The Constitution of the United States, Preamble, Article. I. Section. 1. The Legislature

The United States Constitution and The Declaration of Independence (Preamble) We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this … Read more

Pocket Constitution – The Constitution at your fingertips

A free download of our Pocket Constitution is available on Scribd. The Constitution at your fingertips The Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and the Amendments to the Constitution, all in a handy pocket-sized booklet. Single copies of this Pocket Constitution are available for $5 by sending a self-addressed stamped business (#10) envelope (SASBE) with first … Read more

The Declaration of Independence

The United States Constitution and The Declaration of Independence Another version of the Declaration of Independence is here.   See comparison of First Draft, Reported Draft, and Engrossed Copy – USHistory.org “Which Version is This, and Why Does it Matter?” Declaration Resources Project, Harvard University, January 2018     The Declaration of Independence: Liberty   … Read more

“You were always free to go.”

Advocates of liberty and limited government should not concede the concept of “law and order” to those who engage in “excessive use of police powers.” Those who actually believe in law and order would hold police and prosecutors, as well as criminal suspects, to the rule of law; and that seems to be what the … Read more

The Fifth Amendment – Why you don’t talk to the police without an attorney

In a brilliant pair of videos, Prof. James Duane of the Regent University School of Law and Officer George Bruch of the Virginia Beach Police Department present a forceful case for never, ever, ever speaking to the police without your lawyer present. Ever. Never, never, never. “Law prof and cop agree: never ever ever ever … Read more

Faculty Favorites: Dining and Places – Martha Angle

We asked our faculty and authors to share with us some of their favorite things about living in our nation’s capital. Their responses are posted in “Faculty Favorites” Martha Angle (bio), associate editor at Congressional Quarterly, shares her favorites. Favorite Places to Visit Phillips Collection — Superb art in a comfortable, accessible setting. Renoir’s “The … Read more

“Communist crimes are less known than fascist ones.”

Communist crimes are less known than fascist ones. While newly released archives from the former Soviet bloc will unquestionably deepen our understanding of the Holocaust, we already have a plethora of photographic documentation, surviving physical evidence, magnificent museums and survivor testimony. By contrast, Soviet atrocities are practically ignored. The reason is certainly not a paucity … Read more