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Why We Are a Republic, Not a Democracy

February 11, 2019 Constitution / Government / Republic 0

by Walter Williams Hillary Clinton blamed the Electoral College for her stunning defeat in the 2016 presidential election in her latest memoirs, “What Happened.” Some have claimed that the Electoral ...

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Our Goal is Federalism, not “States’ Rights”

by Gary Wood Are the members of the 10th Amendment efforts supporting federalism or states’ rights? Should we link ourselves to John C. Calhoun and the notion of secessionism and ...

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Paging Dr. Madison! Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the 10th Amendment

February 11, 2019 Constitution / Federalism / Liberty 0

By: Bob Zadek “The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.” -James Madison, Speech in the Virginia ...

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Why the “National Public Vote” Scheme is Unconstitutional

By: Rob Natelson The U.S. Supreme Court says each state legislature has “plenary” (complete) power to decide how its state’s presidential electors are chosen. But suppose a state legislature decided ...

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Arizona Bill Takes on Federal Police Militarization and the Surveillance State

By: Mike Maharrey PHOENIX, Ariz. (Feb 8, 2019) – A bill introduced in the Arizona Senate would require law enforcement agencies to get local government approval before acquiring or using ...

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Government Land Grabs, Regulations Equal Theft

by KrisAnne Hall, JD Government land grabs are becoming more and more prevalent every day.  The federal government is seizing up more and more private land under the auspices of environmental preservation ...

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Arizona Measure Would Send Marijuana Legalization to Voters, Despite Federal Prohibition

By: Michael Boldin PHOENIX, Ariz. (Feb. 7, 2019) – A resolution introduced in the Arizona Senate would send a measure to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes to voters on the ...

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Yes! Trump has constitutional authority to secure our Southern Border

February 7, 2019 Constitution / POTUS 0

By Publius Huldah Instead of reading our Constitution and seeing what it says, Americans get their legal advice from what “everybody says”. Now, they are hearing about “emergency powers”, and ...

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They’re All to Blame for Massive Federal Spending

February 7, 2019 Constitution / Legislature / POTUS / Spending 0

Some people want you to believe that President Trump is totally blameless for massive federal spending. We’ve been hammering Trump for out of control spending on his watch just like ...

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The President’s Power to Suspend and Terminate Treaties

February 7, 2019 Constitution / POTUS 0

By: Michael D. Ramsey The Trump administration’s announcement that it is suspending the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, and that it will terminate the treaty in six months unless Russia moves ...

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