James Madison was perhaps the most influential figure when it came to the writing of both the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. When he states his view/warning on the wealthy’s influence on the government he’s designing, we should probably take heed. Continue reading
A few people have asked why I haven’t been posting a lot about the Occupy movement. After all, I have a blog and I don’t seem to be afraid to use it. It’s not like I don’t have opinions on the matter. So I figured I’d take a few moments and touch on a few things. Continue reading
The founders understood the lessons of history, and were keen observers of human nature. As a group, we here in the now clearly aren’t. What The Founding Fathers Thought About Corporations.
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend takes Palin to task for being the religious ethnocrat her rhetoric colors her as. Sarah Palin is wrong about John F. Kennedy, religion and politics.
The thing that annoys me most about many tea-bag-partiers isn’t so much that they disagree–honest debate is expected, but that they so often demonstrate their degree of ignorance (at best) or fascism (at worst). Proposition 8, Health Care Reform – … Continue reading
The provisions in the first amendment protecting various freedoms hasn’t exactly been working how it was intended. Continue reading
Surely, in all of the years of our constitutional government, we can come up with a few new, and possibly better, ways of conducting jury trials. We now have technologies the founders could scarcely have imagined. Why not make it work in the cause of justice? Here are a couple of ideas. Continue reading