By J. Huston McCulloch | Wednesday February 1, 2017 at 11:57 AM PDT | Comments Off on Term Limits for Supreme Court Justices?
Article III, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution provides that “Judges, both of the supreme and inferior Courts, shall hold their Offices during good Behaviour ...” The result is that instead of choosing Justices on the basis of their experience, maturity and gravitas, there is a premium on packing the Court with youngsters who...
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By William Watkins | Tuesday November 15, 2016 at 1:33 PM PDT | Comments Off on In Politics, Innovation Isn’t Always Progress
Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton called for innovative solutions for what ails America. For the former it was a new fence on our southern border that will supposedly be funded by Mexico; for the latter it was free (i.e., taxpayer subsidized) college tuition. Fresh ideas, they told us, could “make America great again”...
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Tags: 2016 election, American History, Articles of Confederation, limited government, term limits, U.S. Constitution, U.S. history