On May 24, 1854, federal marshals arrested Anthony Burns, kicking off one of the most famous fugitive slave - and nullification - cases in U.S. history. (more…)Read more
Fed Launches “QE Lite” Program to Bail Out Banks
In the wake of two bank failures, on Sunday, March 12, the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury announced a bank bailout program that could be dubbed “QE Lite.” While not actually quantitative easing, it will have similar impacts on the financial system and could open the door to bigger bond-buying programs down the road...Read more
Uncovering the Root of Police Violence
On Jan. 7, Memphis police officers beat a black man to death. But this incident was a little different than past high-profile police brutality incidents. All of the officers involved were black. (more…)Read more
It’s Another Fake Debt Ceiling Fight
Here we go again. The clock is ticking down to another U.S. debt ceiling fight. (more…)Read more
Constitutional Genealogy: Benjamin Franklin’s First Articles of Confederation
Most people recognize that the Constitution evolved out of the Articles of Confederation. But the Articles were also part of a long evolution in political thought and constitutionalism that started long before the colonies’ quest for independence. An important touchstone in that evolution was a draft for a confederation proposed by Benjamin Franklin nearly a..Read more
George Mason Warned Us! The Federal Government Is Too Big!
Many antifederalists warned us about the dangers of centralized power. And George Mason was one of the most prominent. (more…)Read more
Did the Constitution Fail the People? Or Did the People Fail the Constitution?
Did the Constitution fail? A lot of people think it did. This popular quote by Lysander Spooner sums up the thoughts of many. (more…)Read more
Taking Gaslighting to New Heights White House Launches Propaganda Campaign to Cover Up Recession
The Biden administration has launched a full-press propaganda campaign to convince you that the economy isn't that bad. According to the White House spin team, you don’t have to worry about that recession anymore. They fixed it. (more…)Read more
The Constitution Isn’t Absolute?
Arguing that “high-caliber” weapons should be federally banned, President Joe Biden claimed, “Remember, the Constitution was never absolute.” Biden was merely advancing the popular notion of a “living breathing Constitution.” According to proponents of this theory, the founders “couldn’t have imagined” all of the changes that would happen over time, such as the development of high-powered,..Read more
Biden Wants to “Fix” the Meat Industry the Feds Broke to Begin With
Government breaks things. Then it often rides in on a white horse promising to “fix” the very things it broke. In the latest example of government claiming it will solve a problem it created to begin with, President Joe Biden has committed to "fixing" the rising cost of meat. (more…)Read more