Tag Archives: John Marshall

A Vast New Federal Power by Andrew P. Napolitano

If you drive a car, I’ll tax the street, If you try to sit, I’ll tax your seat. If you get too cold, I’ll tax the heat, If you take a walk, I’ll tax your feet. ~ The Beatles in … Continue reading

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JUSTICE ROBERTS, THE MOST HATED MAN IN AMERICA

Chief Justice John Roberts is the most hated man in the United States of America today. He will be hated forever by strict constructionalists, but he will not be hated by conservatives reasonably versed in Supreme Court rulings, they will … Continue reading

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(“…from the very origins of the American republic, such nationalist politicians and government bureaucrats as Alexander Hamilton, John Marshall, Justice Joseph Story, Daniel Webster, and Abraham Lincoln toiled mightily to rewrite American constitutional history in such a way that would have made the propagandists of the Soviet Union or Nazi Germany blush”) Rethinking America’s Supreme Judicial Dictatorship by Thomas DiLorenzo

Yours Truly contributes an essay on how, from the very origins of the American republic, such nationalist politicians and government bureaucrats as Alexander Hamilton, John Marshall, Justice Joseph Story, Daniel Webster, and Abraham Lincoln toiled mightily to rewrite American constitutional … Continue reading

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Did Obama pass the Bar?

Obama’s little temper tantrum over the Supreme Court voting down his unconstitutional takeover of the health insurance industry may have awakened a sleeping giant — the Judiciary. Good lawyers know better than to tick off judges. And your common graduate … Continue reading

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WILL IT TAKE A REVOLUTION? (“That power the courts claim to have is called Judicial Review, and it is addressed nowhere in the Constitution”)

We are told that it is up to the Supreme Court to determine what laws are constitutional, but that is hardly in line with the limiting principles offered by the U.S. Constitution. That power the courts claim to have is … Continue reading

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James Madison and the Making of America by Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

Kevin Gutzman’s James Madison and the Making of America takes what we thought was a familiar story and gives it a fresh and important interpretation that challenges old orthodoxies and helps us better understand important episodes in American history. For … Continue reading

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States’ Rights vs. Monetary Monopoly by Thomas J. DiLorenzo

The federal government today can wage wars without the consent of our congressional representatives, overthrow foreign governments, tax nearly half of national income, abolish civil liberty in the name of “homeland security” and “the war on drugs,” legalize and endorse … Continue reading

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