughout […]

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