The enduring importance of our Constitutional order becomes more apparent by the day

American democracy can be messy and confusing, but that’s only because it’s working as intended:  Ensuring every decision of the government is subject to scrutiny, helping to keep each branch of government within the bounds of their authority, and that no single person ever is vested with unlimited authority or power.  What other alternative is… Continue reading The enduring importance of our Constitutional order becomes more apparent by the day

Declare your independence from groupthink

This Fourth of July celebrate your freedoms by embracing your right to the contents of your own mind and conscience.  The Founders themselves knew that passions and factions would always run high, but the alternative to a free society would be far worse.  Their legacy is your right to say no to groupthink. The Fourth… Continue reading Declare your independence from groupthink

The bipartisan infrastructure push: This is the way things are supposed to work

From the Compromise of 1790 onward, the American system is built around establishing broad consensus for major issues, passing bipartisan legislation where both parties get something they want.  The result is increased ownership of government programs and less acrimony.  Isn’t that what everyone claims to want for America? Earlier this month, a bipartisan group of… Continue reading The bipartisan infrastructure push: This is the way things are supposed to work

Prince Harry and the First Amendment: It’s bonkers that an educated man his age knows nothing about it

Ironically, freedom of speech is a fundamental right designed to protect us from the tyranny of Prince Harry’s own ancestors.  A tyranny that apparently still exists today.  Consider the example of journalist James Callender from the Founder’s era, and Facebook blocking the dissenting views of a respected scientist and former Obama official from our own.… Continue reading Prince Harry and the First Amendment: It’s bonkers that an educated man his age knows nothing about it