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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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Patrick Henry: “If This Be Treason!”

July 11, 2019 History / Patrick Henry 0

By: Joe Wolverton II There was a time in our history when one of our finest patriot fathers is said to have waved the saber of “treason” in the face ...

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The Court and the Fed: Our Own Aristocratic Element

July 10, 2019 Uncategorized 0

by John O. McGinnis The idea of a mixed regime goes back to ancient times. Philosophers contrasted pure regimes, like democracy or oligarchy, with those that combined different classes, such ...

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The Commerce Clause and the Constitution: Not a Power to Do Whatever They Want

By: Michael Boldin The federal government claims that Article I, Section 8, Clause 3 of the Constitution gives it the power to regulate and control everything from healthcare, to what ...

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State Governments and the People’s Liberty

By: Jim Lewis Many people today seem to think it’s the federal government’s job to protect their liberty. But the Founding Fathers didn’t. In fact, they feared the new government ...

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The verdict is in: We do not have a “conservative Supreme Court”

By: Rob Natelson The Supreme Court term just over certainly confirmed what I wrote shortly after it started: The constant refrain that the current bench is a “conservative Supreme Court” with ...

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The Declaration of Independence Birthed 13 Sovereign Nations

By: Mike Maharrey On July 4, people all across these United States of America will shoot off fireworks, grill meat and march in patriotic parades to celebrate the “birth of ...

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Interview: Weaponizing the Dollar

July 3, 2019 Federal Reserve 0

By: Mike Maharrey I appeared on RT International to talk about how the U.S. government weaponizes the dollar and uses it as a foreign policy billy club. RT invited me ...

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Totally Dissolved: The Lee Resolution and the Declaration of Independence

By: Dave Benner Today in history, on July 2, 1776, the Second Continental Congress passed the Richard Henry Lee resolution, which called for ties between Great Britain and the American ...

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The Supreme Court Gets It Wrong Even While Getting It Right

By: Suzanne Sherman Conservatives are cheering the recent opinion by the United States Supreme Court allowing a cross to remain on public land. But should they be? In 1918, residents ...

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