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A New Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare could Still Stand

January 19, 2019 Constitution / Liberty / SCOTUS 0

By: Harold Pease Mid December 2018, Judge Reed O’Connor, a U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas ruled that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last year ending ...

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The Danger To America is Not Socialism, Do You Know This Villain?

January 17, 2019 Constitution / Liberty / Natural Law 0

By KrisAnne Hall, JD Samuel Adams gave this warning in 1775: “For no People will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when Knowledge is diffusd and ...

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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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More than Victims

January 12, 2019 History / Liberty 0

William Cooper Nell was the publisher of Frederick Douglass’s abolitionist newspaper the North Star. His work The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution was previously used as a textbook as ...

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The Law

January 11, 2019 History / Liberty / Natural Law 0

The Law is Frédéric Bastiat's timeless defense of the free society. With his characteristically clear writing, Bastiat lays out the formula for the proper role of the state in a free ...

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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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Shake Off That “Debilitating Pessimism”

December 31, 2018 Liberty 0

By: Mike Maharrey I’ve run into quite a bit of negativity out there lately. It seems like a lot of people are frustrated and discouraged. I get it. But I ...

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Due Process Clause – 5th Amendment

The Due Process Clause of the 5th Amendment to the United States Constitution promises that no one can have their life, liberty or property taken away without Due Process. What ...

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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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Even Rocks Have Rights

October 15, 2018 Constitution / Liberty / Natural Law 0

This seems like a strange, maybe even oxymoronic topic. Yet because of the simple nature of a rock, you may soon experience the most profound understanding of human rights you ...

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