Is the Necessary and Proper Clause either Necessary or Proper?
I want to begin by saying that I believe the Preamble to the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, with the Bill of Rights included, comprise the most enlightened, ennobling, and beneficial documents ever penned by the hand of man. I also believe that the Constitution afforded the United States the greatest level of freedom and opportunity ever experienced by humanity. This freedom and opportunity | Read More »
Tax Day Proposal – Let the States Fund the More Perfect Union
Back when we beat them British there at Yorktown the American nation was a confederation of former colonies each operating under sovereign governments of their own. The original “gang of” (being 13, obviously) came together first under the Articles of Confederation then later with the Constitution that we know today (or should I say some of us know today . . . present administration, many | Read More »
The Great Civil Debate
From the day the Constitution was signed to the day it was ratified this country rang with the impassioned speeches and stirring essays of the opponents and the proponents of our founding document. Today is the day and now is the time for the debate to once again stir the hearts of the nation, will we have a limited government, personal liberty and free enterprise or are we going to have something else?
Read More »