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Necessary and Proper: Not Anything and Everything

By: Michael Boldin The “Necessary and Proper” clause of the Constitution is one of the most widely misunderstood – and abused in the document. Most modern federal regulations today are ...

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Today in History: John Adams Signs the Sedition Act

By: Dave Benner Today in 1798, Jeffersonian Republicans celebrated Bastille Day as a partisan holiday. On the same day, President John Adams took this opportunity to sign the Sedition Act ...

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The Great American Experience

by KrisAnne Hall, JD So often I hear from well-intentioned people, "it’s too late to fix what's wrong with our federal government" or "The government is out of control, it’s ...

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The Democrat Solution for Critics – Jail the Offenders

by John Dempsey Anyone who criticizes Democrats online should be thrown into jail – at least according to Democratic Florida Representative Frederica Wilson. Wilson told some of her constituents while speaking ...

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Police Using License Plate Readers To “Grid” Entire Neighborhoods

By: jprivate Law enforcement is using license plate readers to “grid” entire neighborhoods. So, What does gridding mean? The Arizona Mirror describes gridding as: “Part of the training for the ALPR systems, Chandler ...

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Supreme Court Simultaneously Tramples State Sovereignty and Fourth Amendment

By: Suzanne Sherman A case recently decided by the U.S. Supreme Court once again reveals the inherent danger of placing virtually unlimited authority in the federal judiciary and centralizing decision ...

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The Truth About the Federalist Papers: Conclusions

July 12, 2019 Federalist Papers 0

By: Shawn Brodof The Federalist Papers were written and published in New York newspapers in 1787-1788 in order to sway public opinion to approve and ratify the newly devised United ...

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The Constitution, the Census and Citizenship

July 11, 2019 Constitution / Court Cases 0

by Judge Andrew Napolitano Late last month, the Supreme Court ruled on a challenge to a question that the Commerce Department announced it would add to the 2020 census. The ...

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Obamacare Back in Court: What’s Happening and What Needs to be Done

July 11, 2019 ACA / Court Cases / Healthcare / Obamacare 0

By: Michael Boldin On Tuesday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in Texas v. United States on whether a federal judge was correct in striking down Obamacare. ...

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Clutching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory: Gundy and the Prohibition on Delegation

By: Michael Rappaport The prohibition on the delegation of legislative power to the executive is one of the key structural features of the Constitution’s original meaning. The prohibition prevents the ...

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