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We Still Need the Electoral College

BY JOHN AND ANDY SCHLAFLY Donald Trump won a spectacular victory, fair and square. Special thanks are due to his triumvirate of conservative advisers, Steve...

I would LOVE to, but …

Thomas Jefferson Leadership  no person on earth can entertain a higher idea than I do of the value of your collection ... and I very...

Do THIS only, and the vast majority will support us.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... that all should be satisfied with any one order of things is not to be expected: but I indulge the pleasing...

Does government help or hurt?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP when we consider that this government is charged with the external & mutual relations only of these states, that the states themselves...

Debate: Army Appropriations Bill (1878)—Part V

American Debate Following the nation-wide riots in 1877, Congress debates appropriating money for the Army. Rep. William Kimmel (D., Maryland) argues for funding the militia,...

The Change Liberals Want Most

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY If liberals could change the United States Constitution any way they like, what would they most want to change? The answer is...

Obamacare Versus the U.S. Constitution

BY ALAN CARUBA In a nation where Congress has already determined how much water your toilet tank can hold and whether you can purchase a...

America’s Dark Mood

By Alan Caruba It is possible for an entire nation to suffer depression? Not the financial, but the emotional kind. I have not spoken to anyone,...

System Failure on a Global Scale

By Alan Caruba We are living in times when the structures involving the global financial system, national security, and self-governance are under attack, decaying, or...

Commentary—Reynolds on Second Amendment Penumbras

Democratic Thinker, American Thought DISCLAIMER: Democratic Thinker is a member of the National Rifle Association and supports the right of all citizens to defend themselves...

The Mormon Thing

By Alan Caruba Article VI, U.S. Constitution: “…No religious test shall ever been required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the...

Franklin: Freedom of the Press

Democratic Thinker, American Debate Benjamin Franklin, after the adoption of the Federal Constitution, ponders the abuse of the constitutionally protected freedom on the press. But...

President Bobblehead

By Alan Caruba As President Obama’s head moved robotically from left to right and back again while his eyes followed the scroll of text on...

Flash Mobs: Being Young, Black, and Male in America Today

By Alan Caruba Those who follow my commentaries know that I rarely discuss race in America. I find it an unhappy topic at best and,...

A Balanced Budget Amendment is No Panacea

By Alan Caruba As this is being written, early Sunday evening, the House has passed Speaker Boehner’s legislation, rejected on arrival in the Senate, and...

Demophilus—Principles of the English Constitution: English Constitution

Principles of the Ancient English Constitution, Democratic Thinker Shortly after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, a writer under the pseudonym of Demophilus publishes...

The Civil War Began 150 Years Ago – April 12, 1861

By Alan Caruba The American Civil War began one hundred and fifty years ago on April 12, 1861. Historians will tell you that the South never...

Nullification in 2011!

The answer, other than an appeal to the courts, is nullification. This term is defined as the assertion that States can and should refuse to enforce unconstitutional federal laws.

Any Fool Can Understand the Commerce Clause

America, at all levels generates so many laws that the system requires a legion of lawyers to deal with them. The result is a lack of respect for all laws short of the Ten Commandments.

What Communism Feels Like

By Alan Caruba Recently I received an email and requested permission to share it. It says a great deal about the danger of a...

Our Stealth Congress

By Alan Caruba We are living in an era in which our Congress and much of our government operates like a stealth bomber, destroying...

It’s Muslim Terrorists, Stupid, Not Americans!

When was the last time an American terrorist got on a commercial airliner and attempted to blow it up mid-flight?