John Hendrickson: To restore traditional federalism, states, as well as the people, will have to repent of progressivism and return to the principles of the Constitution.
John Hendrickson: The Electoral College is fundamental to our constitutional system of limited government, federalism, equal representation, and separation of powers.
Shane Vander Hart discusses the Parental Rights Amendment (H.J. Res. 121/S.J. Res. 48) with Will Estrada with the Home School Legal Defense Association.
Calls for the impeachment of President Donald Trump has reached fever pitch since Charlottesville. Shane Vander Hart asks, “impeach him for what?”
The Utah Legislature’s Commission on Federalism in connection with Utah Valley University recently created a free course called “Principles of Federalism.”
Jenna Ellis: We can’t accurately answer the question of “who do you say government is?” without answering “who do you say Jesus is?” first.
John Jay in The Federalist #2: “The country and this people seem to have been made for each other, and it appears as if it was the design of Providence.”
Chuck Grassley: Unlike nations that were founded on the basis of a common ethnic identity or loyalty to a monarch, ours is based on certain enduring principals.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and the Iowa Legislature need to rein in the unelected Iowa Civil Rights Commission before they further trample religious freedom.
If you were to ask most Americans what the highest level of government is, they would probably tell you the Federal Government. What’s the next highest level of government? They’d more than likely mention State governments and so-on “down” the list of governing entities until they began listing their city council or school board. This […]
President Barack Obama seems quite content to accomplish through executive order what he is able to see passed through Congress. He’s certainly not the first to do this, but his record is the most egregious of late. A couple of past examples, though he was working with a Democrat controlled House and Senate, he didn’t […]
As we celebrate American Independence, it is important to know what it means and what it doesn’t mean. It is important to know what to fight for and what to fight against. After 235 years of American Independence, we are once again in a fight for the survival of the United States. While militant Islam […]
Things Robert Reich does not understand: The TEA Party movement Conservatism Economics Tax history Regulatory history That Big Business in bed with Big Government is Crony Capitalism and not Free Market That our debt and deficit problems are spending problems and not revenue problems What Robert Reich pushes: Class Envy (which is a sin) TEA […]
In Indiana, you no longer have Fourth Amendment protections. You no longer have the right to resist unlawful police entry into your home. Bruce McQuain has the story. In a 3-2 decision, the Indiana Supreme Court essentially killed the Fourth Amendment because they didn’t want to escalate violence or somesuch nonsense. In a 3-2 decision, […]
Senator John Thune (R-SD) gave a good speech at CPAC, and he distinguished himself by providing more specificity than we have witnessed so far. The Senator spoke of the sanctity of the Constitution. He said that America does not need a new foundation because “the old foundation works just fine.” He invoked President Reagan’s leadership […]
The U.S. Senate passed President Barack Obama’s tax deal made with Republicans by an 81-19 margin. The plan extends for two years all Bush-era induvidual tax rates, prevents a spike in taxes on capital gains and dividends and renews long-term jobless insurance, while providing new tax relief for students, working families and businesses. I’ll be […]