Gouverneur Morris’s Rewriting of the Constitution

March 7, 2019 Constitution / Founders / History 0

by Mike Rappaport Recently, the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism held its annual Works-in-Progress Conference. One of the papers was written by Dean William Treanor of Georgetown Law ...

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Trashing the 12th Amendment with the National Popular Vote

By Publius Huldah The compact for a National Popular Vote (NPV) is a destructive scheme. Yet it’s been approved by several States; and is pending in others. Since the text ...

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The Destructive Legacy of McCulloch v. Maryland

by Nelson Lund McCulloch v. Maryland (1819) is probably the Supreme Court’s single most influential case. Its importance arises largely from its doctrine of implied congressional powers, which has been ...

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Today in History: Founding Father Robert Livingston Died

February 27, 2019 Constitution / Founders 0

By: Dave Benner Today in history, on Feb. 26, 1813, Robert Livingston died. Known as “The Chancellor” for his position at the top of New York’s equity court, he became ...

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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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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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James Madison: A Great Political Theorist, But Not A Great Lawyer

February 6, 2019 Constitution / Founders 0

by John O. McGinnis James Madison has a strong claim to be both the greatest political theorist among the Framers and the President who contributed most to that discipline. Federalist ...

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