How To Study Torah (And The Constitution)

I was asked the other day about comparing the study of Torah to the study of the Constitution. Most of you know that I once went to Seminary. It was a huge mistake, but I did learn a few things when I was there. One of which was how NOT to study scripture. The really... Continue Reading →

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Supreme Rulings

As the 2018-19 Supreme Court Session winds down, three rulings have recently been released that have the attention of talking heads everywhere. Joining Dave to chat about then is Pat the Lawyer from Constitution Thursday - The Saturday Podcast. First up, the Bladensburg Cross has passions running high, but the Court reached a 7-2 decision... Continue Reading →

Frederick Muhlenberg

In the wake of the elections of 1788, the 1st Congress of The United States began to gather in New York. To say that absolutely nobody had any clue what to do would be the understatement of the last two centuries. Sure, they had the rules laid out in Article I and plenty of experience... Continue Reading →

In Huawei Is That a Bill of Attainder?

"No Bill of Attainder... shall be passed..." - Article 1 Section 9 In 1974, Richard Nixon resigned from the Presidency, the only person to ever do so. The primary evidence against him was a set of tapes that he had made in the Oval Office, which purported to contain direct evidence of the Watergate Conspiracy,... Continue Reading →

Where Millions and Millions Agree

In Boston last week, a Liberty Pole was raised. Once upon a time that was a VERY common occurrence. It had deep symbolism to the Revolutionary Generation. Along with other symbols, it pointed to their ideas for what exactly they were willing to pledge their lives, their treasures, and their sacred honor. Through the years... Continue Reading →

I Have Questions

Most of us have long ago said that we believe that Facebook and Twitter (and other Social Media platforms) have the "right" to ban whomever they please, because, "it's not a First Amendment issue." In fact, even Trump's legal team seems to agree with this position. But solely for the purpose of careful consideration of... Continue Reading →

Going Rogue

Eleven times over the course of a couple of years, the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations calls conventions to consider ratification of the Constitution. And eleven times, the State refuses to agree to the Constitution and continue to operate under their state Charter/Constitution of 1633. this allows Rhode Island to continue to manipulate... Continue Reading →

Timothy Bloodworth

As Virginia and New York debate and ratify, North Carolina's delegates gather in Hillsborough to decide the fate of the ratification in North Carolina. The Delegates were elected back in March at the direction of the State Legislature, and the Federalists are badly (2:1) outnumbered. They know that they will most likely lose. The Anti-Federalists... Continue Reading →

On The Verge of Eternity

After a long public debate in the media, the delegates for New York have arrived in Poughkeepsie to decided if New York will ratify the Constitution. While there is a STRONG Anti-Federalist contingent in the State, there is something else going on. Governor George Clinton is the leading opponent of ratification but even he is... Continue Reading →

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