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The Original Meaning of “High Crimes and Misdemeanors,” Part I

by Michael Stokes Paulsen I am in the midst of a series on the constitutional power of impeachment. A quick review: My first post set forth my core thesis – ...

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Ignoring the Constitution

February 8, 2020 Constitution 0

By: Jacob Hornberger Constitutional violations have become so commonplace in American life that when they occur, the reaction among many Americans is ho-hum. There are two classic examples of this ...

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The Best Short Introduction to the Real Constitution

February 1, 2020 Constitution 0

By: Mike Maharrey I recently appeared on the Tom Woods Show to talk about my new book, Constitution Owner’s Manual: The Real Constitution the Politicians Don’t Want You to Know ...

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Why the States must Nullify the National Voter Registration Act Now!

By Publius Huldah From the earliest days of our Republic, 1 some years before our federal Constitution of 1787 was ratified; 2 the Citizens of the States determined the qualifications ...

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Where were all the Constitution’s defenders when the feds raised the smoking age?

January 11, 2020 Commerce Clause / Constitution 0

By: Rob Natelson On December 20, President Trump signed legislation purporting to impose a single national age of 21 for selling tobacco products. Obviously, the measure reduces the freedom of ...

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Don’t Trust Government

By: Michael Boldin Don’t trust government. And don’t trust politicians. That can’t be repeated often enough. Unfortunately, it seems that most people trust politicians – depending on the issue or ...

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Patriot Act Renewal: A Bipartisan Attack on Liberty Since Day One

November 22, 2019 Congress / Constitution / DHS 0

By: Michael Boldin With another so-called federal “shutdown” looming, a measure to fund the feds for another 3 months just passed the House. Expect it to pass the Senate and ...

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Should we interpret the Constitution so the feds can oversee everything affecting more than one state?

By: Rob Natelson The Constitution lists powers it grants to the federal government, reserving the rest in the states and the people. Over the last few decades, some federal powers—particularly ...

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Stare Decisis: Precedent vs the Constitution

November 20, 2019 Constitution / Judiciary / Supremacy 0

By: Michael Boldin As the founders widely understood, the Constitution is supreme. And it remains supreme even if the opinion of the Supreme Court contradicts it.

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My Dream Congressman

by: Jim Lewis First, congress is made up of two bodies, the house of representatives and the senate, so the person I will be describing could be in either body. ...

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