Under the Constitution, the president has no authority to declare war, even if Congress tries to delegate that power to the executive branch.Details
Take any American history or political science course and you are certain to talk about the landmark Supreme Court case of Marbury v. Madison. I could probably also surmise that you will be told this is precisely the role the Constitution gave the judicial branch.
That, of course, would be wrong, but this would be one of many events the modern American educational system muffs on a regular basis.Details
People tend to view the colonies as essentially homogeneous, but in fact, they differed significantly in their cultures, religions, economies and political views.Details
Last week, I warned you about trusting lawyers to explain the Constitution. On this week’s episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I make an exception to that general advice.Details
The Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money allows it create all kinds of distortions in the marketplace. This is why we need more state actions to take on the Fed’s monetary monopoly.Details
Centralization of power in Washington D.C. is the biggest threat to our liberty. On the other hand constitutional decentralization is way out.Details
Federal agents, along with state and local police across the country, are still taking people’s stuff without due process. But some states are pushing back.Details