by | Jan 22, 2020

One of the most important goals of the Constitutional Convention was to establish a strong chief executive who would nonetheless not be a king. Nowhere is that balance between concentrated power and republican restraint on government more exposed than in…

by | Jan 10, 2020

A Note to Readers: Part One appeared in The American Spectator on December 11, 2019. It is worth the full reading for complete background. A summary appears below in “Section 1: The American Legal System.” PROLOGUE: NEWS ITEM: January 8,…

by | Dec 7, 2019

The impeachment proceedings give us evidence once again of the genius of the Framers of the American Constitution and of the English constitutionalists whose thought they embraced and developed. Constitutionalism is the alternative to basing government on a master idea….

by | Jul 9, 2019

There is more than a coincidental connection between Hong Kong’s protests and America’s independence movement. On July 1, 1997, Hong Kong was forced from British control, while over two centuries earlier, America forcibly left British control. The two separations are…

by and | Jul 5, 2019

Moderate Democrats in Congress are finally showing some backbone. A “Blue Dog” coalition of 27 Democrats is supporting a joint resolution proposing a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution. Rep. Ben McAdams (D-Utah) introduced the legislation, H.J. Resolution 55. In the…

by | Jun 18, 2019

Where do the Hong Kong Chinese get these notions: such as that the right to a fair trial is rock-bottom basic to every democratic concept of justice? And the notion that freedom of speech underpins the whole, so to speak, democratic shooting…

by | Nov 9, 2018

“Popular vote.” https://t.co/BG1lVbEcFq — Instapundit.com (@instapundit) November 8, 2018 Democrats are big on the idea of demographics. One’s identity, as defined by their demographic markers, is a key point of politics, intersectionality, justice, and total world-view if one is a…

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