John Locke’s view reflects the fact that a government that has nothing of its own to give, but can only give what it takes from others, means it cannot “give” to some without involuntarily violating the general welfare of others.
Interpreting this post-Civil War amendment as a general provision for disqualifying candidates who some people may believe participated in what they regard as an insurrection or rebellion—as distinguished from a protest or even a riot—would create yet another divisive weapon in our increasingly partisan war.
The Biden Administration’s 2023 budget bill proposing a “billionaire tax,” imposing a 25-percent minimum rate on the “unrealized capital gains” of the wealthiest Americans is unconstitutional.
The gradual rise of the 4th branch of government (the administrative “deep state” bureaucracy) which is very much the most powerful branch – has reduced the American political process to mere theater as compared with the real activity of government, which rests with the permanent bureaucracy.
Justice Gorsuch rules against the dictatorship by the administrative state, in favor of the system established by the Constitution’s framers.
While one political group may not benefit from the filibuster on a current issue, they may find it very valuable protection in the future. Senator Warren be warned: You may not like the consequences of your campaign.
Professor Brian Simpson answers arguments against using Ayn Rand’s philosophy Objectivism as the basis for improving the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.
“A Declaration and Constitution for a Free Society” modifies the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution to make them fully consistent with the protection of individual rights and freedom, using Objectivism—the philosophy of Ayn Rand. It demonstrates why a free society is morally, politically, and economically beneficial to human life.
This Constitution Day, thank the Founders for stimulating ingenuity by applying “the fuel of interest to the fire of genius.” And while you’re at it, thank an inventor.
Both Founding Era sources and 19th-century court decisions, official statements, and commentaries confirm that intellectual property rights are property as a matter of basic legal doctrine and constitutional principle.
Making the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution Fully Consistent with the Protection of Individual Rights.
Populism is what happens when a republic becomes a democracy, and politicians must curry the favor of voters in order to win office.
Politicians rush to limit our choices in the name of “keeping us safe.”
The government has no power to keep consumers in the dark—or to prohibit the use of terms that consumers understand—in order to protect special interests from honest competition.
Republicans must join with Democrats to end Trump’s tariff authority. They should repeal these “emergency” laws that allow the president to unilaterally impose new taxes on Americans, in defiance of the intent of the framers of the Constitution.
Our Republican Constitution is an eye-opening self-defense for the rational American which offers historical enlightenment about America’s true origins.
Madison, who would become known as the “Father of the Constitution,” argued that in a pure democracy, “there is nothing to check the inducement to sacrifice the weaker party or an obnoxious individual.”
The only remedy for Obamacare must be a legislative remedy, which is why we have elections.
The following are some statements by the Founding Fathers. You tell me which one of them suggests that they gave us the Second Amendment for deer and duck hunting and protection against criminals.
Some Americans, right and left, give up on the Constitution whenever it gets in the way of policies they like.
Should we be ruled by what are seen as good ideas or by what’s permissible by the U.S. Constitution?
Christie, like most career politicians, has unlimited faith in unlimited government.
Some lower courts are ruling ObamaCare unconstitutional. The reason given is that it's wrong to force the individual to buy a product or service, such as health insurance. These decisions are all well and good. But the question remains: If it's wrong for government to...
The following letter from a number of Law Professors deals with the Constitutionality of a First-to-File system as contemplated by the America Invents Act (H.R. 1249 and S. 23) June 17, 2011 By Email Speaker John Boehner Office of the Speaker H-232 U.S. Capitol...
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