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The “General Welfare” Clause

by JOHN W. BUGLER We Americans find ourselves faced with the disquieting specter of a national debt measured in trillions of dollars: a sum truly inconceivable. Many economists and politicians ...

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How Thomas Jefferson Handled the National Debt

By: Mike Maharrey The way Pres. Thomas Jefferson handled the national debt should be a blueprint for all modern presidents. When Donald Trump took office in January 2017, he inherited ...

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Abandoning Gold and the Constitution?

February 26, 2019 Constitution / Debt / Government 0

by Mark Pulliam Constitutional law scholars tend to focus on decisions involving abortion, same-sex marriage, desegregation, and administrative law, ignoring one of the 20th century’s most contentious legal battles: creditors’ ...

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Your Bill on the National Debt is $179,908: Due Immediately

February 23, 2019 Debt / Deficit / Government 0

By: Harold Pease Our national debt just exceeded 22 trillion dollars.  To pay this debt today each citizen owes $67,033.  Since children pay no taxes, nor do about 45% of ...

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A Corrupt Republic? Hamilton, Madison, and the Rise of Oligarchy

February 20, 2019 Bureaucracy / Constitution / Debt / Government 0

by Tony Williams During the 1780s, in both war and peace, Alexander Hamilton and James Madison shared a number of political principles. They had a similar view of human nature, ...

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National vs Local Government

February 19, 2019 Articles / Constitution / Debt / Plunder / Taxation 0

by Clay Barham If you reflect back on how the institutions of governance grew in America, from 1620 to the present, you will see that National Government grew into its ...

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Full Speed to a Fiscal Cliff: National Debt Hits $22 Trillion

February 15, 2019 Debt / Deficit / Spending 0

By: Mike Maharrey The national debt has pushed above the $22 trillion mark and is up $2.06 trillion since Donald Trump took office. According to Treasury Department data released Tuesday, the ...

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Spend, Spend, Spend: Feds Up Borrowing Projections for Jan-March Quarter

January 30, 2019 Bureaucracy / Constitution / Debt / Deficit / Spending 0

By: Mike Maharrey You might think the partial government shutdown at least saved Uncle Sam a little bit of money. But nope. In fact, the U.S. Treasury Department has upped ...

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