Voting: How America is an Experiment in Self-Government

Today November 8th, 2022 is voting day in America. These are what is known as MID-TERM elections, meaning they come in the middle of the sitting president’s term of office. The rhetoric on both sides of the aisle has been pretty much as expected with claims ranging from mild to wild. What is not or … More Voting: How America is an Experiment in Self-Government

Big Brother: CDC Tracked Millions of Phones to Monitor COVID-19 Lockdown Compliance

I read this headline and all I could think of was George Orwell’s classic “1984.” . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the national public health agency of the United States. We have probably heard about it and felt its influence on American life more during the COVID-19 pandemic than at any … More Big Brother: CDC Tracked Millions of Phones to Monitor COVID-19 Lockdown Compliance

Income Tax…

American Minute with Bill Federer Income Tax: Civil War Emergency, made permanent by Woodrow Wilson, expanded by FDR Originally, the U.S. Constitution prohibited a direct Federal Income Tax on American citizens (Article I, Section 9): “No capitation or other direct tax shall be laid, unless in proportion to the census or enumeration herein before directed … More Income Tax…

Twitter Workers Worried Elon Musk Will Turn Their Free Speech Platform Into Platform That Allows Free Speech

SOMETIMES YOU JUST NEED A LAUGH 🙃😊 SAN FRANCISCO, CA—With Elon Musk becoming Twitter’s largest stakeholder and a new member of the board of directors, many within the company are worried he may turn their free speech platform into a platform that actually allows free speech… READ MORE > > >

Conservative vs. Liberal Judges – Understanding the Difference as Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings Begin

The two major competing philosophies currently in use are the originalism/textualism viewpoint, whose most well-known proponent was Justice Antonin Scalia, and the “living Constitution” approach, which has evolved over the years. The Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to replace retiring Supreme Court justice Stephen Breyer started on March 21st and will last several days. After that, her … More Conservative vs. Liberal Judges – Understanding the Difference as Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings Begin

What Senators Should Ask Biden’s Supreme Court Nominee

The mystery: President Joe Biden nominated U.S. Circuit Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, but who exactly is she, and what is her judicial philosophy? What we know: Jackson’s previous rulings and comments offer some insights. We know, for instance, that she’s a favorite of leftist special interest groups. But … More What Senators Should Ask Biden’s Supreme Court Nominee