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Why Supreme Court Opinions Are Not the “Law of the Land”, and How to Put Federal judges in Their Place

December 10, 2018 Constitution / SCOTUS 0

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It’s time to truly test the constitutionality of Obamacare

December 5, 2018 Constitution / Government 0

Court challenges to the facetiously named “Affordable Care Act” — “Obamacare” — are more important than ever. Asked about the constitutional basis for Obamacare, Democratic Michigan Rep. John Conyers — ...

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Real Purpose of the Senate: To Check the Actions of the House

December 5, 2018 Constitution / Government 0

Niccolò Machiavelli was one of the principal architects of American constitutionalism. A heterodox thinker in his day, Machiavelli observed in his Discourses on Livy (1531): “Those who blame the quarrels ...

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Mainstream Media Still Stupid on Nullification

November 15, 2018 Constitution / Nullification 0

Well, it’s been a while since I’ve had the opportunity to take apart a mainstream news report on nullification. You probably won’t be surprised when I tell you that after ...

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Perpetual Inflation vs. Sound Money

November 14, 2018 Bureaucracy / Constitution / Government 0

by Alex J. Pollock Among the most important financial forces in the world are fashions in central bankers’ ideas. The dominant central bank fashion in recent years is the notion ...

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10 Myths About the U.S. Constitution Most Congressmen Believe

November 10, 2018 Constitution / Legislature 0

A recent article on MSN is headlined: “10 Myths About the U.S. Constitution Most Americans Believe.” Here are the ten myths: The Constitution is on hemp paper. The Constitution has ...

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In The Case of “Birthright Citizenship”

October 31, 2018 Constitution / Foreign Policy / History 0

Concerning the 14th Amendment, like the rest of the Constitution, the so-called "Progressives" don't mind the rest of us upholding the Constitution, so long as they are the only one who gets ...

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Due Process Clause – 5th Amendment

The Due Process Clause of the 5th Amendment to the United States Constitution promises that no one can have their life, liberty or property taken away without Due Process. What ...

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Gordon Wood’s Reflections on the Constitution and Slavery

October 15, 2018 Constitution / History / Liberty 0

At Northwestern University Law School’s Lincoln Lecture, endowed by my colleague Steve Calabresi, we had the great good fortune to hear a talk by Gordon Wood, the leading historian of ...

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Even Rocks Have Rights

October 15, 2018 Constitution / Liberty / Natural Law 0

This seems like a strange, maybe even oxymoronic topic. Yet because of the simple nature of a rock, you may soon experience the most profound understanding of human rights you ...

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