What Is Originalism?

January 31, 2019 Constitution / Liberty / SCOTUS 0

By: Rob Natelson When President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, it was widely claimed he was appointing “originalists.” What is an originalist? Although originalists ...

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Government Exceptions to the 4th Amendment; Where are they?

January 31, 2019 Amendments / Constitution 0

by KrisAnne Hall, JD Judges these days seem just fine with allowing the government exceptions to the 4th Amendment.  That doesn’t surprise me, I went to law school.  So its ...

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A look at Washington Gun Control Laws & Those Who Will Defend Your Rights

by KrisAnne Hall, JD In 2018 the people of the State of Washington voted to infringe upon the rights of law abiding citizens to keep and bear arms.  We know ...

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South Carolina Senate Bill Would Create Foundation to Review and Reject Unconstitutional Federal Acts

By: TJ Martinell COLUMBIA. S.C. (Jan. 30, 2019) – A bill filed in the South Carolina Senate would create a joint legislative committee to evaluate the constitutionality of federal laws, ...

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James Madison Won the Shutdown

by Greg Weiner Don’t look now, but even as the punditry complains of peak dysfunction, the Constitutional machinery may actually be creaking back to life. The shutdown imbroglio was Woodrow ...

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Spend, Spend, Spend: Feds Up Borrowing Projections for Jan-March Quarter

January 30, 2019 Bureaucracy / Constitution / Debt / Deficit / Spending 0

By: Mike Maharrey You might think the partial government shutdown at least saved Uncle Sam a little bit of money. But nope. In fact, the U.S. Treasury Department has upped ...

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Most People Treat the Constitution Like it’s Only a Suggestion

By: Mike Maharrey The Constitution is really just a series of suggestions. At least that’s how most American treat it. The concept of a “Living Breathing Constitution” is the biggest ...

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Founding Principles: Only Congress Can Make Law

January 29, 2019 Constitution / Legislature 0

By: Jim Lewis The very first sentence in the Constitution after the Preamble unambiguously tells us only Congress has the power to make laws. Not the president. Not the courts. ...

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The Electoral College is still right for America

By: Rob Natelson Criticisms of the Electoral College are regularly repeated in Democratic-controlled state legislatures. Those criticisms derive largely from ignorance as to why the Founders adopted the system they did. ...

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Lesson from the Government Shutdown

January 26, 2019 Government / Liberty 0

By: Mike Maharrey We are now more than a month into the government shutdown. Don’t worry. I’m doing fine. In fact, I’m living life pretty much just like I did ...

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