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Monday December 22nd 2014

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Justice Joseph Story on Original Intent and Religious Freedom

Justice Joseph Story on Original Intent and Religious Freedom

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Justice Joseph Story served as a Supreme Court Justice from 1811 through 1845. His Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States (first published in 1833) was required reading in U.S. law schools for over a century, being a cornerstone of early American jurisprudence. As such, it was and still is a [...]

Cicero: One Law for All

Cicero: One Law for All

DAILY DABBLE IN THE CLASSICS, CICERO Cicero (106-43 BC) In the last years of the Roman Republic, Marcus Tullius Cicero, penned his dialogue De Legibus (On the Laws). Regarding the Nature of Man, of Justice, of Right, of True Law and of the Framer and Proposer of this Law, Cicero testified: Of all these things respecting which learned men [...]

NEA and God: A Partnership In Denial

NEA and God: A Partnership In Denial

BY STEVE FARRELL Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 12 A little secret is out. Maybe you’ve heard? The enter stage left ‘let’s kick God and morality out of the classroom’ National Education Association was once a ‘wee’ bit more in God’s camp then they’d ever admit today. Witness the NEA’s 406 page, 1941, American [...]

The Public Consequences of So-Called Private Choices

The Public Consequences of So-Called Private Choices

BY STEVE FARRELL Should the decision to partake of illegal drugs become sacrosanct, now and forever? Or to put it another way, are all moral choices, no matter how extreme, beyond the reach of the law because they involve private decisions on moral matters? This is a good question. There are political forces both on the left and on the right [...]

Young Men Think Old Men Are Fools

Young Men Think Old Men Are Fools

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL George Chapman observed, in 1605, “Young men think old men are fools.” So do American progressives young and old. They are the sort to daily spit into the wind of “all past historical experience” demanding the abandonment of everything American—especially our “horse and buggy” Constitution and [...]

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