Browsing All posts tagged under »The Constitution«

Politico Founding Editor Wants To Rewrite Constitution Because Of Trump

September 27, 2022 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ President Donald Trump isn’t even currently in office but his mere existence has such a powerful effect on Politico founding editor John F. Harris that he wants to drastically rewrite the U.S. Constitution. Rather than be embarrassed about wanting to upend the document that guarantees our freedoms and form of government, […]

The Left’s Revealing Overreaction To Attorney General Barr’s Landmark Speech

November 25, 2019 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ Watching the hysterical reaction of the radical left—such as Ruth Marcus of The Washington Post—to Attorney General William Barr’s thoughtful, well-reasoned, important speech at the Federalist Society convention on the constitutional doctrine of the unitary executive is like history repeating itself. Liberals had the same overreaction to then-Attorney General Edwin […]

The ‘Real’ Miracle In Philadelphia, 1787

November 13, 2017 by

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By Frank Hill ~ A young person said this recently: “The Founders were all white privileged men” To which the answer was: “Yes. And your point is?” “They wrote the Constitution to protect their interests. It was stacked for rich white men from the beginning.” Which is also mostly true at the time. “Do you […]

Actress Branded ‘Inappropriate’ By Liberals For Speaking About Constitution

September 22, 2017 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ It’s a sad world we live in where talking about the Constitution is considered inappropriate for children. But for actress Janine Turner (Northern Exposure), these are the accusations she faced from parents of the students she teaches about the Constitution. A former board member, who is a current member of the […]

The Emerging New World

September 22, 2017 by

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By Herbert London ~ It is clear that the free exchange of opinion that once characterized university life is now being challenged. The avatars of social justice have arrogated to themselves the role of arbiter in the university curriculum. But it hasn’t stopped there. Now monuments of the past are being put through the probity […]

Without This Woman, American Might Not Have A Bill Of Rights

May 31, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ You didn’t log on to the internet or switch on cable television in 1788 Boston to obtain breaking news of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. You hiked to the nearest tavern or coffeehouse to pick up a copy of the latest newspaper to learn what—in those days of rudimentary communication—passed […]

Here’s What The Founders Thought About Term Limits

December 17, 2016 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ With the sudden dominance of Republicans in Congress, state legislatures, and, of course, the White House, conservatives have an incredible opportunity to restore constitutional principles to government. Several lawmakers have brought back the old idea of congressional term limits to “drain the swamp” on Capitol Hill. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and […]

Why We Use Electoral College, Not Popular Vote

November 8, 2016 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The Electoral College remains in place over two centuries after the framers of the Constitution empowered it to select presidents. Though occasionally maligned, this system of electing a chief executive has been incredibly successful for the American people. Many modern voters might be surprised to learn that when they step into […]

Ben Carson And Islam

September 26, 2015 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ Hard on the manufactured controversy over what Donald Trump did not say about President Obama and Islam, we now have a controversy over what Ben Carson clearly did say about Islam – namely, that he does not believe it is consistent with the U.S. Constitution and that he “would not advocate that we put a […]

Congress Must Hold Obama Accountable For His Deception Over Iran

July 27, 2015 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ By lying and withholding information about the agreement, he gives aid and comfort to America’s enemy. The president “must certainly be punishable for giving false information to the Senate.” One can imagine hearing such counsel from a contemporary United States senator on the receiving end of President Obama’s “full disclosure” […]

What The Role Of ‘We The People’ Is

July 5, 2015 by

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By Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D. Founder of The Heritage Foundation ~ “We the People.” We’ve heard that phrase so often it’s easy to overlook its significance. But as we mark our nation’s birthday, we should take a moment to ask ourselves: What is the role of the people? Our nation is unique because of its universal founding […]

Thanks, But…

November 27, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I know that Thanksgiving is the day we are all supposed to review a list of all the things for which we should be thankful and surely each of us has a list, usually family and friends, and, patriotically, for being Americans. What makes this Thanksgiving different from those that have […]

America’s Suicide Pact With Communism

April 10, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ It was a Founder and our second President, John Adams, who said “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” He was right and I am sure he would be appalled to know that the Constitution has since […]

Too Much Power In Washington

September 8, 2013 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ At a dinner party last week a friend said, “I’m going to say one word and I’d like you to answer in one word.” “Okay.” “Snowden.” I had to think for several seconds. “Ambivalence,” was my response. Edward J. Snowden shocked me with revelations of the extent to which government spies […]

The Crimes Of An Ideological Agenda

June 10, 2013 by

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By Frank Salvato ~ “Let us disappoint the men who are raising themselves upon the ruin of this Country.” — John Adams The number of scandals involving the encroachment of the Obama Administration into – and onto – the constitutional rights of American citizens is beyond stunning. And it is without question criminal in many […]

We The People? Or, We The Slaves?

March 27, 2013 by

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By Edward Cline ~ The Preamble of the Constitution reads: We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this […]

NYT Op-ed: ‘Let’s Give Up on the Constitution’

January 1, 2013 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Well, at least we know one of the New Year’s resolutions on a certain radical professor’s list. That resolution, undermining the Constitution whenever and wherever possible to serve the “progressive” agenda, has been on the list of the paper for which this professor wrote for quite a while. On Sunday, in […]

Do We Really Have A Free Press?

July 25, 2010 by

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From The Editor At Family Security Matters (FSM) By its very nature, this is a long post, and very well worth your while reading it…..TonyfromOz. AN ETHICAL PRESS? Scandals connected with the behavior of journalists who subscribed to the now-defunct “Journolist” private web forum have once again opened up the debate about what role the […]

American Minute – Alexander Hamilton

July 12, 2008 by

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He intentionally fired into the air, but his political rival, Aaron Burr, took deadly aim & fatally shot him ina duel JULY 11, 1804. Born in the West Indies, he fought in the Revolution & was aide-de-camp to General Washington. He helped write the Constitution & convinced States to ratify it by writing The Federalist Papers.