Forget the Supreme Court

On Friday, November 6th 2009, I called into a conference call hosted by The Federalist Society (I’m a member) which featured speakers such as Peter Urbanowicz and David B. Rivkin, Jr on the topic on National Health-care. The speakers really knew their stuff but they and the callers who asked questions basically accepted the notion…

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A Look at the Heritage Guide to the U.S. Constitution

Here is my latest book review from THE NEW AMERICAN. The Federalist Society has compiled a “Conservative & Libertarian Legal Scholarship: Annotated Bibliography” to collect what they deem to be the best legal analysis of every aspect of American law. Their recommended reading for constitutional law contains the following advice: “The Heritage Foundation has published…

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Repeal the 17th Amendment!

The fall of constitutional government and the deterioration of state sovereignty can mostly be traced to the disastrous decision to change the election of US Senators from the states to the actual citizens in an effort to make the Constitution “more democratic” via the 17th amendment. Randall Holcombe of The Independent Institute highlights how this…

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Obama and War Powers

Recently, some prominent liberals have made significant efforts to disparage the tenth amendment/state sovereignty movement as ignorant, fringe, rightwing nut-jobs. But truly principled liberals* who desire a peaceful foreign policy are over looking how Jeffersonian constitutionalism of a limited federal government could actually help to halt the unnecessary U.S. interventions abroad. For an example, did…

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