Category Archives: Judicial Activism

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 2/3/2018- The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 2/3/2018- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss two vitally important organizations and their upcoming gatherings. We then discuss the upcoming memo release, the people who are in a panic over its release and its possible implications. We also discuss how the meme argument that the FISA warrants were obtained using information untainted by political corruption.

Article links- Relationships Under Construction

Bringing America Back To Life

Jeh Johnson throws every and any argument he can think of to stop the release of the memo. It won’t work

James Clapper admits that the Steele Dossier was used to obtain the FISA warrant to spy on the Trump campaign

 

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/20/2018- The President Sets The Bar For Future President’s At The March For Life

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/20/2018- Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis analyz.e Donald Trump’s decision to directly address March for Lifers. we also discuss the recent, if somewhat flawed, awakening to the limits on the judiciary in the Constitution. We look at how President Trump has hoist the press by their own petard by pointing out the absurdity of blaming Republicans for the coming government shutdown over DACA. We finish up with a warning on Ohio HB 160 which is a nightmare for churches and church affiliated organizations, not to mention small business owners, etc.

 

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 8/27/2016- Does God Care About Your Political Choices?

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday August 27, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis talk about God, His providence, culture, your vote, and how a Christian worldview can help us understand how the pieces fit together and what to do about it.

Article links- Federal Transgender Bathroom Access Guidelines Blocked by Judge

Supreme Court Blocks Order Allowing Transgender Student Restroom Choice

David Gushee reviewed and refuted

The Church has been warned

 

 

Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 2/20/2016- Antonin Scalia And His Legacy

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday February 20, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss the judicial philosophy of late associate Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia. We also discuss the possible impacts of his sudden death.

Article links- Wikipedia attempts to tackle the philosophy of “Originalism” and, surprisingly, does a good job.

Senators Grassley and McConnell say that Democrats shouldn’t rob Republicans of the privilege of replacing Scalia

Harry Reid vows that Obama will name Scalia replacement in a few weeks

Ted Cruz will filibuster any attempt to confirm an Obama Supreme Court nominee to replace Scalia

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Principles and Policies Podcast For Saturday 1/23/2016- Planned Parenthood, The Courts, And Presidential Politics

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday January 23, 2016. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis consider attempts to fully defund Planned Parenthood and the powers of federal courts, both Constitutional and usurped. We also discuss what is going on in the race for president and the current state of the “conservative movement” in the face of populism.

Article links- Rush Limbaugh says populism is rapidly overtaking “conservatism” as the driving force of many voters

John Kasich crowns himself the “Prince of Light and Hope;” conservatives cringe

Bernie Sanders’ campaign manager says “Vote John Kasich If You Want A Democrat Who Will Accept The Republican Congress”

Rand Paul says Trump is “like Gollum” (in behavior not physical resemblance)

Recent study shows that way too many people think Judge Judy is a Supreme Court justice

Not surprisingly, John Kasich appeals to liberal independent voters in New Hampshire

 

Principles And Policies Podcast For 9/26/2015- Presuppositions, The Church, Insurance, And Culture

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday September 26, 2015. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss presuppositional apologetics, Christ’s Church, the effect of the Obergefell decision on it and how church insurance companies are helping to facilitate the Church’s surrender to the culture on same-sex “marriage.”

Principles And Policies Podcast For 9/12/2015- By What Standard Is There A Rule Of Law?

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday September 12, 2015. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss the concept of higher law and how it applies to the rule of law. We also explain why courts can’t create law but must only work with the law given them.

Article links- Mike Huckabee explains that the rally to support Kim Davis was really a Mike Huckabee campaign rally

American Vision demonstrates that the lower magistrate has the duty to interpose between the citizen and the higher magistrate when the higher magistrate is lawless

Other lower magistrates also understand their duty to uphold higher law

 

Principles And Policies Podcast For 9/5/2015- A Court Cannot “Create A Right” But A Lower Magistrate Can Interpose

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday September 5, 2015. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis explain the biblical and constitutional principle that courts don’t and in fact CAN’T create rights and discuss how far we’ve come from the roots of our original understanding of these things that this has to be explained.

Article links- ACLU proves that it fails to grasp what the basis of constitutional law is and what rights are

Zack Hunt in the Huffington Post eisegetes Romans 13 to arrive at a pre-determined incorrect conclusion

Chuck Michaelis’ article on Romans 13

In The Gates Volume 3- The Institute For Principled Policy’s marriage collection

 

Principles And Policies Podcast For 8/29/2015- Worth Repeating: The Supreme Court’s Homosexual “Mirage” Decision

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday August 29, 2015. This is a repeat of our broadcast from 7/18/2015. It’s an important one.

Principles and Policies Podcast for 7/18/2015- From Republic To Oligarchy

Our Principles and Policies radio show for Saturday July 18, 2015. Barry Sheets and Chuck Michaelis discuss the deeper implications of the Supreme court’s Obergefell decision in which they purport to create a “right” to homosexual “marriage” (or, with a tip of the hat to Pastor Douglas Wilson, homosexual mirage). We demonstrate the Christian view of marriage (the Radical 2 Kingdom surrender notwithstanding).

Article links- Mitch McConnell gets it wrong on rolling back the Obergefell decision

Toledo area judge refuses to participate in performing homosexual marriage and cites his faith a reason

Lyle Denniston, judicial journalist,makes a plea for resisting the Supreme court’s decision- on the SCOTUS Blog!

John Nolte exposes Margaret Sanger and Planned Parenthood’s racist origins at Breitbart

Dr. Joel McDurmon explains how pietism contributed to the church’s withdrawal from the public square which helped create the atmosphere where Obergefell could happen

Dr. McDurmon’s book Inglorious Kingdoms

Tom Woods and Kevin Gutzman discuss what the 14th Amendment actually was for-
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