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Why The Founders Didn’t Give Us a Democracy

As the famous story goes, when Ben Franklin left Independence Hall after the Constitutional Convention in 1787, Mrs. Powel of Philadelphia had a question she wanted answered. “Well Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” Franklin replied, “A republic, if you can keep it.” No one today (well, seemingly other than the […]

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Racial Quota Punishment

Letting kids who are behavior problems in schools grow up to become hoodlums and then criminals is no favor to them or to the black community.

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What Happened?

Pundits who depict Obama as a weak, lame duck president may be greatly misjudging him, as they have so often in the past.

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Democracy Delusions

When the Berlin Wall came down 25 years ago this week, people in the Soviet Bloc gained something even more valuable than a right to vote: a free market.

The Annotated Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson, generations before Obama was born, enunciated the same political premises and practiced the same abuses of executive power as Barack Obama does now.

“Freedom of Speech, Go to Hell”

Are Britons ready to be “disrupted”? Prepared to submit to Theresa May’s totalitarian impulse? The Home Secretary has proposed even more stringent controls on the freedom of speech.