liberty

What Elastic Clause?

J. Christian Adams, PJ Media

A written Constitution, free from the phony Elastic Clause and power for a president to issue edicts, is what keeps them free. 

Tax Dodge: Panel Urges Public to Thwart IRS Effort to Torpedo Conservative Groups

Haley Halverson and Ken McIntyre, Heritage Foundation Blog

The IRS overstepped legal boundaries -- and then some. “These people don’t want transparency -- they want a target list.”

Dancing With Corporatists

Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

Riding the tigers of race and immigration can only end horribly. What would be helpful is a frank discussion of the left’s intention to change the founding principles of America from freedom and liberty to race and class warfare.

Time To Fight: GOP Elites Want The Tea Party Gone

Sam Rolley, Personal Liberty Digest

Rove and the GOP estab. risk alienating conservative Americans in order to support moderate Repub. candidates because they aren’t worried about GOP lawmakers who won’t play ball with Dems. They’re worried about Tea Party conservatives who don’t discriminate in their aim to eliminate wasteful spending and political corruption.

From Our New “What Could Go Wrong” Department

Military robots and drones are becoming “smarter” and more autonomous. Until the scientific and technical geniuses behind the idea of autonomous armed drones also equip them with a foolproof “Constitution chip” Americans should oppose the deployment of such technology.

A Lesson From George Washington's Letter to the Hebrew Congregation at Newport

To George Washington freedom of conscience and religion were natural rights and one of the great achievements of the American Revolution was "no more that toleration is spoken of as if it were the indulgence of one class of people that another enjoyed the exercise of their inherent natural rights..."

Rush's Mission to Save America

Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

Freedom is always just a generation away from extinction. Limbaugh's new children's book helps kids understand freedom, its real-time relationship to American history, and the importance of American Exceptionalism.

The Anti-Individual Left

Matt Purple, American Spectator

If you like your health insurance, tough. Progressives have long put their collectivist schemes ahead of individual liberty.

The War On Us

Angelo M. Codevilla, Library of Law and Liberty

The Obama Administration is unprecedented in using the federal government to go after ordinary Americans. Even state and local government has used more serious tactics.

Holding Our Friends' Feet to the Fire

Too many otherwise conservative individuals get elected to Congress and soon come to believe that they are “leaders” entitled to uncritical support, instead of “representatives” translating the wishes of “We the People” into policy and action.

Amash Fighting Big Brother NSA

Rep. Justin Amash’s principled stand for liberty and privacy is in stark contrast to the House Republican leadership who have largely ignored the illegal and unconstitutional acts of the Obama security apparatus in favor of a “security at any cost” attitude toward the NSA's domestic surveillance program.

A Return to The Conservative Mind

Gerald Russello, Daily Caller

Conservatism has forgotten its roots in the tradition of liberty and community. Let's revisit Russell Kirk's book.

Love or Fight Thy Neighbor?

W. James Antle III, Daily Caller

“Copperhead” presents a different look at the Civil War and the true meaning of loyalty.

Ron Paul Hosts Weekend Summit

Scott Conroy, Real Clear Politics

The event will feature many of the leading figures and supporters of Paul’s liberty movement.