James Madison Warned Us

When we allow the federal government to exercise undelegated powers for “good things,” it also opens the door for it to do “bad things.” James Madison warned us about this. The issue was federal authority to build roads and canals, or more generally to fund “internal improvements.” Madison insisted the federal government lacked the constitutional…

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How to Cut the Federal Bureaucracy

An open letter to Pres. Trump The bureaucracy is out of control enlarging itself at every turn.  Every political science Intro to Government text has a chapter addressing this problem convincingly showing why the government is unable to stop or even significantly slow this expansion and Ronald Reagan was the only president before you that…

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A Powerful Judiciary and Executive Is the Very Definition of Tyranny

For decades now, the Chief Executive, the Supreme Court, and the mammoth unaccountable federal bureaucracy have been operating FAR, FAR outside the Constitution, and too many folks just don’t seem to get it. Or worse, they don’t care. By our silence and routine submission to this endless stream of lawlessness we, in effect, further weaken the Constitution and jeopardize those safeguards that it embodies.

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