The National Debt is a National Curse

June 3, 2023 Uncategorized 0

By: Michael Boldin The national debt is a national curse. That’s not just our view, it’s how James Madison described it. "I go on the principle that a Public Debt is ...

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ATF Pistol Brace Rule: An “Experiment of your Disposition”

By: Michael Boldin With an enforcement deadline looming at the end of May, potentially affecting millions of stabilizing braces, the new ATF rule is – as the founders told us – ...

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FDR’s Other ‘Day of Infamy’: When the US Government Seized All Citizens’ Gold

April 11, 2023 Uncategorized 0

by Lawrence W. Reed Ninety years ago, Franklin Roosevelt told Americans they had less than a month to hand over their gold or face up to ten years in prison. ...

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The Lesson of Newburgh

March 20, 2023 Uncategorized 0

by Miles Smith IV Two hundred and forty years ago this week, a group of officers of the Continental Army gathered in Newburgh, New York. The officers—relatively youthful men, many ...

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War and the Constitution

By: Judge Andrew Napolitano Can the president fight any war he wishes? Can Congress fund any war it chooses? Are there constitutional and legal requirements that must first be met before ...

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The Convention’s Story on Canvas

February 19, 2023 Uncategorized 0

by Daniel Dreisbach On September 17, 1787, 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention meeting in Philadelphia’s Independence Hall stepped forward to put their signatures to a document they had framed ...

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Aiming at Ordered Liberty

January 25, 2023 Uncategorized 0

By Jeffrey Bristol The telos, or final cause of the American regime, according to the prophets of the Common Good, descends like a vision from God, telling us precisely how our ...

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The Ideas That Formed the Constitution, Part 7: Cicero

January 4, 2023 Cicero / Uncategorized 0

By: Rob Natelson The first, second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth essays in this series addressed the influence on the Constitution of four leading Greek thinkers. There is one more Greek on our list, the biographer Plutarch. He ...

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Liberty Needs a Self-Study Movement

December 30, 2022 Uncategorized 0

We each must first put our own house of ideas in order by Dan Sanchez The liberty movement is not prevailing because it has primarily been a political movement. To ...

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BBFL Christmas Message-2022

December 25, 2022 Uncategorized 0

When writing a Christmas message your first thought is to talk about the Christmas star, the nativity, the birth of Christ or just about love. All of these things are ...

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