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US Constitution’s Twelfth Amendment: Correcting a Founding Error

Aaron Burr

The Founders’ recognition of human failings drove creation of many constitutional institutions.  Powers were separated and sovereignty divided to protect against human tendencies to accumulate power.  Most institutions were designed with the flaws of humanity in mind. The Founders ignored these considerations of human nature in some instances and the results were mistakes. Among the mistakes was the system […]

Byron Donalds,The Talk: Part II, The Same Mistakes by the GOP

Sam Sewell

The second of a three part look at the 2012 elections and beyond. Read Part I Here! The GOP is a party in shambles. There is no solid leadership or sense of direction. There is internal fighting and jockeying for position. The same forces that have resulted in electoral defeat in 2006, 2008, and 2012, are […]

US Supreme Court Considers Challenge to Voting Rights Act

US Supreme Court

In 1965 Congress enacted and Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act (VRA).  The VRA was intended to deal specifically with roadblocks in place in certain states to voter registration by Black Americans.  Certain provisions of the Act were originally set to expire in five years, but were renewed in 1970, 1975, 1982, and most […]

Byron Donalds, THE TALK Part I: What Happened in the 2012 Elections?

Byron Donalds

The first of a three part look at the 2012 elections:  What happened? What’s next for the GOP? Who is the next leader? Part I: What Happened? It’s been three months, so enough time has passed since the November elections. It takes time to get over heartbreak, but time in politics goes fast and the […]

The 2012 Elections: What happened? Why? What now?

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The November elections must serve as a wake-up call for those who love limited government, individual liberties, and the principles of free enterprise – as embodied in America’s founding documents, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Understanding the Republican 2012 Election Loss Romney and the GOP did not lose on principles, nor because of […]