Fair Use Economics: How Fair Use Makes Innovation Possible and Profitable

By Corynne Mcsherry Electronic Frontier Foundation Just over 30 years ago, the Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling in Sony v. Universal City Studios (usually referred to as the Sony/Betamax case), clearing the way for a technology company to sells its products (Betamaxes, and by extension, VCRs) even though they could potentially be used for […]

Oregon Standoff: Isolated Event or Sign of Things to Come?

By Ron Paul Campaignforliberty.org The nation’s attention turned to Oregon this week when a group calling itself Citizens for Constitutional Freedom seized control of part of a federal wildlife refuge. The citizens were protesting the harsh sentences given to members of the Hammond ranching family. The Hammonds were accused of allowing fires set on their […]

Texas Launches Gold-backed Bank, Challenging Federal Reserve

By Alex Newman The New American July 15, 2015 The State of Texas is setting up a gold-backed bank that will allow depositors to bypass the controversial Federal Reserve System and its fiat currency in banking and commerce, according to the state representative who authored the recently enacted law. Under the measure, passed overwhelmingly by […]

Patrick Henry: Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!

As posted at www.Historyplace.com Following the Boston Tea Party, Dec. 16, 1773, in which American colonists dumped 342 containers of tea into the Boston harbor, the British Parliament enacted a series of Acts in response to the rebellion in Massachusetts. In May of 1774, General Thomas Gage, commander of all British military forces in the colonies, […]

Washington’s Farewell Address 1796

George Washington 1796 Yale Law School Friends and Citizens: The period for a new election of a citizen to administer the executive government of the United States being not far distant, and the time actually arrived when your thoughts must be employed in designating the person who is to be clothed with that important trust, […]

Gun Quotations of the Founding Fathers

From Buckeye Firearms Association Who knows better what the Second Amendment means than the Founding Fathers? Here are some powerful gun quotations from the Founding Fathers themselves.

Nullification in a Nutshell

From The New American Written by Patrick Krey The “Principles of 98,” as they came to be known, are rarely discussed in modern history lectures even though these are integral to understanding how our federal Constitution was intended to function. These are the principles of state interposition or nullification that assert that if the federal […]

Can Congress Write Any Laws It wants?

by Andrew P. Napolitano As posted at Lew Rockwell “Some men think the Earth is round, others think it flat… But, if it is flat, will the King’s command make it round? And if it is round, will the King’s command flatten it? … NO.” When Robert Bolt wrote that truism in his play A […]

Bedrock of the Constitution

By Edwin Vieira, Jr. As posted at The New American Understanding how the Constitution was based on the Declaration of Independence provides the knowledge needed to defend our God-given rights. Would any reasonably prudent businessman sign a proposed contract involving a large-scale venture to be conducted over many years, if the other party admitted that […]

Texas Straight Talk: Recapturing the Spirit of Independence

Dr. Ron Paul of Texas. Mr. Paul is a staunch advocate of limited constitutional government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to a sound monetary policy based on commodity-backed currency. Dr. Paul has now announced his candidacy for President in 2008, get involved now here. The following is one of his weekly “Texas Straight […]

Vicarious Moralism

Brent Johnson is currently director of Freedom Bound International, a Common Law service center specializing in educating Americans as to their natural rights. He authored the book The American Sovereign – How to Live Free From Government Regulation, and conducts throughout America, on issues around sovereignty, social security, IRS and the income tax, Common Law […]

The Ron Paul Rebellion

“…Ron Paul now has national visibility, courtesy of last Tuesday’s “debate” down in Columbia—much to the chagrin of mainstream media and Republican Party elites. His poll numbers are sufficiently high that a struggle to suppress them is underway. We are seeing what we might call a Ron Paul rebellion. Whether it will have staying power […]

Ron Paul Rocks!

“…A famous Orwell quote captures what is happening. “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” And while many have been working to prepare ground for truth and freedom in this country, I think we will note that the first shots in this revolution have been fired by Ron Paul…”

Texas Straight Talk: Government and Racism

Dr. Ron Paul of Texas. Mr. Paul is a staunch advocate of limited constitutional government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to a sound monetary policy based on commodity-backed currency. Dr. Paul has now announced his candidacy for President in 2008, get involved now here. The following is one of his weekly columns, courtesy […]

Political Power and the Rule of Law

One member of Congress to pay attention to in the District of Columbia is Congressman Dr. Ron Paul of Texas. Mr. Paul is a staunch advocate of limited constitutional government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to a sound monetary policy based on commodity-backed currency. Dr. Paul has now announced his candidacy for President […]

President Ahmadinejad’s Message to American People

IRNA – Islamic Republic News Agency Tehran, Nov 29, IRNA Ahmadinejad-US Nation-Message In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful “O, Almighty God, bestow upon humanity the perfect human being promised to all by You, and make us among his followers.” Noble Americans! Were we not faced with the activities of the US administration […]

Texas Straight Talk: Do Tax Cuts Cost the Government Money?

One member of Congress to pay attention to in the District of Columbia is Congressman Dr. Ron Paul of Texas. Mr. Paul is a staunch advocate of limited constitutional government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to a sound monetary policy based on commodity-backed currency. Fortunately for all of us whether a resident of […]

National Debt Press Conference at Federal Reserve in NYC

“…The day after Ben Bernanke raises interest rates for the 18th time, Bernard von NotHaus, noted Monetary Architect, will present a $50 Gold Federal Reserve Note for redemption as specified on the Note and guaranteed by the Constitution, at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at 33 Liberty Street in lower Manhattan…”