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Saturday Q&A: The outlook for constitutional reform


Robert Natelson is a scholar in constitutional jurisprudence at The Heartland Institute — an Illinois public policy think tank — and a constitutional expert whose research has been cited by U.S. Supreme Court justices 17 times since 2013. He spoke to the Trib regarding the constitutional reform movement. Q: […] Click here to view original…


Elon Musk’s businesses supported by taxpayer financing


GREEN CRONYISM ‘Quintessential Insider Deal’: Taxpayers Finance Family Ties of 2 Failing Green Companies Posted Friday, July 22, 2016 From – The Daily Signal – by Kevin Mooney Grassroots conservative activists who run a reboot of Ronald Reagan’s political action committee want to know why the government allows one failing company to buy another failing company while both…


FDA Approved Medicines Hidden


The Dirty Little Secret Pot Pushers Don’t Want You to Know About Cully Stimson / @cullystimson / Alexandra Seymour / August 04, 2016 / Many marijuana substitute drugs have been around since the 1980s. (Photo: Juan Luis Martinez GDA Photo Service/Newscom) Charles “Cully” Stimson is a leading expert in national security, homeland security, crime control,…


Proof Our Government is Corrupt


A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GOA) revealed what gun owners have always feared: the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has been illegally keeping data on firearms transactions. The GOA found that three of the ATF’s record keeping systems still retained information on gun dealers and purchasers that should have been deleted…


Residents learn about grassroots effort to create a ‘Convention of the states’


Attendee at the meet and greet studies literature on the process for calling a convention of states. What do the people do if the political classes ignore their concerns? Usually nothing. But sometimes they do a little more . . . Sometimes Popeye says, “That’s all I can stands, […] Click here to view original…


How Viennese Culture Shaped Austrian Economics


Schools of thought are frequently named after their country or place of origin. The Chicago School, the Frankfurt School, and the Scottish Enlightenment are just some of the many examples. The geographical place is a simple shorthand for something that would otherwise be difficult to specify and name. That is also the case for the…


Our Republican Constitution


In the first dozen years of America’s life, we were a democracy governed by the Articles of Confederation. That would change on March 4, 1789 when America would officially begin governing via the Constitution as a republic. As explained in the recently published Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of We the People…


RESTORING THE RULE OF LAW


With the States Leading the Way By Governor Greg Abbott Jan 8, 2016 [Editors note: this is an executive summary from Governor Abbott’s 91-page thesis on America returning to the rule of law. He has included nine proposed amendments to the Constitution. Take the link at the end to download the article in its entirety]…


COS Digest


A digest look at COS                                                       Rev: 5/7/16 Forward: The Constitution and Article V are very short narratives, but have a large scholarly library that can be formable in getting our heads around. Here…


Perception vs. Reality


By Gary L. Bauer July 25, 2016 A big debate erupted in the media over the weekend. Many talking heads feel our political discourse is “too dark.” They say the rhetoric is exaggerating America’s problems. My initial reaction is that many of the talking heads who live and work in the cloistered environments of Manhattan…


Have We Become a Nation of Servants?


Barry Brownstein July 25, 2016 Imagine you have been asked to watch a video of two teams passing a basketball and count the number of passes made by one of the teams. Now, suppose that in the middle of the action, a person wearing a full-bodied gorilla suit steps into the center of the scene…


Democrats Agree to Build a Wall


07/25/2016 Source: AAN  The Democrats have finally come around to the notion that secure borders keep us safe. Sort of… To the Democratic National Committee elites, keeping average Americans away from their convention is a good idea, while protecting the southern border from intruding terrorists, rapists and murderers is a bad one. The DNC has erected a four-mile…


Freedom or Slavery–how will you vote?


By Leesa Williams 7/24/16 I think you would agree with me, that our country has changed.  To hear the Replublicans balking, everything is falling apart and if you listen to the Democrats, things are not that bad.  But when you listen to polls, well the common American is fed up with the way our elected…


Nothing to Fear In Article V


The Convention of States Project has made huge inroads into educating Americans about what the FOUNDERS themselves put into our Constitution as a remedy to an overreaching federal government, who they presciently observed could become so onerous as to thwart the will of the people. Recently Texas Governor Greg […] Click here to view original…


GOP Platform: It’s Time to Get Rid of the EPA


By Michael Bastasch, July 19, 2016 The Republican Party’s 2016 platform proposes getting rid of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a massive regulatory body and turning it into an “independent bipartisan commission.” “We propose to shift responsibility for environmental regulation from the federal bureaucracy to the states and to transform the EPA into an…


The Tax Army is Growing


The Tax Army Is Three Times Larger than the US Army Chris Edwards Saturday, July 23, 2016 The Office of Management and Budget has released new data on the amount of time Americans spend complying with the federal tax code. Tax Foundation summarizes the data here. Individuals and businesses spend 8.9 billion hours a year…

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