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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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Common Core National Standards and Tests: Empty Promises and Increased Federal Overreach Into Education

Common Core National Standards and Tests: Empty Promises and Increased Federal Overreach Into Education

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The Unfinished Work of Welfare Reform

The Unfinished Work of Welfare Reform

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The Newtown Tragedy: Complex Causes Require Thoughtful Analysis and Responses

The Newtown Tragedy: Complex Causes Require Thoughtful Analysis and Responses

John Malcolm JOHN MALCOLM, JENNIFER A. MARSHALL, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract In responding to horrific crimes such as the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, individuals, families, civil society, and possibly government must channel their concerns into effective measures that are consistent with the Constitution. As we try to make society [...]

Are We Helping Poor Americans?

Are We Helping Poor Americans?

JENNIFER MARSHALL - HERITAGE FOUNDATION At the end of the year, many people take time to make charitable donations. But caring for those in need is a year-round responsibility—and when it comes to public policy, conservatives have an important opportunity to articulate an effective response to poverty and social breakdown in America. A [...]

Our Christmas Wish – The Gift of Gratitude

Our Christmas Wish – The Gift of Gratitude

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Why Tim Tebow Keeps Smiling

Why Tim Tebow Keeps Smiling

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Why Does Religious Freedom Matter?

Why Does Religious Freedom Matter?

By Jennifer Marshall, Heritage Foundation Religious liberty and a thriving religious culture are defining attributes of the United States, characterizing the American order as much as its political system and market economy. From the earliest settlements of the 17th century to the great social reform causes led by religious congregations in [...]

China: A Serious Crisis Between State and Church That is Still Unfolding

China: A Serious Crisis Between State and Church That is Still Unfolding

By Jennifer Marshall, Heritage Foundation Nineteen Chinese pastors have joined together to send a remarkable petition to the National People’s Congress on behalf of one of Beijing’s largest underground churches. The Shouwang church is the most recent target of Communist authorities’ crackdown on the unauthorized house church movement [...]

Lower Charitable Deduction Bad News for NPR … and All Charities

Lower Charitable Deduction Bad News for NPR … and All Charities

By Jennifer A. Marshall, Heritage Foundation Just when National Public Radio needs it most, the Obama administration wants to reduce the tax deduction for charitable contributions. NPR went into serious fundraising mode when the House of Representatives voted to end the taxpayer subsidy that provides about 15 percent of the budget for a [...]