Category Archives: Politics

Book Review: The People Themselves: Popular Constitutionalism and Judicial Review

Larry D. Kramer has constructed a masterful work here that belongs in every American’s library. When it comes to subjects like judicial review, many author’s, themselves often constitutional attorneys, have a tendency to go out of their way to try … Continue reading

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Book Review: ORIGINAL INTENT: The Courts, The Constitution and Religion

I do not recall the last time I enjoyed a book as much as this one. Mr. Barton’s painstaking research is evident throughout this magnificent work. I am one of those book destroyers who make personal notations in the margins … Continue reading

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Book Review: ON TWO WINGS: Humble Faith and Common Sense at the American Founding

In a word, BRILLIANT!!!! We seem to be surrounded today by people who have wrongly interpreted the intentions of the nation’s founders regarding religion. Novak decisively eradicates the false theories being pushed on our society, even by our own judicial … Continue reading

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The Danger of Over-promising and Under-delivering

“The number one goal of the economic stimulus plan is to create 3 million jobs over the next two years, less than 20% of which will be government jobs.” ~ Barack Hussein Obama  While I’m finding it difficult to find … Continue reading

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Book Review: THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE WALL OF SEPARATION BETWEEN CHURCH AND STATE

I believe Daniel Dreisbach, assistant professor in the Department of Justice, Law and Society at American University, is perhaps the single most underrated American historian today. Though this book, THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE WALL OF SEPARATION BETWEEN CHURCH AND STATE is far … Continue reading

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COMPROMISE: The Politically Correct Way to Mediocrity

“Marriage is all about compromise. When we got married my wife wanted a cat. I wanted a dog. So we compromised and got a cat.” ~ Jeff Bingham ~ Rules of Engagement  I was reminded of this earlier this week … Continue reading

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Socialism vs. Capitalism

A few years ago I swore off of writing on political topics. The frustration level just got to be too much to bear. But the recent advent of the “Occupy Wall Street” protests and the attack on capitalism has prompted … Continue reading

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