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Bruce Fein

Bruce Fein

Bruce Fein served as associate deputy attorney general and general counsel of the Federal Communications Commission under President Reagan. He is now a partner in the firm Fein & DelValle, PLLC. Mr. Fein is also the author of "American Empire Before the Fall and Constitutional Peril: The Life and Death Struggle for Our Constitution and Democracy." You can contact him at Brucefeinlaw.

Articles by Bruce Fein

Former President Clinton, left, is seen on March 9, 2004, in New York. Monica Lewinsky, is shown in an undated promotional photo provided by Fox. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer/FOX, S.Jones, File)

Curing the sexual assault epidemic

The bad news is that sexual assault is epidemic. The good news is that the cure is in plain sight and costless. Published November 30, 2014

"As soon as they tell me 'surgical,' I head for the bunker": Colin Powell on war in his book "My American Journey." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

New Defense secretary: No more stupid wars

The Senate should refuse to confirm any Secretary of Defense nominee to succeed Chuck Hagel who declines to promise resignation if directed by Mr. Obama to fight a gratuitous war with no clearly defined or achievable national security objective or without express congressional authorization. Published November 27, 2014

Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Rand Paul's pioneering war declaration

Sen. Rand Paul is seeking to pioneer a path back to the U.S. Constitution in matters of war and peace to save the nation from gratuitous, counterproductive and immensely costly wars. Published November 26, 2014

St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch announces the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year old, on Monday, Nov. 24. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Cristina Fletes-Boutte, Pool)

Ferguson grand jury decision: due process at its finest

The process by which a 12-member grand jury decided against any criminal indictment of Ferguson, Missouri, white police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of black teenager Michael Brown was one of the law's finest hours. Published November 25, 2014

Alexander Hamilton, the nation's first Treasury secretary

Obama's evasion of Senate treaty power

The president plans to conclude a nuclear arms control agreement with Iran in seven months that will not be submitted to the Senate for ratification by a two-thirds vote as a treaty. Published November 24, 2014

Comedian Bill Cosby performs during a show at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Fla., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Bill Cosby's finest hour?

Bill Cosby's finest hour could be at hand. His moral luster would be redeemed and more if he asked forgiveness from the women who have publicly accused him of sexual assault. Published November 24, 2014

President Barack Obama speaks about immigration, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas. The president unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation, setting off a fierce fight with Republicans over the limits of presidential powers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) **FILE**

King Obama betters the tyranny of King George

President Barack Obama currently exercises more unchecked, tyrannical power than King George III, whose tyrannies provoked the Declaration of Independence and Revolutionary War won by General Washington. Published November 23, 2014

Sheldon Adelson listens as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition, Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Las Vegas. Several possible GOP presidential candidates gathered in Las Vegas as Mr. Adelson, a billionaire casino magnate, looks for a new favorite to help on the 2016 race for the White House.  (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Sheldon Adelson as the devil

Mega-billionaire Sheldon Adelson is a reminder that even the devil can quote scripture. Published November 22, 2014

"Upon convening under Republican control next Jan. 3, Congress should enact a statute prohibiting the president from suspending enforcement of the deportation laws for categories of undocumented aliens through executive orders, agency directives or otherwise," writes Bruce Fein. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Defeating Obama's immigration lawlessness

Upon convening under Republican control next Jan. 3, Congress should enact a statute prohibiting the president from suspending enforcement of the deportation laws for categories of undocumented aliens through executive orders, agency directives or otherwise. Published November 21, 2014

Illustration on Hillary Clinton's economic ignorance by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Handcuffing Queen Hillary

Egypt had its Cleopatra, Russia had its Catherine the Great, and the United States has its Hillary Clinton. Published November 19, 2014

A sign outside the National Security Administration (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md., is seen here on June 6, 2013. **FILE**

Ejecting the NSA from our private space

The National Security Agency (NSA) has destroyed the right to be let alone —the most cherished right among civilized people. Published November 18, 2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Associated Press)

Nancy Pelosi insults women

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has insulted women far beyond the epithets or inanities of Rush Limbaugh or Todd Aiken. Published November 17, 2014

U.S. President Barak Obama gestures as he answers a question from the media during a press conference at the conclusion of the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith) **FILE**

Is Obama lying about the Islamic State?

President Barack Obama or his minions have made or soon will be making representations about the Islamic State, Iraq, Syria and other state and non-state actors in the Middle East to persuade Congress to enact an Authorization for Use of Military Force. Published November 16, 2014

President Obama (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Delimiting presidential war powers

To prevent President Obama from brandishing the AUMF as justification for limitless, endless, purposeless war, Congress should enact tight restrictions on the commander in chief pursuant to its war powers. Published November 15, 2014

This painting depicts Gen. George Washington and his troops on the march to Valley Forge during the American Revolutionary War.  (AP Photo)

Faustian bargain of global leadership

The United States has traded away the U.S. Constitution's separation of powers, individual liberty and limited government in exchange for limitless executive power, national bankruptcy, and the projection and use of the military everywhere on the planet seeking global domination. Published November 13, 2014

Bruce Fein: "Who in Congress will stand up with the courage of Hans Christian Andersen's little child and shout that the Emperor has no clothes?" (AP Photo/FILE)

Obama v. Obama on Islamic State

President Barack Obama unwittingly discredited his own strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy the Islamic State (IS) on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sunday. Published November 13, 2014

Bruce Fein: "It is altogether fitting that we honor veterans on Armistice Day. To risk that last full measure of devotion for your country is admirable." (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Honoring veterans

It is altogether fitting that we honor veterans on Armistice Day. To risk that last full measure of devotion for your country is admirable. Published November 11, 2014