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The “Compact” Gimmick to circumvent the Powers granted to Congress by Article V

By Publius Huldah The supremacy clause at Article VI, clause 2, US Constitution, says: “This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; ...

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Still Searching for the Judicial “Holy Grail”

by Mark Pulliam When I studied Constitutional Law some 40 years ago, the Slaughter-House Cases (1873) warranted scarcely a footnote. The scholarly consensus—including Raoul Berger’s Government by Judiciary (1977)—was that ...

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What the Framers really said about the purpose of amendments to our Constitution

March 25, 2019 Amendments / Constitution 0

By Publius Huldah One of the silliest of the many unsupported claims made by those lobbying for an Article V convention is that our Framers said that when the federal ...

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Leftists Say Judge’s Christian Beliefs Disqualify Him From Office

by Todd Starnes "The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of ...

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Term Limits Are Not the Answer

By: Laurence M. Vance Franklin D. Roosevelt has the distinction of being the only man to be elected to the office of the presidency four times (1932, 1936, 1940, and ...

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The Lie of “Separation of Church and State” & the U.S. Supreme Court’s Usurpations of Power.

By Publius Huldah 1.  How did it happen that our country became a land where Christian children are forbidden to use the word, “God”, in the public schools; public school ...

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The “General Welfare” Clause

by JOHN W. BUGLER We Americans find ourselves faced with the disquieting specter of a national debt measured in trillions of dollars: a sum truly inconceivable. Many economists and politicians ...

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Chisholm v. Georgia (1793) in a Nutshell

By: Dave Benner In 1793, a controversial Supreme Court opinion convinced Congress to amend the Constitution to provide a more explicit safeguard for federalism. Indeed, even Federalists considered the majority ...

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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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Government Exceptions to the 4th Amendment; Where are they?

January 31, 2019 Amendments / Constitution 0

by KrisAnne Hall, JD Judges these days seem just fine with allowing the government exceptions to the 4th Amendment.  That doesn’t surprise me, I went to law school.  So its ...

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