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2 Big Mistakes when Reading the Constitution

May 26, 2020 Uncategorized 0

By: Michael Boldin Common, dangerous – and usually from friends to the Constitution and liberty.

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The 10th Amendment: An Introduction

May 14, 2020 10th Amendment 0

By: Michael Boldin “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the ...

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Today in History: James Madison Vetoes “Bonus Bill” as Unconstitutional

March 7, 2020 History / James Madison 0

By: Dave Benner Today in 1817, President James Madison vetoed the Bonus Bill of 1817 – a plan that called for the federal construction of various roads, bridges, and canals ...

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

By: 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 ...

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Thomas Paine on War (and other Founders too)

November 23, 2019 Thomas Paine / Uncategorized / War 0

By: Michael Boldin Outspoken and famous for writing “The Crisis,” “Common Sense,” and “The Rights of Man,” Thomas Paine had some choice words about war that people would do well ...

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James Madison on War as a Great Threat to Liberty

October 3, 2019 James Madison / wAR pOWERS 0

By: Tenth Amendment Excerpted from Political Observations, 20 April 1795 Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops ...

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4 Founders on the President and War Powers under the Constitution

By: Michael Boldin A lot of “experts” want you to believe that under Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution the executive branch rarely – if ever – needs to ...

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Does the Executive Branch Have Too Much Power?

September 6, 2019 Executive Power 0

By: Judge Andrew Napolitano Does the president of the United States have too much power? That question has been asked lately with respect to President Donald Trump’s use of federal ...

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Five Great Quotes from the Founders: Liberty, Loyalty, Defense and the “Real” American Revolution

By: Michael Boldin What should we be loyal to – a politician, a leader, a political party, or something else? How should we view political statements and actions to defend ...

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“Law and Order” Conservatives Reject the Rule of Law in Favor of Federal Death Penalty

By: Suzanne Sherman U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr recently ordered the reinstatement of the federal death penalty, ending a 16-year pause in executions at the federal level. The Department of ...

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