Amanda Tyler and the Original Meaning of the Habeas Corpus Suspension Clause

September 27, 2018 Constitution / History / SCOTUS 0

While the original Constitution certainly had some defects — especially that it allowed slavery — it was in many ways an amazingly protective document. It was a classical liberal document ...

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Obsta principiis: Nip the Shoots of Arbitrary Power in the Bud

September 27, 2018 Constitution / History / Liberty 0

John Adams warned us. When you spot even the slightest violation of the Constitution, it’s imperative that you nip it in the bud. In 1774 and 1775, Daniel Leonard wrote ...

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When Society Falls Apart, Socialist Tyranny Can Happen Anywhere

September 27, 2018 Government / History / Liberty 0

The liberal order has long dominated the modern world. It is based on the pillars of the rule of law, individual freedoms, representative government and free markets. Liberalism is the ...

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This essay by professor Herman Belz covers some of Abraham Lincoln's thoughts on Natural Law. <Read it Here>

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Constitution Day, How Will You Celebrate It ?

September 17, 2018 Constitution / History / Liberty 0

The reason I started teaching about the Constitution and Natural Law is because most people have either forgotten about them or like young people today, they have never been taught ...

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It’s Our Constitution — Not Kavanaugh

September 12, 2018 Constitution / Government 0

One of the best statements of how the Framers saw the role of the federal government is found in Federalist Paper 45, written by James Madison, who is known as ...

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September 10, 2018 Uncategorized 0

Enjoyed this article by Paul Moreno of Hillsdale College.  Near the end, he catalogs the major cases where the SCOTUS started conflating Positive Law with Natural Law, which in effect abolishes Natural ...

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Blueprint for States to Take On Warrantless Federal Surveillance

September 7, 2018 Constitution / State Sovereignty 0

Can states take on warrantless, mass surveillance from the NSA and other federal agencies? The first steps are already happening. A new law went into effect in Michigan in June ...

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Vetting Kavanaugh According to the Constitution

September 7, 2018 Constitution / SCOTUS 0

When Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the supreme Court, he did what is likely the most important act a president of these United States can possibly do, constitutionally speaking. ...

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Cody Wilson and Strategy for Nullification

September 7, 2018 Constitution / Nullification 0

Nullification starts with individuals figuring out ways to do what the government says they can’t. Cody Wilson did just that when he came up with an end-run around a federal ...

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