Archive | February, 2018

The Constitution Isn’t Silly Putty: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #102

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” A lot of people seem to think the Constitution is Silly Putty. The call it “malleable” and claim politicians can shape it into any form that fits the current political climate. They’re wrong. In fact, the whole point of a written Constitution was to ensure that powers of government were […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #100: Ideology and the Constitution

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” After a seven month hiatus, Thoughts from Maharrey Head is back with episodeĀ #100! We all have ideologies. They help us make sense of a complex world and provide us with a lens through which we can evaluate events. But ideologies can get us in trouble when we become unable to […]

Constitution 101: The Judiciary and Judicial Review

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The federal judiciary has arguably become the most powerful branch of the general government. Opinions issued by nine politically connected lawyers have redefined marriage throughout the entire United States, authorized the internment of American citizens and dictated what kinds of decorations cities can display in their parks. Federal courts were never intended to wield this […]