Tennessee Bills Would Require Courts to Fully Inform Juries

By: Mike Maharrey NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2019) – Bills filed in the Tennessee legislature would require state courts to fully inform jurors of their right to use discretion in ...

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Tennessee Bills Would Effectively End Federal Asset Forfeiture Program in the State

February 5, 2019 Constitution / Government / Overreach 0

By: Mike Maharrey NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2019) – Bills introduced in the Tennessee legislature would create a process to determine whether there is probable cause before proceeding with asset ...

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James Madison Won the Shutdown

by Greg Weiner Don’t look now, but even as the punditry complains of peak dysfunction, the Constitutional machinery may actually be creaking back to life. The shutdown imbroglio was Woodrow ...

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Most People Treat the Constitution Like it’s Only a Suggestion

By: Mike Maharrey The Constitution is really just a series of suggestions. At least that’s how most American treat it. The concept of a “Living Breathing Constitution” is the biggest ...

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Lesson from the Government Shutdown

January 26, 2019 Government / Liberty 0

By: Mike Maharrey We are now more than a month into the government shutdown. Don’t worry. I’m doing fine. In fact, I’m living life pretty much just like I did ...

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The Inalienable Right To Life

by KrisAnne Hall, JD It seems to be growing increasingly popular to use the 10th Amendment to justify carte blanche legislative authority within the States. Even some Presidential candidates have ...

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Jefferson vs Hamilton on Necessary and Proper

January 23, 2019 Constitution / Government 0

The necessary and proper clause was never intended to expand federal power. At all. The way most people treat the Constitution’s necessary and proper clause today, we could just as ...

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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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