SPECIAL: POTUS Trump’s Executive Orders 3 & 4

San Francisco, California [proud sanctuary city with a future in lost Federal funds{?)]
From 25 January, 2017 is the third Executive Order of President Trump which is largely aimed at State and local (i.e., “Sanctuary Cities”) governments by directing them to, like it or not, enforce existing immigration law. Titled “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States” it very quickly delves into these matters

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SPECIAL: POTUS Trump’s Executive Orders 1 & 2

In a moment of unintended humor, Richard M. Nixon said, “Politics would be a Helluva good business if it weren’t for the g******ed people.” While he likely didn’t realize just how amusing this remark was at the time, even less likely is it that anyone in the room opted to point this out. It was delivered with all the grace of

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SPECIAL: Open Letter to President Trump from Staff Writer Teresa Leary

Dear President Donald J. Trump,

When I began to think about what I’d write in this letter, I paused briefly. Although I am an honest, outspoken person when it comes to political issues, sharing personal parts of my life makes me a bit nervous. However, due primarily to the “honest” part of that former statement I believe it is important

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The Rights of These United States: the Tenth Amendment

10thAs this is the eleventh article in the series regarding the U.S. Constitutional amendments this will conclude the Bill of Rights. I would like to point out that the reason these are the Bill of Rights has no inclination that the remaining seventeen amendments are any less important rather these are just the ones that were tackled first by

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Interview: On POTUS Nixon with Mr. Geoff Shepard, Esq.

Mr. Geoff Shepard, Esq.
Mr. Geoff Shepard, Esq.

DeViney, Jonathan D.:First and foremost, Mr. Shepard, on behalf of the staff and readership of ModState, thank you for taking the time to discuss your pivotal work, “The Real Watergate Scandal”

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Executive Completion: Lobbying Run Riot

[image source: Everything-PR.com]
[image source: Everything-PR.com]
With the Presidential election fast approaching the freedoms we have (as American citizens) are on my mind. To be able to take part in an election, no matter how small of a role we may play, is a freedom that so many others across the planet are not able to enjoy. The freedom I find most important in America is

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The Rights of These United States: the Eighth Amendment

The eighth amendment reads, “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.”8cartoon

The term “excessive bail” is not a set dollar amount or a percentage of estimated net worth of the individual. It is simply an amount over than what should reasonably be imposed to prevent the

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