Tag: Constitution

Wouldn’t It Be Nice?

Has it ever struck you as a little odd that the 13th Amendment outlaws involuntary servitude, and yet, there we have a Selective Service system that forces men, on pain of imprisonment to join the military whether they want to…

The Constitution Is The Rule of Law

The battle for control of our Nation, the battle against the evils that will destroy us, can only be won if we identify the enemy and expose the tactics they employ. Louis Michael Seidman, the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional…

Greed and Ignorance

Greed is a selfish desire beyond reason; covetousness for what you have not earned; a craving for that which does not rightfully belong to you.   Ignorance is the state of oblivion for the callowness for which you thrust your greed…

Liberty Requires Resistance to Tyranny

The modern roots of individual rights and freedoms are founded in Biblical Christianity which has been historically recognized as the foundation for the development of both the rule of law and democratic institutions in the Western world.    A visible…

Sovereignty or Submission?

“In the next century nations as we know it will be obsolete; all states will recognize a single global authority and realize national sovereignty wasn’t such a great deal after all.”   Strobe Talbott, Deputy Secretary of State under Bill Clinton …

Freedom Demands Vigilance

“Those who won our independence believed…that the greatest menace to freedom is an inert people, that public discussion is a political duty and that this should be a fundamental principle of the American government….They eschewed silence coerced by the law.”…

AR-15 Ban Ruled Unconstitutional in California

In a 94 page decision, Judge Roger T. Benitez of California’s ruled that the ban on AR-style rifles is unconstitutional. Read the judge’s decision yourself since he wrote in language that even a journalist can understand. At best I can summarize a…

What Makes America Great?

Five decades after America gained independence, the French author Alexis de Tocqueville remarked on our nation’s exceptional character. Unlike other nations that were defined by ethnicity, geography, common heritage, social class, or hierarchal structures, America was a nation of immigrants…

Founded in Liberty: Mired in Tyranny

“The foundation of our Empire was not laid in the gloomy age of Ignorance and Superstition, but at an Epoch when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined, than at any former period…The United States came…

Complex Lies and Simple Truths

Life is complex. Sure, in the time of Covid you can tell everyone to stay home and starve, but they won’t do it. They won’t do it even though you’re emperor Cuomo of New York. Even with all your wealth…

Grateful to Be an American

I’m not proud to be an American – I’m grateful. I didn’t do anything to become a citizen of this country. I was just born. But in appreciating America today, I feel like I’m a freak or something. So many…

D.C. Will Never Be A State

We have been down this road before, but it appears the time is again upon us to recycle the ridiculous idea of creating another liberal, blue state, out of a tiny federal district, to satisfy left wing democrats.  Can you…

Planned Failure

When I was growing up, people around me — public school teachers, national and local political leaders, the broadcast and print media, other useless busybodies — were very enthusiastic about the idea of compromise. Compromise, they always said was the…

The Battle of Athens, Tennessee

On August 1-2, 1946, some Americans, brutalized by their county government, used armed force as a last resort to overturn it. These Americans wanted honest open elections. For years they had asked for state or federal election monitors to prevent…