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Blind Partisanship is Toxic

January 21, 2019 Bureaucracy / Government / Legislature 0

By: José Alberto Niño| Partisanship is one of the illnesses plaguing the U.S. body politic. We see this every election cycle as millions of voters cast straight-ticket ballots for candidates ...

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Divine Right Of Obama

by KrisAnne Hall, JD In the finest tradition of tyrannical Kings from whom the people wrestled liberty throughout history, President Obama has declared ultimate executive power. On Monday, October 24, 2011 ...

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Dickinson, “Penman of the Revolution,” on Freedom of the Press

by David F. Forte On October 17, 1774, John Dickinson entered Carpenters’ Hall in Philadelphia and took his place as a delegate from Pennsylvania at the First Continental Congress. The ...

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Common Sense: A Concise Defense of the Patriot Cause By: Dave Benner

January 10, 2019 Constitution / Government / History 0

Today in 1776, Thomas Paine anonymously published a pamphlet called “Common Sense.” It was a concise defense of the patriot cause. After emigrating from England two years prior with the ...

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Key To Understanding the Constitution By KrisAnne Hall, JD

When a woman asked Benjamin Franklin, a founder of our Constitutional Republic, what kind of government the States created, he answered, “A Republic, if you can keep it.”  The key ...

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Government Thrives by Keeping People Blind to Its True Costs

January 8, 2019 Bureaucracy / Government / Liberty 0

by Gary M. Galles Ever wonder why people put blinders on horses? As prey animals, horses have eyes on the sides of their heads to increase their ability to detect ...

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Madison’s Attack On Government Suppression Of Dissent Is Still Relevant Today

January 4, 2019 Constitution / Government / History 0

Jim Huntzinger What is government?   Perhaps the great Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises stated it best when he, in quite a Lockean affirmation, wrote, “Government is essentially the negation ...

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In defense of the court decision striking down Obamacare

By: Rob Natelson The outrage against the latest court decision striking down the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) is misplaced. Much of it comes from people – particularly liberal law professors – who thought the ...

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Chevron Cannot Be Justified as an Agency Determination of Policy

by Mike Rappaport In my last post on Administrative Law, I noted that many defenders of Chevron deference ignore an essential aspect of such deference: that granting deference to agencies ...

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Open Letter re: “Gun Legislation” By KrisAnne Hall, JD

Dear (Senator or Representative), As you begin your legislative duties for this term and will undoubtably be called to debate so-called “gun legislation” please consider the following five points:  1.  ...

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