Some 40 percent of farm income now comes from a combination of trade aid (due to the China trade war), disaster assistance, farm subsidies and insurance claims, according to Axios.com. Is American food production, and thus national security, in jeopardy when so many farms derive so much income from sources other than selling food?
Democrat Congressman James Clyburn, SC, says he doubts the Bill of Rights would pass in 2019, because he meets many people who want to uproot it. Are our Constitutional guarantees in such jeopardy that “we the people” might tear them up? Would the first ten Amendments to the Constitution survive a clean up or down vote at the 2020 Democratic National Convention?
Former Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens says the worst decision of his life was the court’s DC v. Heller ruling, which recognized the individual right to keep and bear arms. Of course, Stevens voted with the minority in Heller. In a new book, he says he’s still convinced the framers of the Constitution and Bill of Rights meant to protect gun rights only for use in organized militias. Bill Whittle mansplains to Stevens the meaning of a simple English sentence known as the 2nd Amendment.
In New Prime vs. Oliveira, the Supreme Court just said contract workers can’t automatically be forced into expensive, lengthy, often-unjust, mandatory arbitration. Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote the unanimous opinion. Have the court’s conservatives lurched to the Left? Bill Whittle Now is a production of the Members at https://billwhittlecom.wpengine.com