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The Obama Administration vs. The Constitution

Ronald J. Pestritto, Assistant Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College, delivers this fascinating, informative, and (sadly) funny speech as part of the “First Principles on First Fridays” lecture series, May 26, 2011. The series was sponsored by Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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Random Acts of Tyranny: Key Provision of STOCK Act Stripped

The Capitol Hill Corruption Continues While most of America was transfixed by the Boston Marathon massacre and the hunt for the bombers, Barack Obama found time to quietly sign off on Congress’ repeal of key provisions in the Stop Trading … Continue reading

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Obama’s Tyranny: Petty or Something More Sinister?

Think about how the Sequester has been applied. Think about how the Department of Homeland Security has become a largely unaccountable national police force and has regularly violated the law of the land. And think about a President whose preferred policy is to use intimidation and the intentional infliction of pain and suffering to achieve his goals. When does petty tyranny become real and oppressive? And how do we as citizens respond? Continue reading

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Death and Taxes (and Tyranny)

Our federal government and complicit Congress have become little more than grave robbers, with no respect for the dead, and next to none for the surviving members of their families. But it is even more immoral than that. Continue reading

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