William J. Watkins, Jr.
| Saturday June 3, 2017 at 11:33 AM PST
Gordon Lloyd has a review up on the Law of Liberty Blog of my book Crossroads for Liberty. Lloyd is the Dockson Emeritus Professor of Public Policy at Pepperdine University and has been heavily involved in the creation of the useful website TeachingAmericanHistory.org. I had the pleasure of meeting Professor Lloyd a few years...
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Tags: American Revolution, Anti-Federalists, Articles of Confederation, Constitution, constitutional convention, Crossroads for Liberty, Delaration of Independence, Federalist, Gordon Lloyd, Liberty Fund, Thomas Jefferson
| Monday February 18, 2013 at 2:34 PM PST
Presidents’ Day celebrates powerful executives as caricatured celebrities.
Tags: American History, Big Government, Books, Constitution, constitutional convention, Defense, executive branch, Founding Fathers, Korean War, Liberty, Military, Mount Rushmore, nationalism, Police, Power, Presidential Power, undeclared war, War
| Saturday February 23, 2008 at 2:05 PM PST
“That’s unconstitutional!” is a cry that sparks debates in kitchens, bars, coffee houses, and court houses. The notion of a constitution runs deep and divisively in American culture, but it also unites us in a common “rights talk.” Yet how much attention do we give to the 50 state constitutions? The potential and power...
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Tags: Budget and Tax Policy, California, constitutional convention, constitutional law, Elections, Kelo, Law, Politics, same-sex marriage