Category Archives: Politics

How About We Call It Quits? No More Forcing 320 Million People Into A Single Mold

For a long time it seemed as if the idea of secession was unlikely to take hold in modern America. And yet all it took was the election of Donald Trump for the alleged toxicity of secession to vanish entirely. The left’s principled opposition to secession and devotion to the holy Union went promptly out the window on November 8, 2016. Today, about one in three Californians polled favors the Golden State’s secession from the Union.

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What Is the Executive Branch’s Authority Over Immigration According To The Constitution? [AUDIO]

Ever since Donald Trump issued his executive order that affects Muslim Immigrants from certain countries, there has been an uproar in the media. Many are asking where in the Constitution does the executive branch have the authority to make policy over immigration? But, the president’s “authority over immigration” is not as simple as saying article, section, clause. It’s a little bit more complicated than that. Constitutional Attorney and Speaker KrisAnne Hall explains the application of the constitution and the determination of what power, if any, the executive branch has over immigration.

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Must We Pick a Side?

“At all times sincere friends of freedom have been rare,” says Lord Acton, “and its triumphs have been due to minorities.” It is not easy in a hugely partisan political environment, but by maintaining your objectivity and principles in these times, you will be in the minority. But you will be a friend of freedom, and you could make all the difference.

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How the Founders Dealt with Fake News

The media response frames the fake news issue as nearly the single greatest threat to democracy in our time. But despite the worries that surround an uptick in fraudulent news, the phenomenon is nothing new, nor does it particularly portend dark times in America’s future. The truth is that while the American media landscape has been in a constant state of change over two centuries, the spread of hyper-partisan, scurrilous, and even phony news stories has been more common than uncommon throughout the history of the republic.

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You’re Afraid of Power, Not Trump

Everyone loves the advancement of their own personal agenda, as long as the not so nice parts are pointed elsewhere. We are far too quick to trade our freedoms and liberties on the promise that our compassionate leaders will crush our evil opposition. But every power used to control our political and social enemies can also be used to control us.

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How Alexander Hamilton Warned Us About Hillary [AUDIO]

One of the greatest fears of the anti-federalists was that the proposed federal government would become a kingdom. And, that that kingdom would usurp the power of the states, turning them into subjugated provinces of the federal government. And, over and over and over again the federalist papers reassured them that the way in which the federal government was setup by the constitution, that it could NEVER have this power. But, today, it is just a matter of fact to most politicians that the federal government can claim almost any power that it wants. This election cycle it is important that we re-visit our founding generations writings to see how America is supposed to function.

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