Apr 22, 2013
Joseph E. Schmitz' Perspective: The Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, and 19 House colleagues co-sponsored H.Res. 153 on April 12.
Apr 16, 2013
Joseph E. Schmitz' Perspective: The Boston Marathon terrorist attack is a wake up call. We have enemies who can and will continue to attack us on our own territory.
Mar 25, 2013
The United States Congress and the Obama administration should base U.S. border security policy on the subsidiarity-based framework implemented by Nehemiah four centuries before Christ.
Mar 4, 2013
Sequestration is the most recent flash-drama occupying what could otherwise be a profound public dialogue on the character of our Constitution and on the “Republican form of government” it guarantees “to every state in this union” (Art IV, §4).
Feb 19, 2013
As a constitutional alternative to secession, states such as Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, California, and Oklahoma should consider entering into a self-defense “compact.”
Nov 5, 2012
In the aftermath of both the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi terrorist attack and Hurricane Sandy, and on this presidential election eve, the following prayer by the Secretary of Defense at a cabinet meeting after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, seems as relevant today as then.
Oct 19, 2012
The president’s Sept. 12 Rose Garden transcript suggests that he refused then and now to heed at least one aspect of Sun Tsu’s admonition, “If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”
Oct 16, 2012
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s recent acceptance of responsibility for the Benghazi tragedy begs a more pressing question: What happened in the White House after Benghazi?