States must fight back against federalism

By William Haupt III “Anything government wants to do they can justify under the commerce clause.” – John Yarmuth The federal government finds endless ways to circumnavigate the intent of ...

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The Court Should Tear Down Everson, Not the Maryland Cross

by David Upham Nearly a century ago, the State of Maryland permitted a group of citizens to establish a memorial cross for veterans of World War I on property owned ...

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The Supremacy Clause Smackdown: Good Morning Liberty 02-13-19

February 14, 2019 Constitution 0

The supremacy clause is one of the most misunderstood and abused provisions in the Constitution. Nearly everyone will tell you the clause means the federal government is absolutely supreme in ...

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West Virginia Bill Would Block Unconstitutional National Guard Deployments

By: Michael Boldin A bill introduced in the West Virginia House would prohibit unconstitutional foreign deployments of the state’s national guard troops, effectively restoring the Founders’ framework for state-federal balance ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s True Legacy- In Her Own Words

February 12, 2019 Constitution / Founders / SCOTUS 0

by KrisAnne Hall, JD Some ask can we identify a singular point that can cause the destruction of America.  Looking toward U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, may give ...

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Impeachment, Words Have Meanings

by KrisAnne Hall, JD Impeachment… modern politicians like to throw this term around as both a threat and an indication to the public of their political wisdom and prowess.  Some ...

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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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