Jan 17, 2019 by Steve Byas From the Dakotas to Rhode Island to Kentucky, states are increasingly moving to use nullification as a method to curtail what they contend are unconstitutional actions by the U.S. government. Nullification is a political theory that has its origins in the very early years of the republic, championed by two … More Several States Invoking Nullification to Rein In Federal Government
August 9, 2018 by Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. As of midnight on August 3, a new law went into effect in Arizona that moved the state another leap forward toward recognizing gold and silver as money. The new statute does not replace the Federal Reserve notes, but it does put gold and silver on equal … More New Arizona Law Moves State One Step Closer to Sound Money
Mar 16, 2018 by Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. Despite being called the “Father of the Constitution,” there is no monument to James Madison in Washington, D.C. Well, there is a small statue of him inside the Library of Congress annex that bears his name, but it is dwarfed (as was the man himself) by the … More James Madison Mania?
Sept 15 , 2017 by Steve Byas Chanting, “No Trump, No KKK, no racist UVa,” and carrying signs which read, “Thomas Jefferson is a racist and a rapist,” radical protesters earlier this week attacked a statue in honor of Jefferson — at the university he founded. Neither campus police (the statue is university property) nor the … More Jefferson Latest Target of the Left at University of Virginia
Mar 17, 2017 by Selwyn Duke In the name of stopping Donald Trump, the courts are not only endangering Americans but could be ushering in “the end of the United States in any meaningful sense.” They’re doing this by creating, out of thin air, an “affirmative right to immigrate,” says senior Conservative Review editor Daniel … More Warning: Judges Creating “Affirmative Right to Immigrate”
Feb 4, 2017 by Selwyn Duke It’s no surprise the Democrats plan to fight against the nomination of President Trump’s Supreme Court pick, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals judge Neil Gorsuch. There are no confirmation battles like Supreme Court confirmation battles because, as we always hear, such a decision can “shape the country for a … More How to Drain the Judicial Swamp
Nov 18, 2016 by C. Mitchell Shaw The freedom to visit websites, communicate, and post to the Internet without the interference of government is a right people around the world should be able to take for granted. Unfortunately, for growing portion of the world’s population, that is not the case. In fact, the … More Is Online Freedom in Danger?
Virginia Faculty Denounce The University President’s Quotation of Thomas Jefferson In Post-Election Email November 15, 2016 jonathanturley We have previously discussed how students and faculty are stripping away the names and quotations of Founding Fathers and presidents from schools because they were slave owners or due to proven prejudices or biases. I have been critical of … More Virginia Faculty Denounce University President’s Quotation of Thomas Jefferson
June 23, 2016 by Warren Mass The Supreme Court’s tie 4-4 vote on June 23 in the case of United States v. Texas left intact a lower-court ruling that blocked the Obama administration from implementing its plan to shield millions of illegal immigrants from deportation and grant them the right to work legally in … More Supreme Court’s Tie Decision Leaves Intact Ruling Against Obama Amnesty Plan
January 04, 2016 By John W. Whitehead “When it gets down to having to use violence, then you are playing the system’s game. The establishment will irritate you – pull your beard, flick your face – to make you fight. Because once they’ve got you violent, then they know how to handle you. The only … More Playing the Government’s Game: When It Comes to Violence, We All Lose