State Governments and the People’s Liberty

by Jim Lewis Last week I was having a conversation with an Ohio State Representative, as is the case with most such conversations the topic always turns to Nullification. After ...

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Should James Ceaser Ditch His “FED 49” License Plate?

May 1, 2019 Founders / Framers / Republic 0

by Christopher James Wolfe Professor James Ceaser of the University of Virginia has recently published an article and a video conversation with Bill Kristol on the significance of the appellation, ...

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Today in History: James Monroe was Born

April 30, 2019 Founders / James Monroe 0

By: Dave Benner n April 28, 1758, James Monroe was born. Monroe served in the Continental Army during the War of Independence, where he was wounded and almost died in ...

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Today in History: Founding Father Roger Sherman Born

April 20, 2019 Founders 0

By: Dave Benner On April 19, 1721, Roger Sherman was born. A pivotal figure of the American founding period, he was only one of only two people to sign the ...

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My Congressman- Tired of The Willful Ignorance

KrisAnne Hall I am tired of the willful ignorance. I am tired of the avoidance of accountability. I am tired of the intentional feigning of ignorance... or the arrogant assertion ...

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The meaning of “militia” in the Second Amendment

By: Rob Natelson This is the second article examining contributions to our understanding of the Constitution from the three brand new volumes of the Documentary History of the Ratification of the ...

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More evidence the feds are exceeding their powers

By: Rob Natelson Scholars working on the Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution are approaching the end of the project they began in the 1970s, yet they continue to publish ...

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Today in History: Enforcement of the Boston Port Act Begins

By: Dave Benner Today in 1774, Britain began enforcement of the Boston Port Act, passed in response to the destruction of the tea a few months earlier. One of the ...

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The Fundamental Rights of American Citizenship: Neither “Natural” nor Constitutionally “Enumerated”

by David Upham What are the “privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States”? In the last week, this blog has featured two originalist answers to this question. According ...

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The Un-American Education System in America

by Jake MacAulay Have you ever asked the question “Just what makes you an American?” I believe it is ascribing to the doctrine of what the U.S. Code calls the ...

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