The Founders and National Debt

July 25th, 2019 8:19 PM
The Founders of the United States of America warned against massive federal debt, but, to our detriment, their political descendants are not paying attention. The Founders speak to us from their graves to condemn and warn of the consequences now that President Trump and Congress have come to an agreement about lifting the meaningless “debt ceiling” and increasing already massive…

Now Playing in Puerto Rico

January 17th, 2019 3:56 PM
“He who excuses himself, accuses himself.” — Puerto Rican proverb. More than 109 lobbyists and 39 Democrat Members of Congress attended a “winter retreat” last weekend in Puerto Rico, ostensibly to help raise funds for damage caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017, reports Fox News. The fun in the sun was enhanced by a limited run of the Broadway hit “Hamilton,…
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Pathetic: Matthews Compares Omarosa-Trump Feud to Burr-Hamilton

August 16th, 2018 12:09 AM
Well, that’s a new one that’ll have our Founders rolling in their graves. At the top of Wednesday’s Hardball, longtime MSNBC liberal Chris Matthews asserted that the feud of President Trump vs. Omarosa Manigault Newman marks “a new era in American politics, an old-fashioned duel that hearkens back to the days of Hamilton and Burr, but with a made-for-reality-TV update.…

The Brett Kavanaugh Nomination

July 13th, 2018 5:48 PM
If Alexander Hamilton had been nominated for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court today, Democrats would likely oppose him. About the court, Hamilton said: “[A] limited Constitution ...can be preserved in practice no other way than through the medium of courts of justice, whose duty it must be to declare all acts contrary to the manifest tenor of the Constitution void. Without this, all the…

Lib Pundit Pierce: No Trump Presidency If Electoral College Works

December 13th, 2016 10:09 AM
The Hamilton electors, whatever their number, are being cheered on by Hamilton bloggers, one of whom is Esquire’s Pierce. In a Saturday post, Pierce argued that in the country the Founding Fathers envisioned, the Electoral College would vote down a Donald Trump presidency. Pierce wrote, “Let us assume for a moment that our constitutional institutions are as strong and functional as…

Blogger: Electors Should Reject ‘Menacing Incompetent’ Trump

November 29th, 2016 8:29 PM
Hillary Clinton’s popular-vote margin continues to be a compelling news story for some, including Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig, who believes that the Electoral College should vote next month for Clinton because she was “the people’s choice.” Even though The Washington Monthly’s Martin Longman thinks Lessig’s view is “nonsense” and that…

Derp! Groupon Spox Respects 'Opinion' That Alexander Hamilton Was Neve

February 16th, 2014 4:00 PM
Updated [Feb. 18]: Groupon admits it was all a publicity stunt which "was in line with our brand and sense of humor." All the same, the underlying dreadful command of U.S. history and civics by far too many Americans is not all that funny. | While the term "dead presidents" is often used as slang for greenbacks, there are men honored on U.S. currency who never were president…

Daily Beast's Kohn: Founding Fathers Would Be FOR the HHS Contraceptio

December 3rd, 2013 12:58 PM
Does the Daily Beast's Sally Kohn not have an editor? Or does she just have one who simply doesn't care that she utterly embarrasses herself when she insists the Founding Fathers would approve of ObamaCare's contraception mandate? "To put it mildly, our forbearers [sic] would be appalled by how right-wing conservatives are trying to use government to force their religious…

Walter E. Williams Column: John Lewis Has It All Wrong on Gun Rights

January 2nd, 2013 5:17 PM
Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shootings, said: "The British are not coming. ... We don't need all these guns to kill people." Lewis' vision, shared by many, represents a gross ignorance of why the framers of the Constitution gave us the Second Amendment. How about a few quotes from the period and you decide whether our Founding Fathers harbored a…

Chuck Norris Column: Our Founders' Economic Advice for Obama (Part 2 o

July 18th, 2012 5:43 PM
Last week, I summarized how President Barack Obama has not lived up to his campaign promises to lower the national deficit and debt and get our nation's fiscal house in order. So now I'm calling on him to heed the economic advice of our nation's first eight presidents. Before I highlight some of the Founding Fathers' wisdom on federal debt and spending, let me remind readers…

Kathleen Parker Falsely Claims Alexander Hamilton Was an Illegal Immig

November 19th, 2010 3:39 PM
On Thursday's Parker-Spitzer, CNN's Kathleen Parker bizarrely and inaccurately claimed that Alexander Hamilton came to the United States illegally and drafted the Constitution: "Let's remember...a lot of Americans did come through the back door such as Alexander Hamilton. He got off the boat from the West Indies, and all he did was write the Constitution and become the first…