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Lysander Spooner’s Strategy to Stop Unconstitutional Acts

June 2, 2022 Strategery 0

By: Mike Maharrey Resist. That was Lysander Spooner’s strategy to stop unconstitutional acts that was very much in line with James Madison and other prominent founders. Spooner was a prominent 19th-century ...

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Patrick Henry Demands a Bill of Rights

By: TJ Martinell On June 7, 1788, Patrick Henry delivered one of many long speeches at the Virginia Ratifying Convention, demanding the inclusion of a Bill of Rights in the proposed U.S. Constitution ...

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Tench Coxe on State vs Federal Power under the Constitution

May 13, 2022 Constitution 0

By: Mike Maharrey The federal government has no constitutional authority to do the vast majority of the things it does today. Of course, this truth runs counter to conventional wisdom and ...

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The Biggest Threat to Our Freedom and Well-Being

By: Jacob Hornberger There are some important things to note about the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.  Our rights do not come from the Constitution or the Bill of Rights. ...

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What Is an Unconstitutional Law?

April 8, 2022 Uncategorized 0

By: Mike Maharrey You can describe any federal action outside the delegated powers of the Constitution in one word. Void https://www.instagram.com/p/CcBv6QODJBj/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_video_watch_again    

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James Madison and the Necessary and Proper Clause

By: Mike Maharrey “Necessary and proper” ranks among the most abused clauses in the Constitution. It has been dubbed the “elastic clause” because of the perception that it allows the scope ...

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Points to Ponder on the Constitution and Foreign Policy

March 30, 2022 Constitution 0

By: Jacob Hornberger   1. When the Constitution called the federal government into existence, the federal government was not vested with omnipotent powers. Instead, the federal government’s powers were limited to ...

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The Constitution: A Fixed Point of Reference

By: Mike Maharrey Land surveying depends on fixed reference points. In the U.S., you will often find these points marked by cast metal disks embedded in rock, or placed on concrete ...

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The Values in the Constitution

The Declaration of Independence expressed a common American creed: All are born equal before God and the law, God bestows humans with natural rights, some of these rights are unalienable ...

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The Struggle for Ratification: Advocates and Opponents Debate Judicial Review (Part 1)

By: Bob Fiedler One of the most striking and unique and hotly debated aspects of the American system of government is judicial review. Where precisely does this doctrine arise from? Technically, ...

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