Rothbard: The Constitution Was a Coup d’État

[Conceived in Liberty: The New Republic, 1784–1791.By Murray N. Rothbard. Edited by Patrick Newman. Mises Institute, 2019. 332 pages.] We owe Patrick Newman a great debt for his enterprise and editorial skill in bringing to publication the fifth volume, hitherto thought lost, of Murray Rothbard’s Conceived in Liberty. The details of his rescue of the lost […]

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…”

The Sovereign Character

“If you knew… really knew… with every fiber of your essence… that you were king or queen… that you were royalty, literally and in the truest sense of the word… if you knew this without any room for doubt… would you behave any differently when dealing with your public servants?!” –Brent Johnson

Remembering Freedom

“…230 years ago, the signing of the Declaration of Independence was announced to the citizens of the thirteen original American colonies. Without question, the 56 men who signed it were risking not only their livelihoods and their properties, but their very lives. But they damned the consequences,* and signed it anyway. Why? For freedom…”

Can You Pass a Constitution Test?

How well do you know the Constitution of the United States of America and the current ‘administration’? This modern test is based on Mrs. Mildred Niemic’s “Constitution Test” given on May 7, 1954 and taken by Kenny Highnite, found at American Deception, a site recently established by the author of “The Deliberate Dumbing Down of […]

Texas Straight Talk: A New Declaration

If there is any one member of Congress to pay attention to in the District of Columbia, surely it 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 […]

The American Sovereign, Chapter IV: The Legal System

“…In order to truly appreciate the nature of the breakdown of our system of government, you must first understand the court system as originally set up by the framers of our Constitution. Under this system, courts only operated under three venues:: common law, equity, and admiralty…”

Could You Have Passed the 8th Grade in 1895?

“What percentage of this year’s seniors and last year’s high school graduates could pass the following 8th grade test required in 1895, even if the few outdated questions were modernized? How many college students could pass it? For that matter, what percentage of high school teachers could pass it? And – – what percentage of […]

Political Union or Political Chaos?

“…Talk to virtually any person on the street about the political, economic, legal or court situation within the United States and you may get an earful about “what is wrong with America.” The speaker may even speculate about when the train went off the tracks, so to speak. But if one actually demonstrates by Supreme […]

For True Patriots (Civics 101, Part I)

“…As there are several definitions of the word “Patriot” I personally construe the meaning to be one who loves and defends, not just with words but with appropriate action, the Creator endowed Rights of Life, Liberty, and Property of family and Country – against all enemies and tyrants, foreign and domestic, and living under God’s […]

Future American Lawyers Take a Stand for Freedom

“…Many patriotic Americans have rightly worried about the nation’s future in the hands of today’s younger generation. Proven time and again is their lack of understanding for American ideals and principles of limited government, thanks to a woefully inadequate education from government schools. However, such fears received at least a small reprieve on January 24, […]

What Is Jury Nullification?

“…Courts recently have been reluctant to encourage jury nullification, and in fact have taken several steps to prevent it. In most jurisdictions, judges instruct jurors that it is their duty to apply the law as it is given to them, whether they agree with the law or not. Only in a handful of states are […]

George Mason’s Master Draft of the Bill of Rights

“…During the Federal Convention, on September 12, 1787, Elbridge Gerry and George Mason proposed that a committee be appointed to prepare a bill of rights. This proposal was unanimously rejected by the State delegations, and in consequence both withheld their signatures from the new Constitution. Mason wrote his Objections to This Constitution of Government which […]

George Mason: Objections to This Constitution of Government

In the 1780s, George Mason, a state leader in Virginia, opposed the Constitution and worked against its adoption by writing his own pamphlets. He was concerned that too much power would be concentrated in the new federal government and that individual rights would not be protected. As you read note Mason’s remark, “In the House of […]

Juror Nullifies Judge

“…Serving on a jury that was hearing the case of a young man charged in an illegal drug case, she stated that she could not vote to convict because she answered to a higher power than the judge, District Judge John Bradbury…”

A Declaration Of Sovereignty And
Rejection Of The National I.D. Card

“After giving the matter considerable thought, our senators are sleeping at the helm. It is up to the people in each of the states to petition and call on their separate state legislatures to pass an amendment banning the Real ID Act and any similar enactments. The time is at hand to call for a […]

OPPOSE The North American
Cooperative Security Act (NACSA)

When I ran across this last night I knew I had to post it right away. The North American Cooperative Security Act (NACSA) is just another removal of any sovereignty we have left as a nation. Thanks to the National Health Federation for bringing this to everyone’s attention. The original post can be found here–along […]

Women and Guns

There are those who believe that the fight for liberty is exclusively a man?s fight. That is not true. Lee Parker is dedicated to truth and freedom, a patriotic woman who has given the last dozen years of her life to efforts to expose lies and reveal truths concerning the unalienable rights to life, liberty […]

Citizenship and The United States Constitution

Brent Johnson is currently director of Freedom Bound International , a Common Law service center specializing in educating Americans as to their natural rights. In addition to hosting the hit international radio show The Voice of Freedom – heard by over eight million listeners each week – and having authored the book The American Sovereign […]