Happy Constitution Day!

John Hendrickson: Federalism is a cornerstone of American constitutionalism and it also is a major part of the nation’s constitutional and political history.

Jeff Flake’s Faux Constitutional Crisis

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.

On Constitution Day, Government Officials Should Remember Their Limits

Our Constitution created a federal government designed to be limited, and on this Constitution Day, our government officials should remember those limits.

The First Amendment Protects Speech That We Don’t Like

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.

National Popular Vote vs. Electoral College

The Electoral College encourages coalition building, gives a voice to big and small states, and discourages voter fraud. We must protect it.

Dump the Death Penalty, but Fight for Taxpayer-Funded Abortions?

Democrats advocate in their 2016 draft platform ending the death penalty for murders and forcing taxpayers to fund the murder of innocent, preborn babies.

Democrats Go Wild Over Gun Bills Debated in Iowa House

Kelvey Vander Hart: Iowa House Democrats appear to lose all ability to debate civilly when it comes to gun rights protected by the Constitution.

Cruz, Fiorina and Santorum Answer: What is Practical Federalism?

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.

Mike Huckabee on the Supreme Court, But What About Bush v. Gore?

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.

Rand Paul Releases Declaration of War Against Islamic State

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.

The President’s Unilateral Action

Most of my liberal pals are positively giddy about President Obama’s announcement…

Sam Clovis: Obama Might Have a Pen, But Does He Have a Constitution?

Sioux City, IA – Sam Clovis, Republican candidate for the United States…

A Renewed Call for a Federal Marriage Amendment

The solution to the marriage issue is to adopt a federal marriage amendment which protects traditional marriage.

The Declaration and the Constitution

Watch the first lecture of the “Introduction to the Constitution” series from Dr. Larry Arnn the President of Hillsdale College.

American Exceptionalism

The pillars of American Exceptionalism, many enshrined in the Bill of Rights, must be restored to their former beauty.

James Madison’s Insight Into Today’s Abuse of Power

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.