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Taylor and Jefferson on Secession

By Brion McClanahan on Nov 6, 2019 One of the most enduring myths of American history centers on the “compact theory” of the Constitution. According to the standard interpretation, Thomas Jefferson and his ...

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Clearing up the confusion about Marbury v. Madison

By Publius Huldah It is true that the Constitution does not expressly say that the federal courts have the power to strike down acts of Congress which are unconstitutional. What ...

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Is the Natural Law still relevant in these United States?

Both are obvious violations of the Natural Law, upon which these United States were founded. New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- Politicians should articulate sound and rational policy positions for the Nation, and ...

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Yeah, but aren’t we supposed to be “going abroad seeking dragons to destroy?”

October 10, 2019 Constitution 0

“… Moreover, the mission remains entirely illegal, without congressional or international warrant. On his own authority, the president entered a foreign war, occupied a foreign country, dismembered a foreign nation, established ...

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Impeachment… or CIA coup?

October 4, 2019 Constitution 0

By Dr. Ron Paul The CIA has executed multiple foreign coups, what is to stop it from executing a domestic coup ? You don't need to be a supporter of ...

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How our Constitution was supposed to work: new evidence comes to light

September 27, 2019 Constitution / Federalism / Tench Cox 0

By: Rob Natelson Judging by the promises of presidential candidates, you might think the federal government is designed to fix whatever ails us: health care, education, crime, infrastructure, the common ...

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

August 6, 2019 Constitution 0

By Laurence M. Vance 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 ...

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More News on Powers Reserved Exclusively to the States

by Robert G. Natelson Note from the Editor: The Federalist Society takes no positions on particular legal and public policy matters. Any expressions of opinion are those of the author. ...

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The Founders Interpret the Constitution: The Division of Federal and State Powers

by Robert G. Natelson Note from the Editor:  This article surveys ratification-era statements by defenders of the proposed Constitution enumerating powers that would be reserved to the states. It argues ...

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How the Founders told us the Constitution would restrict federal power

By: Rob Natelson Everyone who studies the Constitution knows it grants to agencies of the federal government and a few other entities only enumerated (listed) powers. Sometimes, though, it is ...

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