In Jay Cost’s latest book, ‘The Price of Greatness,’ the scholar and journalist lays out a compelling analysis of the feud between Alexander Hamilton and James Madison showing that their disagreements resulted in a synthesis of differing opinions that allowed our early republic to thrive.
The frenzy surrounding allegations of abuse by a coach at Ohio State University is a prime example of the danger of taking the law into our own hands.
In a time when the Left has already reached second base with socialism, a basic understanding of the Fourteenth Amendment and what it stands for can be a powerful tool to combat that threat.
Law – especially constitutional law – shouldn’t be made on the basis of policy preferences. Abortion is no exception.
The Founders were deeply flawed, but democracy and liberty are not. Let’s focus less on their failings, and more on their ideals. The Founders are for everyone, and we need them.
Ben Domenech and Jay Cost discuss the Madison and Hamilton’s complicated relationship, close 2018 elections, and excitement from the Democratic base.
The protection of liberty that we have in the Second Amendment is still timely, and it will be as long as human nature retains its propensity for evil.
Joseph Tartakovsky’s new book, ‘The Lives of the Constitution,’ chronicles the lives and works of 10 Americans who altered or contributed to our supreme law.
The Scottish Enlightenment was an explosion of creative intellectual energy. It arrived just in time to have a decisive influence on the American Founders.
Progressive thinkers rejected many of the ideas upon which the U.S. Constitution was based. They declared the Founding Fathers irrelevant and natural law dead.
The Founding Fathers’ understanding of equality and the way they structured our government enabled abolitionists to abolish slavery and hold the union together.
The Second Amendment was supposed to protect us from government by dispersing its coercive power among the people. We still adhere to that system today.
Students were asked to choose between the value of free speech and the value of diversity and inclusion.
In the second lecture of Hillsdale College’s free online Constitution 101 course, Professor West analyzes America’s founding principles as spelled out in the Declaration of Independence.
It would be more than a little ironic for conservatives to seek to defend the Constitution while ignoring it when convenient.
Dr. Larry Arnn poses the question in the first lecture of Hillsdale College’s free online Constitution 101 course.
Steven Pinker oversimplifies the Enlightenment by claiming it pits reason against faith. In fact, the Enlightenment sprung from Christian ideas of nature.
President Trump was right that some countries are ‘sh-tholes,’ but we should remember that America is different because it was fortunate enough to be born free.
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