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The Dangers of National Popular Vote

JANINE HANSEN, EAGLE FORUM The First Danger of National Popular Vote The National Popular Vote Compact has no minimum percentage for a candidate to be declared the National Popular...

Victory for Life: HHS Releases Final Rule Blocking Planned Parenthood and Other Abortion Providers...

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ In a major victory for life, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued its final rule revising the Title X family planning...

Christmas Holiday Display Defended

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL ROWNSTOWN, IN – Liberty Counsel has filed a motion to dismiss in the lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana...

3 percent growth isn’t a fairytale, after all

The White House • February 28, 2019 For the first time in 13 years, America’s economy hit the 3 percent growth milestone for a calendar...

Will Congress Let Amtrak Stem Losses?

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The federal government does a lot of things poorly, including trying to run businesses such as an electric utility, a postal system, and...

Even Something as Great as School Choice Should Not Be Federalized

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE Today, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), in conjunction with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, will unveil...

House Democrats Propose Using Holidays to Virtually End Future Gun Purchases

BY BOB BARR Have you ever been trapped in one of those endless automated answering service loops? A new background check system for firearms purchases...

Fighting for energy and human rights equality in Africa

The Congress of Racial Equality Uganda has lost another leader, but the fight continues BY PAUL DRIESSEN “She has gone to the Lord,” her sister Diana...

Cross Case Before SCOTUS

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case tomorrow involving the Bladensburg Peace Cross, a 40-foot cross in the median on a Maryland...

Forgiven! Friends again? Part 4 of 4

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP if my respect for him did not permit me to ascribe the whole blame to the influence of others, it left something...

The Elderly Gentleman Wearing a MAGA Cap

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN I dropped my wife Mary off at the door of Walmart, parked and waited for her in the car. An...

Green New Deal Reveals the Naked Truth of Agenda 21

BY TOM DEWEESE Sometimes if you fight hard enough and refuse to back down, no matter the odds, your truth is vindicated and prevails! For twenty...

U.S.-South Korea Alignment and the Hanoi Summit

ERIC GOMEZ, CATO INSTITUTE The outline of the tentative Hanoi agreement released by Vox this morning indicates that Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will make significant...

On Washington’s Birthday – A Mini-Biography of this God-fearing Father of Our Country

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER Presidents' Day is actually Washington's birthday, recognized by an Act of Congress for government offices in Washington, D.C., in 1879,...

Jussie Smollet’s ‘Academy Award Worthy’ Performance

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN I recently watched the original Jussie Smollett ABC interview on Youtube in which he claimed to have been attacked by...

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Unanimously That States Cannot Impose Excessive Fines

Ruling Requires Cities and States—Not Just the Federal Government— To Abide by the Eighth Amendment’s Excessive Fines Clause JOHN KRAMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE In an historic...

Planned Parenthood Videos Will Be Shown In Court

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Judge Christopher Hite of the San Francisco Superior Court denied the requests of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and...

That really hurt! (But it was the only hurt.) Part 3 of 4

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I can say with truth that one act of mr Adams’s life …  and one only, ever gave me a moment’s personal...

John Quincy Adams: His Fight Against Slavery & His Faith in the Bible

American Minute with Bill Federer On FEBRUARY 21, 1848, "Old Man Eloquent" John Quincy Adams suffered a stroke at his desk in the House chamber. He...

Rules of Interpretation

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Book 3, Chapter 5,  RULES OF INTERPRETATION § 397. IN our future commentaries...