A Few Poems

A Few Poems

- – A Poetic Philosophy of Freedom A corral full of selected poems which I hope reflect the state of my soul. __________ Cross That to which the mother whispers the child awake rings not from yon tower, but time’s…

Tongue Lashings

Tongue Lashings

- When humans talk about getting a “tongue lashing”, they generally mean to imply an unpleasant tirade tendered from one person to another for known or unknown reasons, (depending on whether the lashee is male or female of course and…

Reflections On OAS

“Old soldiers with bad gums find out too late whom they really served.” – Steve Mason, VVA   Note please that this body of collected tid-bits and thoughts are my own suppositions, are based on my individual perceptions, and that…

MAIN CORE

Dr. Edwin Vieira, Jr., Ph.D.
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“…the doctrine of ‘emergency powers’ runs afoul of America’s Constitution… Anyone who bothers to read the Constitution will see that it:
     "Delegates to the General Government as a whole – or to Congress, the President, or the Supreme Court separately – no ‘emergency powers’ under that rubric;
     "Delegates neither powers that only an ‘emergency’ can call into existence, nor powers that may be exercised only in an ‘emergency’;
     "Delegates no power even to declare that an ‘emergency’ exists; and, perhaps most decisively of all,
     "Does not even employ the word ‘emergency’, let alone define it as a legal principle relevant to any part of ‘the supreme Law of the Land’.”