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The Pernicious ‘Living Document’ Theory of the Constitution

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Recently, former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden publicly shared his vision for the U.S. Supreme Court. First, he said...

What to Be Thankful For

DAVID BOAZ, CATO INSTITUTE Endless war. A $23 trillion national debt. Intrusive regulation. Criminal injustice. Presidents who don't think the Constitution limits their powers. It's easy...

I would prefer to, but duty dictates I must not – Thomas Jefferson

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP were I to yield to my own feelings … … so many respectable persons as have signed the petition, my path...

Deep State Actors Seek to Criminalize the Execution of the U.S. Constitution

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ Although House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and leading Democrats support a baseless formal impeachment inquiry grounded on a questionable whistleblower complaint regarding a...

An 18-Year Old Congressional Authorization Shouldn’t Enable a New War

BY BOB BARR Unlike many of the pieces of legislation I considered as a member of the House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003, the...

The New Breed of ‘Snowflake Mayors’

BY BOB BARR There was a time when America’s big city mayors were real leaders. While few of them we so arrogant as to claim...

Immigrants should be treated … how?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP they will find a disposition in the great majority here to do whatever circumstances will admit for our new fellow citizens, to...

Democrats Undermine the Special-ness of Becoming an American

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Delia, age 13, called the Rush Limbaugh radio show seeking information for a school assignment. She had to debate whether...

Have Federal Courts Become the ‘Tyrants’ Our Founders Feared?

BY BOB BARR In many ways, President Donald Trump’s border fight is a battle on two fronts; one at the border with Mexico, and the...

Really Bad Optics

BY ALLEN WEST I am sitting in the Hilton Gardens Inn in Chesapeake, VA, watching the news, and the scene is rather disconcerting. It appears...

Gotta Have Skin in the Game

BY ALLEN WEST If you have been following the news and the happenings on Capitol Hill, members of the House GOP are pressuring Speaker Paul...

Federal ruling on “Sanctuary Cities” gives liberals very bad news

BY ALLEN WEST Earlier this week I spoke in San Antonio for the Alamo City Republican Women’s luncheon. The date was Tuesday March 13, and...

Taking On California’s Lawless Agenda

HARRY G. HUTCHISON, ACLJ The long-simmering battle between the federal government and the state of California’s lawless agenda has erupted as part of escalating conflict...

Who is looking after our best interests?

BY T.F. STERN This past weekend it was reported that a small news team attempted to “sneak a fake explosive device”  through a TSA checkpoint...

Just when we thought Kate Steinle’s family had endured the worst…

San Francisco court takes it to a new awful level BY ALLEN WEST I think it’s called “adding insult to injury” — some also call it...

Supreme Court Tellingly Rejects Lower Court Roadblock to Elimination of DACA Program

HERITAGE FOUNDATION, ALDEN ABBOTT On Dec. 20, in an unsigned, four-page opinion, the Supreme Court struck down a lower court order that severely burdened efforts by the...

A Presidential Pardon for America’s Toughest Sheriff?

BY BOB BARR While most Americans do not know the name of their local sheriff, they do know the name of Maricopa County, Arizona’s former...

Rutgers’ reach-out For Illegals Only a slap in the face of law and order

Rutgers University-Camden just hosted an event to teach illegals - to teach illegals and their families only - how to get into college. The...

Patriots’ Day

American Minute with Bill Federer The sun never set on the British Empire. It was the largest empire in world history. Out of nearly 200 countries...

Defining and Combating the Shadow Government

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ It is unmistakably clear that our federal government’s national security apparatus faces opposition from an ever-expanding and ever-ramifying network of individuals and...

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The Paradox of Prosperity

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON In Friedrich Hayek’s 1954 book Capitalism and the Historians, the late French philosopher and political economist Bertrand de Jouvenel noted a baffling...

Property Taxes on the Ballot

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The most famous ballot question on fiscal policy is California’s Proposition 13 passed in 1978. Voters passed the constitutional change to...

Long-Standing Precedents Point The Way For Senate Judiciary Committee To Restrain Twitter

BY BOB BARR Congress rarely deserves praise for acting swiftly to exercise its oversight responsibility, but the quick response by the Senate Judiciary Committee to...

What good might come from this evil epidemic?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I … congratulate you on the healthiness of your city . still Baltimore, Norfolk & Providence admonish us that we are not...