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Presumption of Innocence vs. Assertion of Ownership

I find a strong parallel between the issues of past US slavery advocacy and modern day abortion advocacy.

The parallel I see is that slaves were considered to be legal property of the slave owner rather than unique human individuals – … 540 more words

History - Lessons

UISU: ​CONGRESS DEBATE ON AMENDMENTS TO SU CONSTITUTION

Aleshinloye Adeyemi

At the Congress, the Chairman of the Constitution Review Committee of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) was called upon to inform congressmen of the amendments to the Students’ Union Constitution, particularly Article XVI (Elections), Article V (Students’ Representative Council), Article IV (The Executives Committee of the Union) and VI (Accountability of Union Officials). 250 more words

News

Hate speech is free speech, Gov. Dean: Glenn Reynolds

Source: Hate speech is free speech, Gov. Dean: Glenn Reynolds

I tell my constitutional law students that there are a couple of statements that indicate that a speaker is a constitutional illiterate who can safely be ignored.

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Politics

Cases of Government Overreach According to the Constitution

Anyone that has talked to me about politics, or possibly even from reading my blogs have realized that I have a grievance with the federal government and their ability to do “whatever they want”. 977 more words

Political

First Principles - Speak After Thinking

“Speak seldom, but to important subjects, except such as particularly relate to your constituents, and, in the former case, make yourself perfectly master of the subject.” … 210 more words

First Principles

OUT: Trump removes Obama's pro-gun control surgeon general

(NationalSentinel) Second Amendment: With Barack Obama, it was all Left-wing politics, all the time. He didn’t appoint a Cabinet member or other political lackey without their being able to pass an Alt-Left litmus test of various issues, including their zeal for gun control. 491 more words

Trump Administration

Shutting Down The Government Isn't Just Stupid, It's Ineffective

Donald Trump has decided that now is the time to withhold funding for Obamacare subsidies for millions of low-income Americans if he doesn’t get funding for his border wall. 728 more words