Why Article I, Section 8 is no limit on Constitutional Excesses

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 […]

Is Government a “Cancerous Force”?

A recent article on Bloomberg made it clear that when Democrats speak of “the free market” they really have no clue what they are talking about. Author Alex Marshall shows his ignorance in the first paragraphs of his piece when he tries to define what Republicans believe about government. His false view of what he claims Republicans believe about the role of government skews his entire view of the relationship between capitalism and government. His ignorance is a good opportunity to remind us Read more […]