Defending the Judeo-Christian Heritage, limited government, and the American Constitution
Sunday August 2nd 2015

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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 7
Federalist 69 - by Alexander Hamilton. 1. What are the chief characters in regards to the President as outlined in the proposed Constitution? 2. Why does Hamilton believe the term of office for a President should be longer than three years? 3. What was the term of office for the king of England and what, in your opinion, is the potential for abuse in such a term? Would the term of office of the king of England present any advantages - in the Founders experience and in your opinion - over over the new American system? Read all of the questions and post your response at our new resource Self-Educated Man

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Looking for Waldo Can you find the disappearing labor force?

Looking for Waldo Can you find the disappearing labor force?

BRUCE YANDLE, THE FREEMAN At one time or another, we have all been intrigued by graphic puzzles that invite us to find Waldo, the proverbial everyman lost in a photo packed with people. A creation of Martin Handford, a British writer of children’s stories,  Waldo is fun to find in the crowd for young and old alike. But Handford offers [...]

The Tilting Point: “Robbing Peter to Pay Paul”

The Tilting Point: “Robbing Peter to Pay Paul”

BRUCE YANDLE, THE FREEMAN In medieval times, taxpayers in England’s St. Peter’s parish were required to subsidize parishioners of St. Paul’s who fell behind in providing support for the established church in their region. At least that’s how the story goes. Put another way, the good folks in Paul’s didn’t mind at all when those in [...]

Why Capitalism?

Why Capitalism?

BRUCE YANDLE, THE FREEMAN Allan Meltzer is an eminent professor of economics at Carnegie-Mellon University. He is a world-renowned U.S. Federal Reserve scholar, a 1973 founder and chairman of the Shadow Open Market Committee, and an American Economic Association Distinguished Fellow. What else could he possibly add to those laurels? Meltzer [...]