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Are The U.S. Legal Profession And Case Law Truly Antiquated?

Op-Ed by Catherine Frompovich Activist Post April 22, 2017   Are The U.S. Legal Profession And Case Law Truly Antiquated?     Here’s something to consider, I offer.  The law as practiced and enforced in the USA is antiquated!  Why do I say that, especially since I studied law; was first in my class and […]

Are The U.S. Legal Profession And Case Law Truly Antiquated?

Rand Paul Reintroduces “FAIR Act” to Restore Respect for the 5th Amendment

Rand Paul Reintroduces “FAIR Act” to Restore Respect for the 5th Amendment

By Against Crony Capitalism March 18, 2017   Rand Paul Reintroduces “FAIR Act” to Restore Respect for the 5th Amendment     The police shouldn’t just be able to take your stuff. (From The Libertarian Republic)   Specifically, the bill looks to target and limit civil asset forfeiture of citizens who have not been convicted […]


The Government Is Still the Enemy of Freedom

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute March 13, 2017   The Government Is Still the Enemy of Freedom   My friends, we’re being played for fools. On paper, we may be technically free. In reality, however, we are only as free as a government official may allow. We only think we live in a […]

Run for Your Life: The American Police State Is Coming to Get You

John W. Whitehead - How to Survive an Encounter with the Police

How to Survive an Encounter with the Police

By The Rutherford Institute February 11, 2017   How to Survive an Encounter with the Police   As the nation’s law enforcement agencies have become more militarized and trained to view the citizenry as enemy combatants who must comply with any and all police orders, encounters between police and members of the public have become […]


The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

By Gary M. Galles Foundation for Economic Education February 3, 2017   The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore     Following Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court, my morning commute was wall-to-wall with it, including plenty of weasel words (e.g., Senator Schumer’s fixation on tarring him as “outside the mainstream”) and heat (e.g., […]

The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

Libertarian Party Chairman Denounces Ron Paul’s Support for States’ Rights

Libertarian Party Chairman Denounces Ron Paul’s Support for States’ Rights

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute January 3, 2017   Libertarian Party Chairman Denounces Ron Paul’s Support for States’ Rights     Speaking with host Marc Clair in a Lions of Liberty Podcast interview released last week. Libertarian National Committee Chairman Nicholas Sarwark denounced Ron Paul’s support for states’ rights. Sarwark made the comments after, […]


Markets, Not Elections, Are Where Your Choices Truly Matter

By Gary M. Galles Foundation for Economic Education August 30, 2016   Markets, Not Elections, Are Where Your Choices Truly Matter     As November’s election nears, democracy is increasingly invoked as an ideal. Anyone ahead in any poll touts it as evidence they are on “the right side of history” because they better reflect […]

There is a form of democracy that far better satisfies the criteria to be an ideal – free market capitalism, which represents democratic self-government.

Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

By Mises Institute August 14, 2016   Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means   Judge Napolitano, the great constitutional scholar and legal analyst for Fox News, recently gave a dynamite talk to our Mises U students on the real meaning of the 1st Amendment. While many protections in the Bill of Rights […]


‘We the Prisoners’: The Demise of the Fourth Amendment

‘We the Prisoners’: The Demise of the Fourth Amendment

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 30, 2016     “Our carceral state banishes American citizens to a gray wasteland far beyond the promises and protections the government grants its other citizens… When the doors finally close and one finds oneself facing banishment to the carceral state—the years, the walls, the rules, the […]


Freedom Isn’t Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org May 4, 2016   Freedom Isn’t Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year   In his article on conscription today, Ron Paul writes: Some proponents of a military draft justify it as “payback” for the freedom the government provides its citizens. Those who make this argument are embracing the collectivist premise […]

Freedom Isn't Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI 'Sprawling' Hacking Powers

Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI ‘Sprawling’ Hacking Powers

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams April 30, 2016   Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI ‘Sprawling’ Hacking Powers Absent action by Congress, the rule change will go into effect in December     The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday quietly approved a rule change that would allow a federal magistrate judge to issue […]


We Need Separation of Bathroom and State

By Roy Cordato Mises.org April 25, 2016   We Need Separation of Bathroom and State   The saga of the so-called Charlotte bathroom ordinance — and the state of North Carolina’s response to it — has taken on a life of its own. At the national level leftists are accusing North Carolina of bigotry while, in […]

We Need Separation of Bathroom and State

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Rights Versus Wishes

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com April 20, 2016   Rights Versus Wishes   Here is what presidential aspirant Sen. Bernie Sanders said: “I believe that health care is a right of all people.” President Barack Obama declared that health care “should be a right for every American.” The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: “Every […]


The Slippery Slope: It’s Not Just the Unborn Being Denied Rights Under the Constitution

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute April 9, 2016   The Slippery Slope: It’s Not Just the Unborn Being Denied Rights Under the Constitution   “The unborn person doesn’t have constitutional rights.”—Hillary Clinton, Meet the Press (April 3, 2016) When presidential candidate Hillary Clinton declares that unborn babies do not have constitutional rights, she’s […]

Run for Your Life: The American Police State Is Coming to Get You