Subjecting presidential elections to the popular vote sounds eminently fair to Americans who have been miseducated by public schools and universities.
one of the greatest challenges for the Constitution and liberty – a willingness, or lack of it, of people who believe in liberty to take a stand in support of it.
“I think the case for executive power to refuse entry to aliens is stronger than he indicates, though I’m less persuaded of it than I once was.”
LANSING, Mich. (Oct. 12, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Michigan Senate would allow customers to opt out of installing “smart meter” technology on their homes and businesses without penalty. Passage of this bill would enable Michigan residents to protect their own privacy, and it would take a step toward blocking a federal program […]
On this episode of Good Morning Liberty, host Michael Boldin (follow) discusses the latest update from President Trump on a new federal bump stock ban that he’s personally pushing through – without opposition from the NRA. He also covers a strategy response that states and local communities should take to protect the right to keep […]
Asset forfeiture is the process by which government confiscates a person’s property, generally after asserting it was involved in, or the proceeds from, a crime. Police often seize certain property as part of the investigative process. In many states, they don’t even have to make an arrest. They take any assets they suspect were used […]
LANSING, Mich. (Oct. 10, 2018) – Three bills passed by the Michigan House last week would expand the cultivation and sale of industrial hemp, and could potentially set the stage to nullify federal hemp prohibition in practice within the borders of the state. Rep. Steve Johnson (R-72) introduced House Bill 6331 (HB6331) on Sept. 6. […]
Trump is pushing through a new bump stock ban – but states and local communities can nullify it.
In Thomas Jefferson’s view, running up huge debts in the name of “funding” was a massive rip-off of future generations
On SchiffGold’s “It’s Your Dime,” Mike Maharrey talks with economist Bob Murphy about his Contra Krugman book, how Keynesian economics goes off the rails, the time Paul Krugman ridiculously compared HealthCare.gov to UPS, the trade war, the gold standard and the Great Depression, Bob’s favorite Krugman flip-flops, and more. Robert P. Murphy holds his Ph.D. […]
Once more contradicting the oft-repeated claim that Republicans are “good” on gun rights, President Trump is poised to implement an unconstitutional federal ban on bump stocks for semi-automatic rifles. From Reuters: “We’re knocking out bump stocks,” Trump said at a White House news conference. “We’re in the final two or three weeks, and I’ll be […]
In aviation, a death-spiral describes the downward, corkscrew-motion of a disabled aircraft that’s unrecoverably headed for a crash. If you pilot an aircraft, you never want to find yourself in a death-spiral — for obvious reasons. Well, The federal government may well be in a death spiral of its own – or perhaps we should call […]
TCU gave a public statement that shows one of the “Top 100 Universities” in the country has no clue about the source of your rights or the foundation of the constitution.
WASHINGTON (Oct. 8, 2018) – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) plans to expand a surveillance program that tracks the location of millions of everyday people through pictures of their license plates. According to federal contracting data, the DEA will expand the footprint of its license plate tracking program with automatic license plate readers (ALPRs) connected […]
I recently appeared on the Libertarian Christian Podcast. It was a “back to the basics” kind of interview.
Today in 1751, James Iredell was born. A brilliant figure of the founding era, he was considered a legal prodigy at an extremely young age. Just prior to the American War for Independence, he penned a pamphlet, To the Inhabitants of Great Britain, which espoused his constitutional arguments against the British concept of Parliamentary sovereignty. […]
As both Judge Napolitano and TJ Martinell argued in recent columns, this is a leading sign of an institution with far too much power – and a decaying empire.
In what has to be the most ludicrous excuse ever made by police to spy on citizens, this one is at the top of my list.
Several times a week, I see Trump supporters touting the rising stock market and “booming economy” as proof of his economic prowess. Sadly, they are being led down a primrose path to ruin. I’m going to sum this up as simply as I can. The economy and the stock market are – to steal a […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Oct. 4, 2018) – On Sunday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that creates a process to expunge or reduce the sentences of people charged under the state’s marijuana laws before recreational cannabis was legalized this year. Enactment of this law takes another step toward nullifying federal marijuana prohibition in effect in California. […]