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Tag: the Constitution

Locked and Loaded: A New Face of American Exceptionalism

Over the past few days, our nation has chalked up two more attacks to the ever-increasing tally of gun violence. Puzzling and shocking as they are, we really should be accustomed to it by now. From the head-scratching public suicide of the “Mall Shooter” in New Jersey to the back-room poker game shooting in Detroit […]

Presidential Declarations of War and American Unilateralism

After reading the shameless attention-grab that was Tim Stanley’s latest Telegraph blog post (Obama and Syria: Britain has helped Obama rediscover the Constitution. No need to thank us, America), I realised that it was not, in fact, the ‘Anarcho-Catholic’ and ‘temperamentally conservative’¬†author’s attempts at being clever (‘Obama referred to America as a constitutional democracy. It’s […]