• Los Angeles Mayor Says City Will Cut Utilities to Homes Hosting Parties

    Los Angeles Mayor Says City Will Cut Utilities to Homes Hosting Parties

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday that homes hosting parties in violation of coronavirus social distancing restrictions will have their utilities shut off. The mayor said he has authorized the city’s Department of Water and Power to cut utilities to residences within 48 hours after the LAPD verifies they are hosting parties. The decision, …
  • How Donald Trump Defends Presidential Power

    How Donald Trump Defends Presidential Power

    Whether consciously or by reacting to his own political incentives, Trump has become a stouter defender of our original governing document than his critics. Donald Trump’s tweet last week that the possibility of mail-in voter fraud might justify postponing the November elections renewed claims that his presidency is a threat to the Constitution. Conservative commentator …
  • Congress to Hold Hearing on ‘Antifa’ Violence

    Congress to Hold Hearing on ‘Antifa’ Violence

    The Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution will hold a congressional hearing Tuesday on violence and criminal acts tied to Antifa. The committee, chaired by Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas), will hold a hearing titled “The Right of the People Peaceably to Assemble: Protecting Speech by Stopping Anarchist Violence.” “Americans have a constitutional right to gather, …
  • Socialism Vs. The American Constitution

    Socialism Vs. The American Constitution

    American history shows that federalism initially went too far in its protection of states. Slavery made plain the most obvious flaw in the Constitution’s original design – it failed to provide a minimum protection for individual rights against states as well as the federal government.  Slavery deprived a specific race, brought to the United States …
  • Socialism vs American Constitutional Structure

    Socialism vs American Constitutional Structure

    Socialism is finally getting the American honeymoon it never got in the last century. But American federalism’s division of power between a national government and fifty sovereign states makes difficult, if not impossible, the unified economic planning necessary to supplant capitalism. Decentralization of power, the Constitution’s Framers hoped, would not just promote government effectiveness but …
  • Saying No to Socialism, Radicalism, and Division: A Return to Constitutional Comforts to Heal America

    Saying No to Socialism, Radicalism, and Division: A Return to Constitutional Comforts to Heal America

    Defund the police. Better still, disband them. Apologize for being White, or maybe not. Or, maybe, reject the notion that racism holds back African-Americans, or perhaps, wrap the whole premise of the foundation and purpose of America around it instead. The dizzying nature of social media, mainstream media, political rallies, and public relations posturing leads …