James Madison

I remember traveling the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe after the fall of Communism. I found it interesting to see
A battle over efforts to call a constitutional convention is currently taking place throughout the country. Occurring below
The system wasn’t supposed to work this way. The Founding Fathers deliberately devised a structure in which someone like
Our nation's Founders knew that because the presidency "was to be administered by a single man ... corruption was more within the compass of probable events," as James Madison explained.
The same obligation exists for members of the House and Senate. All won democratically but none are relieved from representing
With election day fast approaching, it's worth asking: What is a voter responsible for doing?
The theatrical film, Hell or High Water, by design or coincidence, offers a useful vehicle for an important national concern.
The American Constitution has been called "the most wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man." It was authored by men who had surpassing confidence in the human mind--men who were convinced that people were capable of "establishing good government from reflection and choice," to the end that self-evident truths about human nature, discernible through reason, would be honored in social life.
Perhaps the time has come to launch a modern 21st century conversation, ten years long, about our election procedures, our governing mechanisms, and the 18th century constitutional structures bequeathed to us by our founders.
You probably think I'm nuts. Just after the Senate has killed two bills that would have modestly restricted gun rights, am I seriously proposing that we tamper with the wording of the Second Amendment?
Cargo pants can be hazardous to your life. Once the go-to pants for men who don't carry purses -- cargo pants are a problem for a growing segment of boomers and geezers.
"Oppression doesn't disappear just because you decided not to teach us that chapter."