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Original Meaning in the the Faithless Electors Case

By: Michael D. Ramsey Last week the Tenth Circuit held in Baca v. Colorado Department of State that Colorado could not remove and replace a presidential elector who failed to vote for ...

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How Federal Programs Helped Rich White People and Corporations Steal Land from Poor Black Farmers

By: Mike Maharrey A lot of people believe that the federal government is a friend to liberty because it protected African-Americans against discrimination in the 1960s. But research shows that ...

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Read the Commerce Clause in the Light Cast by the Other Parts of Our Constitution

By Publius Huldah The parts of our federal Constitution are so interrelated that it is impossible to understand a single clause therein without considering all of the other provisions of ...

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Don’t Believe Politician Narratives

September 6, 2019 Commentary / Economics 0

By: Mike Maharrey Politicians love to weave narratives. You shouldn’t believe them. In fact, most of them are utter B.S. And yet, supporters of these politicians eat these narratives up ...

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Does the Executive Branch Have Too Much Power?

September 6, 2019 Executive Power 0

By: Judge Andrew Napolitano Does the president of the United States have too much power? That question has been asked lately with respect to President Donald Trump’s use of federal ...

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Today in History: Treaty of Paris Signed, Formally Ending War for Independence

By: Dave Benner Today in history, on September 3 1783, the Treaty of Paris was signed, formally ending the American War for Independence the next year. In 1781, a major ...

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A Nightmarish Army of Unblinking Spies

September 6, 2019 Surveillance 0

By: Mike Maharrey The surveillance state constantly expands. That thing that seems like no big deal today can suddenly become a big deal as technology evolves. Take the proliferation of ...

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The Historical Use of “Red Flag” Laws

By: Rob Natelson Under pressure to “do something” about mass killings, some Republican politicians have followed their Democrat counterparts by endorsing red flag laws. These laws authorize confiscation of firearms ...

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Are Recessions Inevitable?

September 6, 2019 Current Events / Economy 0

by Ron Paul Stocks fell last week following news that the yield curve on Treasury notes had inverted. This means that a short-term Treasury note was paying higher interest rates ...

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