John Hendrickson: Federalism is a cornerstone of American constitutionalism and it also is a major part of the nation’s constitutional and political history.
Shane Vander Hart: U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said President Trump would cause a constitutional crisis if he fired Special Counsel Robert Mueller and then Congress would have no recourse but to impeach. Senator Flake has that backward, Congress would be the cause, not President Trump.
Our Constitution created a federal government designed to be limited, and on this Constitution Day, our government officials should remember those limits.
Shane Vander Hart: The First Amendment doesn’t just protect speech we like. The whole point is that it protects speech those who govern may not like.
The Electoral College encourages coalition building, gives a voice to big and small states, and discourages voter fraud. We must protect it.
Democrats advocate in their 2016 draft platform ending the death penalty for murders and forcing taxpayers to fund the murder of innocent, preborn babies.
Kelvey Vander Hart: Iowa House Democrats appear to lose all ability to debate civilly when it comes to gun rights protected by the Constitution.
In New Hampshire Ted Cruz (R-TX), Carly Fiorina, and Rick Santorum (R-PA) define “practical federalism” at an event hosted by American Principles Project.
When Mike Huckabee states that the Supreme Court has no authority to make laws he is reiterating something that is taught in almost every school.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) released a draft Declaration of War resolution against Islamic State (ISIS) that he will introduce when Congress returns in December.
Most of my liberal pals are positively giddy about President Obama’s announcement Thursday night concerning his plan to take executive action on immigration. They are thrilled by the sincerity and compelling delivery of his speech to the nation in which he outlined his plans. Plans that they are convinced were long overdue. Almost universally, they […]
Sioux City, IA – Sam Clovis, Republican candidate for the United States Senate, took issue with comments made by President Obama during a cabinet meeting Tuesday where the President bolstered his willingness to circumvent Congress and the Constitution by use of Executive Actions. During the meeting, the President was quoted as saying “We’re not just […]
The solution to the marriage issue is to adopt a federal marriage amendment which protects traditional marriage.
Watch the first lecture of the “Introduction to the Constitution” series from Dr. Larry Arnn the President of Hillsdale College.
The pillars of American Exceptionalism, many enshrined in the Bill of Rights, must be restored to their former beauty.
With Federalist 51 it seems that James Madison could see into the future with the current disregard of checks and balances, but he just knew human nature.