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The Constitution—Fabius Letter 5

Observations on the Proposed Constitution. John Dickinson, in a series of letters published in the Delaware Gazette under the signature of Fabius, offers support for the new constitution...

Executive: Powers and Duties

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 37,  EXECUTIVE: POWERS AND DUTIES Sec. 1483. Having thus...

The Constitution—Fabius Letter 4

Observations on the Proposed Constitution. John Dickinson, in a series of letters published in the Delaware Gazette under the signature of Fabius, offers support for the new constitution...

On Fairness – Mortimer J. Adler

Adler briefly discusses the difference between fairness and justice, equality and inequality, and how various crimes and violations of rights fit in this discussion. by...

Kant and Mill on Ethics – Mortimer J. Adler

Adler briefly discusses Immanuel Kant & J.S. Mill on ethics, applies it to moral obligation, rights, the general welfare, and the pursuit of happiness. by...

Happiness vs Being Happy, Mortimer J. Adler

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. That fact that everyone has a right to pursue happiness suggests that happiness is attainable -- in some degree --...

World War I: Middle East Oil, Lusitania, Spanish Flu, & the story of Sergeant...

American Minute with Bill Federer "The Great War" began in 1914 between Germany and its allies, against England and France and their allies. Battles were fought in Europe, Africa, the Pacific Islands, China,...

Bioethics In a Brave New World

BY PAUL G. KENGOR In the late 1980s, as a pre-med major at the University of Pittsburgh, I pulled many all-nighters at Scaife Hall at...

Balance Between Law Enforcement and Lawful Gun Ownership Must be Restored

BY BOB BARR In the United States, where the Constitution is — or is supposed to be — the supreme law of the land, two...

The Constitution—Fabius Letter 3

Observations on the Proposed Constitution. John Dickinson, in a series of letters published in the Delaware Gazette under the signature of Fabius, offers support for the new constitution...

Prohibitions on the States – Tonnage Duties – Making War

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 35,  PROHIBITONS ON THE STATES - TONNAGE DUTIES...

From the Dawn of the American Twilight

BY EARL H. TILFORD, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM Fifty years ago this spring, my wife and I, both Air Force intelligence officers, returned to...

Constitution—Fabius Letter II

Observations on the Proposed Constitution. John Dickinson, in a series of letters published in the Delaware Gazette under the signature of Fabius, offers support for the new constitution...

Booker T. Washington and Martin Luther King, Jr on Love of Neighbor, Black &...

American Minute with Bill Federer Booker T. Washington was born in a slave hut on a plantation in Franklin County, Virginia, APRIL 5, 1856. He taught himself...

Susanna M. Salter: The First Woman Mayor

Though largely forgotten today outside of Kansas, Susanna M. Salter helped women break the political glass ceiling. BY LAWRENCE W. REED On this date—April 4—in 1887,...

Lamb of God sacrificed on Passover – Resurrected on Feast of First Fruits –...

American Minute with Bill Federer In his Easter Address, April 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan stated: "This week Jewish families and friends have been celebrating Passover ... Its observance reminds all of...

EPA’s totalitarian assault on America

After using phony transparency and dialogue to target auto racing, then all fossil fuel use BY DUGGAN FLANAKIN Biden-Harris Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan is...

The Constitution—Fabius Letter 1

Observations on the Proposed Constitution. John Dickinson, in a series of letters published in the Delaware Gazette under the signature of Fabius, offers support for the new constitution being...

The Epistemological Question: The Theory of Knowledge

A Mini-Course in Epistemology, by Dr. Jonathan Dolhenty This mini-course deals with the question of the trustworthiness of human knowledge. In discussing this question we...

Weekly Story – A Reasonable Creature

Weekly Story Excerpted from the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin.   So Convenient a Thing. ————— IBELIEVE I have omitted mentioning that in my first voyage from Boston, being becalmed off Block Island,...