April 24, 2017
Originalism Living Constitution
Politics

Constitutional Originalism or the “living Constitution”: Gorsuch’s nomination and a tale of two law profs

April 4, 2017 Bookworm 1

The Gorsuch nomination, pitting Originalism against a “living Constitution,” is a fight for America’s soul — so pay attention because this is important! Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination has brought to the fore the seemingly dry argument about two competing theories of Constitutional interpretation, Originalism and the “living Constitution.” Gorsuch himself [Read More]

Obama

If We Can Keep It

March 23, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    The story goes that as he was leaving the hall, the newly drafted Constitution approved and signed, a woman approached Benjamin Franklin and asked him what kind of government the delegates gave America. Franklin replied: “a republic, if you can keep it.” To read the rest, go [Read More]

No Picture
Donald Trump

Conservative Violence: The Horror

March 15, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    Often, reading the work of others, such as my colleague and pal, Bookworm,  gives me ideas for articles. Nearly as often, comments by readers do the same, such as this one by nunnyadayambiddness: Something that I have been noticing for some time now, related to firearms and the general [Read More]

Scott Pruitt
Politics

The WaPo’s lovely palpitations about new EPA head Scott Pruitt

March 10, 2017 Bookworm 0

Even jaded conservatives will enjoy the WaPo’s hysterical palpitations just because Scott Pruitt will return the EPA to its original anti-pollution mission. Just when you think the mainstream media has lost the power to charm, the Washington Post comes out with an article about Scott Pruitt’s statement disputing the Chicken Little [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

Second Amendment New News

March 7, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    In the early days of the Trump Administration, there continue to be positive developments for Americans that support the entire Constitution—particularly the Second Amendment–and the rule of law. Bill Tallen, a friend from Wyoming, firearm and tactics sensei, and all around good guy, recently e-mailed this report: [Read More]

Politics

Global Warming Rocks The Vote

January 7, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    Do you, gentle readers, harbor contempt for the self-imagined elite of Ivy League universities? Do you laugh at their smug self-righteousness, the absolute self-assurance of their intellectual and moral superiority, merely because they attended Yale, Harvahd, etc? Prepare to enter into an entirely new realm of righteous [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And Life, Part 6

November 29, 2016 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    Having had time to think about the last article in this series, perhaps readers are asking why it’s necessary to discuss political philosophy. Isn’t this, after all, a series of articles about guns? Gun ownership is an express–not an implied–unalienable right acknowledged by the Constitution. There is [Read More]

No Picture
Donald Trump

TRUMP?! Trump.

November 9, 2016 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel   Struggling with a nasty sinus infection, I went to bed last night about 2200, uneasy about America’s future. I awoke to a new reality. Donald Trump? President -Elect Donald J. Trump?! Trump. For many years now, I’ve been reduced to voting for the candidate I believed would do [Read More]

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton: A Pardoner’s Tale?

November 2, 2016 mcdanielm 1

By: Mike McDaniel    With the newest Hillary Clinton debacle, the issue of presidential pardons has, once again, come up. As I’ve been writing for quite some time, I have no doubt Barack Obama will, in a veritable blizzard of pardons, absolve Hillary Clinton and anyone else that could possibly do [Read More]

Donald Trump

Donald Trump: Destroyer of the old globalist order

October 10, 2016 Bookworm 0

A friend told me something very significant: This election is not between leftist and conservative or Democrat and Republican. It is, instead, an election pitting the globalists against the populists (or patriots, if you prefer). On the one hand, the Hillary hand, you have people: who don’t care that jobs [Read More]