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Don’t Mess With Our Constitution

David Lewis Schaefer, Professor of Political Science, College of the Holy Cross America’s Constitution, by far the longest continuously operative one in the world, is under attack from both sides of the political spectrum. On the right, conservative Texas Republican congressman Jodey Arrington has introduced legislation directing the U.S. archivist to tally petitions from state … Continue reading Don’t Mess With Our Constitution

US Citizenship – Blood or Soil?

David Barulich writes on current political events and Constitutional Reform at TheUSRecon. His work has appeared in the LA Times, The Federalist, Education Week, LA Daily News, and other publications covering politics, fiscal policy, immigration, and education.  He resides in Pasadena, CA. Introduction The US Constitution should be the locus for defining US Citizenship, not Congress.  … Continue reading US Citizenship – Blood or Soil?

Beware of Bad Lawyering

Jason Rosensweig is Director of Chicago for the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, and a Commissioner on the Illinois Commission on Discrimination and Hate Crimes. He holds a PhD from the University of Chicago. Bad law and bad lawyering have become a problem for our country. Lawyers are responsible for much of what makes … Continue reading Beware of Bad Lawyering

A Trump Inventory

Donald Trump’s outrageous misdeeds are so numerous that one tends to lose track of them. Part of his effectiveness as a demagogue stems from the normalization of these deeds and words — a process assisted by the prodigiousness of his malfeasance. So it is useful to occasionally remind ourselves of many of the low points … Continue reading A Trump Inventory


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