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Chew gum – for pleasure, taste and health

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Some frown on it and park benches hate it, but chewing gum has many surprising benefits~ Amid 40+ years in politics and public...

Power to Establish Post Offices and Post-Roads, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 18,  POWER TO ESTABLISH POST OFFICES AND POST-ROADS §...

Justice Joseph Story—The Common Sense Behind a National Immigration Policy

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Ought our immigration policy be haphazard, different in every state, indiscriminate in who we allow to enjoy the rights of...

Becoming Spiritually Prepared

BY T.F. STERN Several years ago, Lucy helped stage Preparedness Workshops, a chance for folks to learn about various aspects of becoming prepared.  She lined...

Power to Coin Money and Fix the Standard of Weights and Measures, by Joseph...

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 17,  POWER TO COIN MONEY AND FIX THE...

The Left’s Push to ‘Reform’ the Courts Will Only Politicize Them

THOMAS JIPPING, THE DAILY SIGNAL President Joe Biden has announced the creation of a commission to examine “reforming” the courts. This move is not only a “solution”...

The Biden Administration is Resurrecting the Worst of Obama’s Middle East Policies

SKIP ASH, ACLJ The French have a saying: “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose,” which roughly translates into English as, “The more things...

Impeaching a Private Citizen is Unconstitutional

LIBERTY COUNSEL After a compelling speech by Sen. Rand Paul presenting the unconstitutionality of impeaching a former president, 45 Republican senators voted against holding an...

“Two Woods Diverge in the Woods…” – Robert Frost, Four-Time Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

American Minute with Bill Federer "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked...

President Biden’s Minimum Wage Proposal

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE As part of his $1.9 trillion relief plan, President Joe Biden proposes to double the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to...

President Biden Starting Plan to Reverse Trump Administration’s Title X Defunding of Planned Parenthood

OLIVIA SUMMERS, ACLJ According to a draft of President Biden’s agenda currently circulating on Capitol Hill, his Administration is set to address “health care” on...

Nanny State ‘Wokeness’ Is Destroying American Exceptionalism

BY BOB BARR Imagine how much more difficult it would have been for America’s Apollo moon landing program to have succeeded as it did so...

Conscience Protections for Medical Professionals Upheld

LIBERTY COUNSEL The U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota blocked a requirement known as the “Transgender Mandate” that would force medical professionals...

Power Over Naturalization and Bankruptcy, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 16,  POWER OVER NATURALIZATION AND BANKRUPTCY § 1097. The...

6 Lessons on the History and Economics of Taxation

Here are six observations derived from both the history and economics of taxes. BY LAWRENCE W. REED In the first century A.D., the Roman Emperor Nero...

Landmark DC Law Removes Occupational Licensing Barriers for Ex-Offenders

NICK SIBILLA, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed a bill that will make it much easier for people with criminal records to become licensed...

Explorers Circumnavigate Earth: Magellan & Drake to Space Shuttle

American Minute with Bill Federer In 1519, the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan set out on the first voyage to circumnavigate the world. Sailing for Spain, Magellan began his search...

The Fall of Mighty Exxon

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON A noteworthy milestone in U.S. corporate history happened on Aug. 31: ExxonMobil Corp. was dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial Average (“the Dow”),...

Lies, Rewritten History, and a Bust in the White House

BY TOM DEWEESE On the first day of his occupation of the White House Oval Office, it was reported that Joe Biden quickly removed the...

Two nuclear options

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~One threatens our democracy, the other promises hope for economy, environment and country~ We’ve heard about “nuclear options” since Harry was still Senator...