Federalism Isn’t Dead, and it’s Progressives Who Are Defending it

By Ed Willing Constitutionalists were far from confident that either result of the recent Presidential election would help restore the Founders’ intentions, but many were hoping that an Obama loss would at least slow the extinction. Especially in regard to Obamacare, Conservatives have put a lot of weight on winning federal elections to save what …read in detail

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Why Does the Left Want to Kill Public Education?

By Ed Willing ANSWERING A FALSE QUESTION Recently a community voice from Shorewood, WI asked why the political right seems so intent on ending public education? This article is a response to his own. Wisconsin is the epicenter of public sector reforms and the heaven (or hell, depending what you believe) of public education reforms. He used a …read in detail


The Founder’s Intent for the First Amendment – Pt II

By Daniel Hubert PROTECTING THE ROOTS OF REVOLUTION Without the principles of the First Amendment, revolution would be impossible. With the First Amendment, revolution is unnecessary. In our part-one article on this amendment, the case was made that the first amendment was intended not as four independent liberties, but four interdependent liberties that assured the …read in detail

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The Founders’ Intent for the First Amendment

By Daniel Hubert PART 1: THE HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” – The …read in detail


The Immoral Government and Our Moral Opportunity

By Monica Frede Earlier this week, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, penned a letter in response to recent visits by White House officials to the group of Catholic Bishops. In an effort to soothe the fiery debate ignited in recent weeks due to the Obama Administration’s mandate on private insurers …read in detail


Separation of State… From Church – Protecting Faith

By Nancy Oliver All across our nation we are in a constant battle between the concepts of what impact Religion of all kinds should play in our culture and our political decisions. A great majority of our Founders and the citizens of their infant nation were Christians whether Catholic or Protestant. In Europe the views of the Christian …read in detail