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The Degeneracy of War: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #112

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” James Madison warned that a country could not preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare. The U.S. has been embroiled in war for decades. If you care about limited government and freedom, this should concern you deeply. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #90: Sanctuary Cities and the Tenth Amendment

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” This episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I explain why the recent Federal District Court injunction on Pres. Trump’s “sanctuary city” was a big win for the Constitution. Earlier this week, U.S. District Judge William Orrick slapped an injunction on Trump’s executive order relating to so-called sanctuary cities. The EO […]

Sanctuary City Injunction a Win for the Tenth Amendment

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If you consider yourself a “conservative” who believes in upholding the Constitution, you should celebrate at least one aspect of the injunction a federal judge slapped on Pres. Trump’s “sanctuary city” executive order. Many conservatives have already expressed outrage at the injunction issued by U.S. District Judge William Orrick Tuesday, citing the decision as another […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #78: The Trump Executive Order that Could Kick Off WWIII

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about an obscure provision in a proposed Trump executive order that could set the stage for World War III. Hyperbole? I don’t think so. There has been a lot of talk about a proposed Trump executive order relating to refugees. […]

Executive Orders

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In his first full day in office, Pres. Trump signed a number of executive orders. His actions have rekindled fierce debate on the legitimacy of EOs. A lot of people seem to adopt one of two extremes. On the one hand, many argue the president can legitimately issue executive orders with virtually no limitation. The […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #71: Following the Constitution in the Trump Era

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” Some people seem to think a Trump presidency means the federal government will be more faithful to the Constitution. Does it? In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about it. Several people I know have expressed optimism that a Trump presidency will mean fewer unconstitutional federal actions. […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #70: Post-Election Musings

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I do a little bit of post-election analysis. Campaign season has mercifully ended, and Americans have cast their votes. The Donald Trump victory surprised most, pleased some and threw others into a total meltdown. So what are the implications for the future, […]

133 Words or Less: The Left’s Chickens Come Home to Roost

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Here’s my post-election prediction: the left will suddenly become very interested in limiting the power of the federal government. Expansive executive power was great when their guy was in charge. But in a few months,¬†Donald J. Trump inherits all of that unconstitutional presidential authority. For years, I’ve preached the danger of ignoring Constitutional limits just […]