Harrison Schmitt – Politics

Are National Energy Policy Loan Guarantees Constitutional?

by Harrison H. Schmitt The President and the Congress obviously are hooked on interfering in the American economy. Loan guarantees and their ultimate manifestation in financial bailouts, show the extremes of this addiction. Now, the President proposes to use the authority provided by Congress to guarantee loans to a single power company (Southern) to build …

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Don’t “Do Something” about Climate Change

by Harrison H. Schmitt Americans should think long and hard about their childrens’ future before giving up liberties and incomes to politicians in Washington and at the United Nations in the name of “doing something” about climate change. Given how little we actually know about climate, as well as great uncertainties in what we do …

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Obamacare is Unconstitutional

by Harrison H. Schmitt The “unalienable rights” stated in the Declaration of Independence include “life” as well as “liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” “Life,” however, implies something very different than “health.” The Declaration’s statement of a right to life coexists with the “liberty” of individual choice of how life shall be lived in “the …

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Extreme National Debt and Tax Burdens are Unsustainable

by Harrison H. Schmitt What are these people in Washington thinking?! Do they believe the rest of us can’t count? Or don’t count! The national debt already stood far too high at about 40% of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2009. Now, the President proposes that the FY2011 budget create a total national debt of …

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Obama Cedes Moon To China, Space Station To Russia

by Harrison H. Schmitt The Administration finally has announced its formal retreat on American Space Policy after a year of morale destroying clouds of uncertainty. The lengthy delay, the abandonment of human exploration, and the wimpy, un-American thrust of the proposed budget indicates that the Administration does not understand, or want to acknowledge, the essential …

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President and Congress Stagnate Economy with Unconstitutional Actions

by Harrison H. Schmitt The provisions of the Constitution of the United States contain everything necessary to perpetuate liberty and provide economic prosperity in the American Republic. Again, the Founders got it right – their politically myopic heirs in the 21st Century have not. Unconstitutional interference in the mortgage market place

Congress and President Derelict in War On Terror, Violate Constitution

by Harrison H. Schmitt The Constitution of the United States of America charges the President and Congress, to “provide for the common defence.” Neither entity lives up to this responsibility in spite of both the people and the Constitution being under attack by radical Islam. Beginning with its Preamble, the Constitution gives clear mandates on …

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A Constitutional Healthcare Plan

by Harrison H. Schmitt The current Administration and Congressional leadership, by word and deed, believe in overriding the separation of State and Federal powers embodied in the 10th Amendment to the Constitution. They desire to eventually impose national socialist control over the health care of every American. In so doing, they would further erode American …

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New Mexico Puts Politics Ahead Of National Security

by Harrison H. Schmitt The New Mexico Congressional Delegation now advocates giving union leadership of screeners in the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) the power to control critical decisions in a time of war. They wish to make it possible to hold America hostage to union leadership demands. So reports the Albuquerque Journal of December 31, …

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