In Laurence Tribe’s telling, the vice president’s tie-breaking vote does not apply to judicial nominees. That is supported by neither the Constitution’s text nor the Senate’s historical practice.
The founders created the Constitution to protect against one of humanity’s worst instincts — the desire to get things done quickly and irrationally.
The core of Washington, D.C., must remain under the sole control of the federal government, lest the mob impose its will on a nation helpless to defend its center of power.
With marijuana legalization, our country is renewing a long-dead love affair with federalism. This is a good sign for all limited government conservatives.
An investigation of those who made an impression on James Madison reveals the forgotten impact of two Founding Era philosophers: David Hume, and Adam Smith.
Roe was wrong on the day it was written, but to settle the issue we must go beyond overturning it. The people must demand that the Constitution be amended to prevent rulings like Roe from happening again.
Rep. Mike Gallagher discussed his proposed reforms to get Congress working again in an interview with a fellow from the Hoover Institution.
Equipped with knowledge of history and of human nature, the Founders had possibly the greatest predictive power of any group of people throughout history.
Progressives have a different purpose for government than securing citizens’ natural rights. They want to use the vast powers of government to change America.
Antifa wants to pretend they’re fighting a fascist dictatorship, but what they don’t realize is that limited government is the best safeguard of all.
Our constitutional culture is falling apart. We must remedy that before it’s too late.
Jay Cost’s recent article in National Review attempts to answer an increasingly important question about why and how the United States remains united, but he misses something.
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.
Getting President Trump impeached may give Democrats short-term victory. But by infuriating rural voters, it’s sure to widen the schism between our ‘two Americas.’
Most everything in the Constitution has stood the test of time, but the method for electing the president was the Founders’ biggest error.
Do conservatives need to be ashamed of winning elections by means of the Electoral College that they would not win in a more directly democratic contest? No.
What began as a mere afterthought to the Constitution ended up saving the Constitution from its Anti-Federalist critics, and today looms larger in the American mind than the Constitution itself.
The presidential electors have a constitutional duty to vote for the person best-suited to be president, regardless of whether that person is Donald Trump.
The Antifederalist Brutus could stand on the debate stage today with Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, denouncing the leadership in Washington.
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