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Healthy vs Asymptomatic

BY T.F. STERN Prior to having surgery, the medical folks insisted I fill out a COVID Survey.  Apparently, it doesn’t matter if you’ve had the...

Cuba’s Uprising and the Social Change that Caught the Dictatorship by Surprise

IAN VÁSQUEZ, CATO INSTITUTE Last December I wrote an op‐​ed (in Spanish) titled “Losing Fear in Cuba” pointing to what appeared to be a significant, new development: ordinary Cubans...

Bartolome’ de Las Casas — Protector of the Indians

American Minute with Bill Federer   Bartolome' de Las Casas left Spain in 1502 for the Caribbean, which was called the West Indies, where he became a...

Privileges of Citizens – Fugitives – Slaves — by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 40,  PRIVILEGES OF CITIZENS - FUGITIVES - SLAVES Sec....

Definition and Evidence of Treason — Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 39,  DEFINITION AND EVIDENCE OF TREASON Sec. 1790. THE...

Bastille Day, Reign of Terror & French Revolution “liberté, égalité, fraternité”

American Minute with Bill Federer In 1781, the monarchs of France, 27-year-old King Louis XVI and 26-year-old Queen Marie Antoinette, sent the French navy and army to help America gain...

$1.7 Trillion Weapon System Plagued By Cost And Performance Problems

BY BOB BARR Most taxpayers would agree, even if at times grudgingly, that the top priority for expenditure of federal dollars is our national defense,...

Another Biden Administration eco-con

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Mr. Biden will “preserve 30% of our land” – and blanket America with wind, solar and landfills~ Via yet another decree (Executive Order...

Newsome Pays the Price for Church Restrictions

LIBERTY COUNSEL LOS ANGELES, CA – One year after Liberty Counsel filed the lawsuit on behalf of Harvest Rock Church and Harvest International Ministry against...

Locking Up American Property Rights

BY TOM DEWEESE The Threat of National Heritage Areas and How to Stop Them — Part Two There are 55 National Heritage Areas across the country,...

A Clarification on Definitions and an Introduction to Verbal Engineering

BY ROBERT F. BEAUDINE Let’s Make Our Culture Great Again! – Lesson 2 Every word you add to your vocabulary increases your awareness. If you’ve never heard...

Why are National Heritage Areas a Threat?

BY TOM DEWEESE The Threat of National Heritage Areas and How to Stop Them — Part One Proposals for new National Heritage Areas (NHA) are raising...

Is Choice Key to Peace in Education? Objections Answered!

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE If you forced two hungry people into an arena, especially who already disliked each other, and told them only he who...

Democracy: America’s Great Hope or Communism’s Trojan Horse?

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Generations of Americans have grown up hearing that America always has championed democracy and opposed illiberal ideologies such as fascism, socialism, and communism. But if...

Eternal Foundations of the Law and the Role of the Judiciary

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Joseph Story declares in his Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, "the precepts of the law rest on...

Judiciary: Organization and Powers — Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 38,  JUDICIARY - ORGANIZATION AND POWERS Sec. 1567. THE...

Biden Resumes Obama’s Efforts Against Domestic Oil Production

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON In watching President Joe Biden’s initiatives to curb Americans’ access to oil and natural gas, I thought of the late Yogi...

Biden economic team predicts long-term slow growth

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON What is noteworthy about the depressing title to this article is its source. In a case of uncommon candor, President Biden’s economic...

Transit’s Dead End

RANDAL O'TOOLE, CATO INSTITUTE Americans drove nearly 96 percent as many miles in May 2021 as in the same month in 2019, indicating a return to normalcy. Transit...

Why Study Philosophy or History?

BY ROBERT F. BEAUDINE Let's Make Our Culture Great Again! - Lesson 1 Have you ever read a philosophy book or one of the classics of...