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Tag: US Constitution
  • Pamela Romney Openshaw: How to Remain Free

    How do we remain free? That is the question Pamela Romney Openshaw posed to a group of students at LDS Business College. On Thursday, October 13, 2016, Pamela Romney Openshaw visited the school to discuss the Constitution. Aside from being Mitt Romney’s cousin, Openshaw is well known as a defender of the inalienable rights promised …

  • Ron Paul’s Interest Groups

    Jared, if Ron Paul were a Nascar Driver, only three pictures would be on his jumpsuit.  As far as I can tell, they’re the only three things he’s beholden to: Peace The Constitution The American People

  • Early Draft of the Constitution Found in Philly

    From Philly.com: On the back of a treasured draft of the U.S. Constitution was a truncated version of the same document, starting with the familiar words: “We The People. . . .” They had been scribbled upside down by one of the Constitution’s framers, James Wilson, in the summer of 1787. The cursive continued, then …

  • The Trouble with the Constitution

    I had been meaning to start this conversation for awhile and Matt Cockerill’s post “Constitutionalism Can Mean Statism” spurred me on.  The liberty movement sometimes finds itself saying “Restore the Republic” by “Respect[ing] the Constitution.”  Fair enough, but restore which elements of the Republic and respect which parts of the Constitution?  1787? 1789? 1870? 1913? Those of us who …

  • Constitutionalism can mean Statism.

    I generally agree with YAL exec Jeff Frazee’s assertion that it is silly to get caught up in wedge debates. We are a movement espousing peace and liberty, and shouldn’t be squandering our creative energy on debating road privatization and other such divisive topics (Anyway, such a task is best relegated to super-nerds like the heroic Walter Block). …