Why the Founders Wanted You to Own Military-Style Weapons

By: TJ Martinell Two hundred and twenty-seven years ago this month, the U.S. Congress passed the Militia Acts of 1792. This pair of bills authorized the president to lead the ...

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Fix Education by Radical Decentralization

May 13, 2019 Uncategorized 0

By: Justin Spears Almost everybody admits that the American school system underperforms. “Reform” is almost universally prescribed as the solution. But in other walks of life, bad ideas are not ...

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Constitution 101: The Electoral College

April 1, 2019 Uncategorized 2

By: Mike Maharrey When you head to the polls and vote for the president, you don’t actually vote for the president. You vote for a slate of electors who select ...

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A Christmas Gift from James Madison: The Virginia Resolutions of 1798

December 22, 2018 Uncategorized 0

Mike Maharrey Resolutions drafted by James Madison and passed by Virginia on Dec 21. and 24, 1798, answer a timeless question: What do we do when the federal government oversteps ...

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12/12 Will SCOTUS Disarm Executive Agencies?

December 13, 2018 Uncategorized 0

SCOTUS has chosen a case that could overturn decades of bad precedent and tyrannical regulations. Let's look at this case and see where it comes from and where it might ...

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Support BBFL While Shopping on Amazon !

November 26, 2018 Uncategorized 0

Did you know your purchases can make a difference? AmazonSmile donates to Building Blocks for Liberty when you do your holiday shopping at You can do your holiday shopping ...

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Our low-IQ elites strike again: our acting Atty Gen supports nullification!

November 14, 2018 Uncategorized 0

By: Thomas Woods Evidently the acting Attorney General believes, correctly, that the states have the power to nullify unconstitutional federal laws. So the usual suspects went berserk, and trotted out ...

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September 10, 2018 Uncategorized 0

Enjoyed this article by Paul Moreno of Hillsdale College.  Near the end, he catalogs the major cases where the SCOTUS started conflating Positive Law with Natural Law, which in effect abolishes Natural ...

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It is time for a second Special Counsel

August 23, 2018 Government / Uncategorized 0

By Printus LeBlanc Something very disturbing happened on Tuesday that sent the media into a frenzy. On the same day, the Paul Manafort was found guilty on bank fraud and ...

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Cicero on Justice, Law and Liberty

August 10, 2018 Uncategorized 0

Our founders consulted the writings of the ancients.  Cicero is one of them.  Here is a short bio of the scholar. <Read it Here>

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