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Dirty Dan Feltes

How Low Can Danny Go? … Feltes Tramples the Constitution in Order to Reinstitute Voter-Fraud

Steve already posted about this HERE. But I have a few things I want to say about it, so better late than never. The most important aspect of our system of government in terms of keeping government in check and thereby keeping us free is the separation of powers. The framers of our State and …

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What’s New in the Impeachment Procedures

What’s New in the Impeachment Procedures

Much of the attention on House Resolution 660 to advance the impeachment of the President has failed to note the significant differences from resolutions authorizing previous presidential impeachments.  Previous resolutions authorized those impeachment inquiries at the outset.

Tyranny Comes From Accumulation of Power

“The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands… may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.” – James Madison, Federalist 47  Tyranny comes from accumulation of power in one branch of government. Growth Madison today would be horrified that the administrative state has added both legislative and judicial powers to …

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Supreme Court Heard Oral Argument in a Blaine Amendment Case

Separation of Powers… Required but Denied… Gundy v. U.S. …

The framers of the Constitution knew the job of keeping the legislative power confined was tricky. They understood doing so is key to the nation remaining a representative republic. The power of the legislative branch couldn’t be trusted to self-policing by Congress. Separation of powers… Often enough, legislators face rational incentives to pass problems to …

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Gundy v. U.S. … Separation of Powers… Required but Denied

The framers of the Constitution knew the job of keeping the legislative power confined was tricky. They understood doing so is key to the nation remaining a representative republic. The power of the legislative branch couldn’t be trusted to self-policing by Congress. Separation of Powers… Often enough, legislators face rational incentives to pass problems to …

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603 Summit: Dan Itse

Dan Itse is a former long time NH State Representative and recognized as an expert on our Constitutions (both NH and US) (and a Grokster!) and was representing the Madison Project. He concentrates on a new (but well over due and in line with the REINS Act) in talking about The Regulation Freedom Amendment to …

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Federalist 49 & 51

From 49th Federalist Here are a couple of samples from The Federalist Papers that may serve to raise your interest and encourage you to read them. My favorite Federalist writer was James Madison. The first selection is from 49th Federalist, in which Madison writes about the separation of powers. He explains why you have to …

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