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The Federal Government Has a Negative Net Worth of $21.5 Trillion

April 16, 2019 Debt / Deficit / Government / Spending 0

By: Mike Maharrey The net worth of the U.S. federal government comes in at negative $21.5 trillion. This according to the Financial Report of the United States Government recently released by the U.S. Treasury ...

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What is “Federalism”?

by Publius Huldah I’ll explain it:  With our Constitution, we created a federal  FORM of government:  A federation of Sovereign States united together ONLY for those limited purposes enumerated in ...

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Ordered Liberty and the Demands of Law

by Adam J. MacLeod Ordered liberty flourishes where people govern themselves according to reason. Self-governing people make—design, craft, and promulgate—law to govern their own and others’ choices and actions. The ...

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Alabama Committee Passes Bill to End Common Core

By: Mike Maharrey MONTGOMERY, Ala. (March 21, 2019) – Yesterday, an Alabama Senate Committee unanimously passed a bill that would end Common Core in the state. Sen. Del Marsh (R-Anniston) ...

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Presidential Budgets: When A Cut isn’t a Cut

March 21, 2019 Debt / Deficit / Government / Spending 0

By: Mike Maharrey Remember when a budget cut was actually a cut in spending rather than a cut in the expected increase in spending? President Trump’s proposed budget calls for ...

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The Founders’ Understanding of “Invasion”

March 18, 2019 Founders / Government / History 0

By: Dave Benner Even by the middle of the 18th century, the English language lacked a widely-used set of standard definitions to English words. While English dictionaries existed, those that ...

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The Relevance of the Preamble to Constitutional Interpretation

March 11, 2019 Constitution / Government / History 0

By: Michael Rappaport The preamble to the United States Constitution is something that is widely employed within political and theoretical arguments but is virtually never relied upon in court cases ...

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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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R. Paul & Presidential Power – R. Stone Battles Federal Courts

Today we will analyze Rand Paul announcement that he is going to oppose Trump's Declaration of Emergency. PLUSRoger Stone's gag order is further proof that our federal courts are out of ...

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Today in History: The Boston Massacre

March 6, 2019 Government / History 0

By: Dave Benner Today in 1770, a violent incident unfolded on Boston’s King Street, where an agitated group of colonists swarmed around a group of British regulars. After a group ...

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