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Category Archives: law and government
Commentaries about law and justice from a biblical, constitutional and statutory perspective – in that order.
By cominus | Published: 24 Feb 2016
It is an amazing thing to watch Constitutional Conservatives – most of them professing Christians – abandon our foremost constitutional candidate, Ted Cruz, and jump on the bandwagon for the fascist populist, Donald Trump. Their claim is Ted Cruz is not a natural born citizen. To support their claim, they . . .
By cominus | Published: 28 Jul 2015
How will the case of the Hitching Post vs City of CDA go? It has been a week and a day since the most recent motion was heard (motion to dismiss brought by the city). I was there and very disappointed with Hitching Post’s attorneys. Rather than boiling the issue down to the . . .
By cominus | Published: 18 May 2015
It’s For the Children by Phil Hart And it really is “for the children”, so said the Framers of our Constitution when they wrote into the preamble of that great document this language “…and to secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish . . .
By cominus | Published: 25 Feb 2015
Last night, at the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee, I witnessed a bunch of professing Christians stand down on the vote to acknowledge Idaho to be a Christian State. Not that all the stand downs were professing Christians but I thought it quite ironic for Christians to vote to keep . . .
By cominus | Published: 28 Dec 2013
This is from the archives, originally published in 1997: Who is responsible to stand for the Word of God in a culture that has lost its moral compass? God wants to know who is willing: “Who will rise up for me against the evildoers? Who will stand up for me . . .
By cominus | Published: 24 Feb 2013
ATTENTION IDAHO: If you do not contact your state representative immediately – OBAMACARE WILL BE LAW IN IDAHO – we will have a bill on the governor’s desk within a few weeks establishing a state health exchange. When this happens, expect a new bureaucracy to be formed, health care costs . . .
By cominus | Published: 15 Feb 2013
In a bold move, sixteen (16) freshman lawmakers in the Idaho house are pressing for the status quo – more big government. Gone are the days when newly elected idealogues stand boldly for cherished principle then slowly recede via compromise into the landscape. Now they grandstand for absolutely no principle . . .
By cominus | Published: 16 Jan 2013
Quote of the Day – by Allen West There’s not a single directive the President announced today that would have prevented the tragedy at Sandy Hook. This is all about extending government control over the lives of law-abiding American citizens. The administration is focused on “gun control,” but what about “spending control?” . . .
By cominus | Published: 07 May 2012
The original title of this article is “Pragmatism is Not Compatible With Christian Principle.” This is a classic reprise reprinted from Tandem Vincitur, July 1997 and posted to this website in September 2008. It has been reprinted by others almost every election cycle and stolen by some. My policy is . . .
By cominus | Published: 18 Mar 2012
Last night, I attended a Town Hall meeting at the Hayden city council chambers. The meeting featured Steve Vick, our State Senator and Phil Hart and Vito Barbieri, our two State Representatives for District 3. There appeared to be two groups of people present: the first group was pro-life, constitutional, . . .