About Robert Broadus

Robert Broadus (aka Brutus) is a writer and course instructor for Institute on the Constitution, an educational outreach that presents the Founders’ American View of Law and Government. Broadus is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, and as Navy Veteran he is not a Republican or a Democrat — he is an Anti-Federalist. Broadus hosted the East-Coast Anti-Federalist radio show on Liberty Works Radio, and was a candidate for the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives from the state of Maryland. Mr. Broadus has been an outspoken opponent of the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare), has campaigned to legislate an end to the personal income tax, and has fought for the preservation of our rights of conscience and religion. Robert has contributed to Fox News, AOL News, The New York Times, CBS, Rush Limbaugh Show, Washington Times, and more…
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Why Article I, Section 8 is no limit on Constitutional Excesses

Constitution 1787 Editor’s note: Constitutional Excesses? This is a controversial piece. I’ve decided to run it and get feedback. While I don’t agree with all the writer’s conclusions, I do think that Alexander Hamilton believed something similar or identical to what Broadus argues. And since Hamilton was an architect of the Constitutional convention, it is hard to claim that his understanding has no place in the document itself. I also think the way our history books treat the United States under the Continental Read more [...] Continue reading →

“Uncle Tom” Is Ebonics For “Superhero”

uncle toms cabin The 2013 movie, Man of Steel, is a more serious remake (and re-boot) of the 1983 classic, Superman II.  The 1983 version was probably the best of the Superman collection of films, introducing the storyline that this traditional American hero, wrapped in the American flag, actually desired to be human like everyone else and to leave his super powers behind in order to feel real human love.  A similar theme is resounded in the “Five for Fighting” song, Superman (It’s not easy,) which speaks Read more [...] Continue reading →

Don't Be Fooled ... By the Duck Commanders

duckmenGroup This past summer, I was invited to speak at an event to celebrate Southern heritage.  While there, I overheard a few friends talking about a show I had never watched, called “Duck Dynasty.”  They went on about a family with an outspoken character called “Uncle Si,” and how it was wonderful that they ended each show in a prayer.  I remember them saying that one of the show’s stars complained to the producers that they had cut out a segment when he prayed in Jesus’ name.  But this past Read more [...] Continue reading →

What Chris Christie And Ron Paul Have In Common

ron-paul Former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough thinks that what ails the GOP is not nominating leftist candidates like Chris Christie.  Black Republican strategist, Raynard Jackson also wrote an article heralding Christie’s landslide win in a Blue State as the rubric for the GOP, while shaming Cuccinelli’s loss in Virginia as a sign that the party should turn away from conservative & Tea Party values that brought the party back from the dead in 2010.  And Anne Coulter warned in 2012 that Read more [...] Continue reading →