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Birth of the U.S. Marine Corps

November 10, 2018 History 0

During the American Revolution, the Continental Congress passes a resolution stating that “two Battalions of Marines be raised” for service as landing forces for the recently formed Continental Navy. The ...

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In The Case of “Birthright Citizenship”

October 31, 2018 Constitution / Foreign Policy / History 0

Concerning the 14th Amendment, like the rest of the Constitution, the so-called "Progressives" don't mind the rest of us upholding the Constitution, so long as they are the only one who gets ...

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THE NEED FOR NATURAL LAW

October 22, 2018 History / Natural Law 0

An interesting critique of Positive Law and defense of Natural Law. <Read Here>

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Jefferson, Locke, and the Declaration of Independence

An interesting article about Natural Law and the original meaning of the critical words in our Declaration <Click Here>  

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Gordon Wood’s Reflections on the Constitution and Slavery

October 15, 2018 Constitution / History / Liberty 0

At Northwestern University Law School’s Lincoln Lecture, endowed by my colleague Steve Calabresi, we had the great good fortune to hear a talk by Gordon Wood, the leading historian of ...

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Amanda Tyler and the Original Meaning of the Habeas Corpus Suspension Clause

September 27, 2018 Constitution / History / SCOTUS 0

While the original Constitution certainly had some defects — especially that it allowed slavery — it was in many ways an amazingly protective document. It was a classical liberal document ...

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Obsta principiis: Nip the Shoots of Arbitrary Power in the Bud

September 27, 2018 Constitution / History / Liberty 0

John Adams warned us. When you spot even the slightest violation of the Constitution, it’s imperative that you nip it in the bud. In 1774 and 1775, Daniel Leonard wrote ...

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When Society Falls Apart, Socialist Tyranny Can Happen Anywhere

September 27, 2018 Government / History / Liberty 0

The liberal order has long dominated the modern world. It is based on the pillars of the rule of law, individual freedoms, representative government and free markets. Liberalism is the ...

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN and the NATURAL LAW TRADITION

This essay by professor Herman Belz covers some of Abraham Lincoln's thoughts on Natural Law. <Read it Here>

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Constitution Day, How Will You Celebrate It ?

September 17, 2018 Constitution / History / Liberty 0

The reason I started teaching about the Constitution and Natural Law is because most people have either forgotten about them or like young people today, they have never been taught ...

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