Supreme Court

  Last month, the Oklahoma legislature waited until the last few days to pass an ensemble of new taxes. These legislative actions clearly violated several constitutional prohibitions:The legislature cannot pass a ‘revenue raising’ bill in the last 5 days of a legislative regular session.The legislature must first present all revenue-raising proposals to a vote of the people, before they become law. The only way to avoid the b […]

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A Constitutional Crisis has now arrived. The Legislative leaders did the unthinkable. They blatantly raised taxes several times and in several ways that the constitution strictly forbids.  Today, the session has adjourned ‘sine die’ [latin for “with no appointed date for resumption”] . Tax Week Failures   When the two chambers failed to legally pass enough revenue increases before last Monday morning, to pacify the state’s appetite; The […]

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  The legislative leaders and governor are acting willfully delusional. They have this notion that as long as they don’t utter the dreaded ‘t’ word (tax), then they can pass any revenue bill at any time and with only a mere majority of  the yeas & nays.  About 25 years ago, the people of Oklahoma did an end-run around our own arrogant legislature by passing a citizen initiative ballot question. The result w […]

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  Will the newest member of the supreme court become the hero of constitutional restraint and strict construction?​  Will he follow the trend of contemporary practices of adapting the beltway mindset?  Former president, Dwight Eisenhower was once asked if he had any regrets of his 8 years in the white house?  “Yes, two of them… and they’re both still on the supreme court.”   The senate Democrats rescinded their filibuster at the last […]

Time to Act, as the Supreme Court Hangs in the Balance!


Please Click on the Take Action button to urge your two Senators to reject any filibuster of the Neil Gorsuch nomination — and to vote for him as the Court’s next Justice.  Or you can call your Senators at 202-224-3121.

  Patrick Wyrick, A native of Atoka, Oklahoma, has been working and living in Oklahoma City. He is, in fact; the Solicitor General for the state of Oklahoma.   But the Oklahoma Constitution mandates that the 9 justices should collectively represent all areas of the state.  In fact, when Steven Taylor, perhaps the most “strict-constructionist” of the justices, retired; the founding text mandates that a qualified attorney or judge from that same 2nd court district should r […]

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Trump tweet of the week: “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag — if they do, there must be consequences, perhaps loss of citizenship or a year in jail!” The Huffington Post reported that most people think President-elect The Donald goes too far. They think flag burners should keep their citizenship. However, they’re cool with

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I have been vigorously recommending that President-elect Trump replace Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). I still think that replacing Director Cordray is necessary for reasons I’ve enumerated elsewhere; but on Friday the CFPB filed a petition for a rehearing of a…

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“A lady asked Dr. Franklin, ‘Well Doctor what have we got a republic or a monarchy — ‘A republic,’ replied the Doctor, ‘f you can keep it.” Anonymous, from Farrand’s Records of the Federal Convention of 1787 “Come let us reason together…” Isa 1:18     Fellow Michiganders, Those who know me personally know I …

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