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A Dangerous Strategy

September 9, 2022 Founding Principles 0

By: Michael Boldin The impulse from many – left, right, libertarian, and the rest – to give the federal government more power to “protect liberty” from state and local governments might ...

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Did the Constitution Fail the People? Or Did the People Fail the Constitution?

By: Mike Maharrey Did the Constitution fail? A lot of people think it did. This popular quote by Lysander Spooner sums up the thoughts of many. “But whether the Constitution ...

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Whose Job is it to Keep the Feds in Line?

July 25, 2022 Founding Principles 0

By: Michael Boldin For the federal government to take even a “single step” beyond the limits of the Constitution, Thomas Jefferson wrote, “is to take possession of a boundless field of power, ...

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No Deal: When the British Offered Amnesty in Exchange for Gun Control

July 4, 2022 Uncategorized 0

By: TJ Martinell Two months after the battles of Lexington and Concord, the British offered amnesty to all who would lay down their arms. Unsurprisingly, the Patriots didn’t respond too kindly ...

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10th Amendment Essentials: Sovereignty and Resistance

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 people.” ...

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Don’t Trust Government

By: Michael Boldin Don’t trust government. And don’t trust politicians. That can’t be repeated often enough. Unfortunately, it seems that most people trust politicians – depending on the issue or ...

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Oppose a Disease at its Beginning

December 8, 2019 John Adams / John Dickinson 0

By: Mike Maharrey If you give politicians an inch, they’ll take a mile. The Founders warned us about this over and over. Take John Dickinson, for example. Known as “the ...

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Surveillance: You’d Better Chose Wisely

September 28, 2019 Surveillance 0

By: Mike Maharrey I’ve often joked that George Orwell’s novel 1984 was meant to be a warning, not an instruction manual. And yet every day the U.S. marches closer and ...

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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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