Unsustainable, unconstitutional general welfare spending
This is why our spending is neither right, nor correct.
Federal Income Tax turns 100
In truth, it wasn’t needed at all. Total federal tax revenue was at an all-time high in 1913.
The illegitimate federal commerce power
Instead, the commerce power was viewed as a necessary but limited means to preserve free trade in America.
Our Bill of Rights: Limiting federal power
Of course, the framers of the Constitution never set out to create a government with unbounded power.
Owning our failures to change our way
In fact, the Articles really didn’t create a national government; it established a “league of friendship” among the 13 sovereign states. Each state, no matter how large or small, had a single vote in Congress, and a two-thirds majority was needed to pass all laws.
The Meaning of our American Creed
In 1776, the American people were at war, fighting to preserve the common principles that bound them together in society. They were fighting to defend the fundamental truths set forth in the Declaration of Independence “that all men are created | Read More »
The origin of the American creed
In his second inaugural address, Barack Obama challenged us to live out the meaning of our creed as stated in the Declaration of Independence. But he then redefined those ideals to suit his political aims. Change is necessary, he said, | Read More »
The oath of office: making it meaningful again
Barack Obama will soon stand before Chief Justice John Roberts to recite the presidential oath of office—with his left hand on the Bible and his right hand raised, he’ll say: I, Barack Hussein Obama, do solemnly swear that I will | Read More »