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Fourteenth Amendment: Tool of Tyranny, but Was It Legally Ratified?

by Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. The ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution in 1868 is widely regarded as a momentous event in American history. However, many noted ...

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The ideas that formed the Constitution: Public Education

By: Rob Natelson This is the last in the series on “The Ideas That Formed the Constitution.” It applies the series’ lessons to how we educate our young. The U.S. Constitution ...

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Abolish the Department of Education, Says Former Education Secretary DeVos

May 31, 2023 Constitution 0

by Michael Tennant Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday that the Department of Education should be shuttered because it has “no good reason … to exist” and is used to ...

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Supreme Court Opinion in Sackett v. EPA Restores Limits on the Power of the Bureaucracy

May 31, 2023 Constitution 0

by  Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. The Supreme Court issued an opinion Thursday dealing a blow to the Biden administration’s attempts to confiscate millions of acres of land by classifying them as “protected ...

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Benjamin Franklin Speech Exposes the Inherent Danger of Power and Money

By: Mike Maharrey On June 2, 1787, Benjamin Franklin delivered a speech at the Philadelphia Convention opposing a provision in the proposed Constitution to pay the president a salary. The speech ...

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The ideas that formed the Constitution: Vattel and the Law of Nations

By: Rob Natelson Within the Constitution’s text are meanings most purported constitutional experts never see. They fail to see those meanings because they don’t take the trouble to learn enough about ...

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Resolution Affirming State Nullification Introduced in Louisiana

April 26, 2023 Constitution / Politics 0

by Peter Rykowski A resolution affirming “the sovereign right of Louisiana to nullify unconstitutional acts of the federal government” has been introduced in the Louisiana state Legislature. Senate Concurrent Resolution No. ...

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Who’s Supreme? The Supremacy Clause Smackdown

By: Brion McClanahan When Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter signed HO391 into law on 17 March 2010, the “national” news media circled the wagons and began another assault on State sovereignty. ...

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Should We Abandon the Original Constitution?

By: Brion McClanahan Should we adhere to the original Constitution of 1789 or the Constitution of 1868? You might be asking, “What is the difference?” Last year, I talked about the ...

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Supreme Court Considers Domestic Spying Too Secret to Be Challenged

March 8, 2023 Constitution / Politics 0

by Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. The Supreme Court of the United States has declined to review a lower court’s dismissal of the Wikimedia Foundation’s lawsuit against a National Security Agency (NSA) ...

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