Article Archive

Not Your Founders’ Constitution

The problem with relying on federal courts to protect liberty.

July 21, 2016

Can You Trust James Madison?

A new book on the founding father complicates the Philadelphia Convention cult’s enterprise.

June 23, 2016

Hamilton Takes Broadway

A Founding Father gets his due—in a hip-hop musical.

October 22, 2015

America’s Kingly Constitution

The imperial presidency is a product of our nation’s framing. Were there monarchists among the Founders?

March 12, 2015

James Madison, Cheney-Style

Lynne Cheney’s love letter to the fourth president exaggerates more than it enlightens.

July 29, 2014

Do We Need a New Constitutional Convention?

Talk radio’s Mark Levin makes a strangely familiar case in his new book, The Liberty Amendments

September 27, 2013

Constitutional Calvinist

Roger Sherman’s role in the creation of the American republic

June 13, 2013

Misjudging Rehnquist

Appraising the Supreme Court’s most Jeffersonian justice

October 2, 2012

General Ignorance

Petraeus for VP? Both parties have a long, dismal history of nominating unqualified generals.

August 10, 2012

Originalism vs. Obamacare

What the Founders thought of the power-grab behind Obamacare is revealed in the Constitution’s ratifying debates.

July 12, 2012

Tyranny of the Judiciary

Under the guise of following the Constitution, our legal elites usurp it.

April 20, 2012