In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue…
On October 11, 2019, President Trump issued a proclamation declaring October 14, 2019, as Columbus day. He did the same in previous years as did […]
We generally refrain from commenting on current events because such events almost always fade into obscurity along with the people responsible for those events. But there is something happening currently that is […]
What is the Price of Liberty?
John Philpot Curran answered part of the question when he uttered these words during a speech in Dublin in 1790: “The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal […]
Editor wrote a new post, The Supreme Court Keeps the Constitution Up-to-Date 9 months, 1 week ago
Once again the Supreme Court has taken a step to keep the Constitution up-to-date.
On February 20, 2019, the Court unanimously ruled that the prohibition against excessive fines contained in the Eighth […]
The Constitution of the United States is our Enduring Social Contract. Drawing on the ideas of great thinkers such as Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, our Founders devised a way to preserve […]
Every year at Christmas time, a new flock of educators, administrators, and political activists feel compelled to reveal their ignorance about the Establishment Clause of the U. S. Constitution and push what they […]
Her Speech Transcends Petty Bickering
The Founders of our Republic devised a remarkable system of government that has withstood many fiascos similar to the embarrassing displays of our current crop of partisan […]
The tragic Parkland Florida school shooting has again thrust the national debate about gun violence into the forefront. The immediate calls for “something has to be done,” bring out the usual activists who arg […]
Article 6 of the Constitution
The oath of office for United States Senators is required by Article 6 of the Constitution. It’s text is as follows:
“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and […]
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