by | Jan 16, 2020

With Nancy Pelosi finally sending the impeachment articles to the Senate and Mitch McConnell’s plan to open the Senate trial on Tuesday, Impeachment Act III opens. Unlike Acts I (Schiff) and II (Nadler), which jettisoned the Nixon (1974) and Clinton…

by | Jan 9, 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has repeatedly portrayed President Trump as an existential threat to the republic. As she put it when announcing the House impeachment inquiry, “The actions taken to date by the president have seriously violated the Constitution.” She…

by | Jan 8, 2020

Dissenting in the case of Caperton v. A. T. Massey Coal Co. (2009), the late Justice Antonin Scalia (1936–2016) wrote, A Talmudic maxim instructs with respect to the Scripture: “Turn it over, and turn it over, for all is therein.”…

by | Dec 18, 2019

There will be many lies told today. For posterity, here is the letter from the president to Nancy Pelosi. Read this in full. It is the president’s own words. A note: When Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, I…

by | Nov 18, 2019

In November 14’s Wall Street Journal, Peggy Noonan properly calls to mind the American ideal of competent public servants whose devotion to the good of the country give balance and coherence to our nation and a sense of purpose that…

by | Nov 6, 2019

In Federalist 78, Publius (Alexander Hamilton) distinguished the three branches of government in part by a characteristic inherent to each. While he defined the legislature by exercise of will and the executive in its use of force, the judiciary possessed…

by | Oct 12, 2019

The fictional setting for National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978) is mythical Faber College, in 1962. A largely traditional small college set in suburbia, near a small town, staid Faber is turned upside down by the raucous, party-crazy students at Delta…

by | Nov 8, 2018

Tuesday was a busy day, and one policy area that got some well deserved attention in the form of ballot measures was criminal justice reform. Three states in particular, Florida, Colorado, and Louisiana made great strides with common sense constitutional…

by | Jun 5, 2018

Recent statements made by President Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s attorney and ex-NYC mayor, about presidential power have sent the media whirling into a tizzy.  Sunday, Giuliani appeared on “The Week”, positing that President Trump “probably does” have the…

by | Apr 26, 2018

When the British subjects in America declared independence, they claimed as inalienable rights the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Americans are not subjects of the throne, they’re free citizens. To solidify the rights of Americans, Congress…

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