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Dr. Thomas DiLorenzo Discusses Hamilton’s Curse and Hamilton Fan Boys

US_$10_Series_2003_obverse When Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced Alexander Hamilton's removal from his featured position on the ten dollar bill, economists, pundits and historians responded. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke expressed his dismay in a blog post, which was reposted by his current employer, the left-wing think tank Brookings Institution. Bernanke wrote, "Hamilton, the first Secretary […]

Cruz Proposes Amendments in Op-Ed

TedCruz042515 If my frustration level wasn't high enough with all the insanity of Congress, "His Lowness," and the Supreme Court (In)Justices, the email from Mark Campbell at Cruz for President appearing in my inbox exploded all the lit bulbs on the Christmas tree. First of all, I have not subscribed to anything from Ted Cruz, any […]

Why it Matters that Our Rights Come from God

dec1 In our last two posts on rights (here and here), we discovered two things.  First, we discovered what it means to have rights.  We gave "rights" a definition to help us understand what we are talking about. I wrote: Rights then are the things that we should be able to do or enjoy simply because […]

Where Rights Come from Matters

bill-of-rights-1 Almost without exception, if you want something you are doing to be accepted in today's society, all you have to do is claim that it is your right.  "I have the right to do such and such."  "You cannot take my right to this."  "Rights" are now the call word or battle cry of all […]

The Shark That Killed Thousands in the United States

uzkxigtzhndkqhqhfs1e I have recently spent a lot of time in North Carolina doing events and working with wonderful Patriots that teach our Institute on the Constitution courses of instruction.  So when I saw the headline "Dangerous Shark Attacks on the North Carolina Coast," I had to read it.  Two teenagers were seriously injured in separate shark […]

TAA Shot Down - TPA Passes: America Loses and Constitution Undermined

tpa-vote The unconstitutional authority contained in the Trade Adjustment Assistance was shot down on Friday. However, it was a Republican Congress that managed to pass the Trade Promotion Authority. The Associated Press reports: The House derailed a high-profile White House-backed trade bill on Friday, a humiliating defeat for President Barack Obama inflicted by Democratic Leader Nancy […]

Decoration Day 2015

Memorial-Day-2015-Photos-Images-HD-Instagram2 "Naturally, the common people don't want war ... but after all it is the leaders of a country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the […]

Baltimore, Black, White and Central Power

Baltimore-Democratic-Policies Recently, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that the Justice Department will investigate the Baltimore Police Department, an investigation that City Executive, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of Baltimore requested.  So it seems she is calling for an examination into her own failings?  Please take note that this investigation is distinguished from a separate civil rights probe which […]