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Babies Don’t Provide Anchors!

December 14, 2018 Constitution / History 0

By Publius Huldah Section 1 of the 14th Amendment says, in part: “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of ...

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The “Regulation Freedom” Amendment and Daniel Webster

December 14, 2018 Bureaucracy / Constitution 0

By Publius Huldah “The politician that undertakes to improve a Constitution with as little thought as a farmer sets about mending his plow, is no master of his trade. If ...

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12/12 Will SCOTUS Disarm Executive Agencies?

December 13, 2018 Uncategorized 0

SCOTUS has chosen a case that could overturn decades of bad precedent and tyrannical regulations. Let's look at this case and see where it comes from and where it might ...

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Suspending The Constitution: In America Today, The Government Does Whatever It Wants

December 13, 2018 Constitution / History 0

We can pretend that the Constitution, which was written to hold the government accountable, is still our governing document. The reality we must come to terms with, however, is that ...

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Have we forgotten that only Congress can declare war?

December 13, 2018 Constitution / Legislature / POTUS 0

Today's topic: presidential war-making powers. A popular way to begin the first day of class in constitutional law in many American law schools is to ask the students what sets ...

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Why Supreme Court Opinions Are Not the “Law of the Land”, and How to Put Federal judges in Their Place

December 10, 2018 Constitution / SCOTUS 0

By Publius Huldah Central to the silly arguments made by the “Convention of States Project” (COSP) is their claim that 200 years of Supreme Court opinions have increased the powers ...

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Socialism and the Law of the Jungle

December 10, 2018 Government / History / Natural Law 0

When you step onto the soil of backcountry Alaska, you lose your place at the top of the food chain. And you’d better be aware of that because the grizzly ...

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It’s time to truly test the constitutionality of Obamacare

December 5, 2018 Constitution / Government 2

Court challenges to the facetiously named “Affordable Care Act” — “Obamacare” — are more important than ever. Asked about the constitutional basis for Obamacare, Democratic Michigan Rep. John Conyers — ...

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Real Purpose of the Senate: To Check the Actions of the House

December 5, 2018 Constitution / Government 1

Niccolò Machiavelli was one of the principal architects of American constitutionalism. A heterodox thinker in his day, Machiavelli observed in his Discourses on Livy (1531): “Those who blame the quarrels ...

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