When Congress makes a law beyond the Constitution, we should disregard it, and “punish them for the attempt.”Details
In 1817, James Madison vetoed a federal infrastructure spending bill on the grounds that the federal government had no such power under the constitution.Details
One of the most important founding fathers is someone that most people have never heard of.Details
How to make America “great” – Or any country for that matter? In a June 5, 1788 speech during the Virginia Ratifying Convention, Patrick Henry put it this way: That country is become a great, mighty, and splendid nation; not because their government is strong and energetic, but, sir, because liberty is its direct end…Details
If your favorite sports team was really awful, and you knew that they’d likely lose a vast majority of their games, would you be disappointed at the end of the season to learn that they did just what you expected them to do?
No, of course not.Details
“A free people claim their rights, as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift of their chief magistrate.”Details
If you’re counting on a federal politician to do what you want them to do, you’re going to be seriously disappointed. Here’s how Patrick Henry put it in a 1788 speech…Details