Glibcrostic 11

Glibcrostic 11

What makes a good word list? If any of you work the NYT acrostics you may have noticed that the words they use are often related to the quote or the source of the quote in some way. If the quote is from ‘Dracula’ the words might include...
Congress Shall Pass No Law

Congress Shall Pass No Law

I’m going to start off by saying that I am not a lawyer and that the main purpose of this article is to facilitate a discussion, which I hope will be thought-provoking. In Tom Woods’ Episode 2154 on July 2, “Roe Overturned: Historians Discuss the Decision”, he...
Musings on Dobbs

Musings on Dobbs

  Caveat:  the following is largely based on my recollections of a law review article I drafted over 30 years ago (which has long since vanished from my files), and not on any current legal research.   But at least its not nihilist black pill ranting, so I’ve got...
The God That Failed

The God That Failed

The Constitution is dead.  It is the God that failed. What made American Constitutional government unique was that it turned the idea of ruler and ruled on its head.  Sure, the English had their traditional rights that Parliament and the King had to tread lightly...
A Republic, If You Can Keep It.  Part 1

A Republic, If You Can Keep It. Part 1

Now the truly bold will argue that the Republic died in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787; an unrequited love for the Articles of Confederation is leading astray those who would make this argument, as Franklin was pronouncing on the newly proposed government, not the...